Company: Hollins University
Posted on: March 23, 2020
Hollins University is seeking qualified, team-oriented
candidates for a full-time security dispatcher. This front-facing
position serves and collaborates with the campus community 24
hours/day, 365 days/year, and interacts with students, employees,
guests, and visitors.
Dispatchers work a variety of shifts, which may include rotating or
permanent shift assignments, as well as holiday and weekend work.
The current vacancy works Sunday through Wednesday 3:30-11:30 p.m.
and on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Primary responsibilities include handling incoming emergency and
non-emergency requests for campus security, police, fire, and
emergency medical services, along with other appropriate university
personnel, and dispatching Campus Security and other appropriate
university personnel. Dispatchers monitor a variety of radio
frequencies, cameras, and alarm systems, and serve as a vital link
to those deployed. They are also responsible for issuing university
identification cards, keys, and equipment and for maintaining
records and files.
Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or
equivalent, a minimum of one year of related work experience, and
proficient computer skills. Candidates must also have strong verbal
and written communication skills including listening effectively;
relating well to others; collecting and documenting information
quickly, accurately, and thoroughly; and writing succinct reports.
Additionally, applicants must have excellent multitasking,
decision-making, and problem-solving skills, as well as abilities
to work independently and as a team member, and remain levelheaded
and provide support during emergencies and crises. Also needed is a
commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and belonging and a
willingness to learn and grow in the position. Final candidates
will be subject to a background investigation, including a criminal
history background check.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary
requirement, and contact information for three references to .
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue
until the position is filled.
Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer. Hollins values
diversity in its community, and strongly encourages applications
from members of underrepresented populations.
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