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Emergency Dispatcher

Apply now Job no: 502840
Department: Miami University Police
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Public Safety
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Emergency Dispatcher


$20.45 hr/F2

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of functions related to radio dispatching of emergency services (police/fire/medical) for the campus community, and basic administrative functions for the Miami University Police Department.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Receives and prioritizes incoming emergency calls from campus; obtains necessary information from callers; dispatches appropriate personnel and relays accurate information regarding situation.
Monitors campus alarm system; notifies appropriate personnel regarding any alarms received; monitors emergency channels of other agencies.
Conducts various computer checks regarding parking violations and other information as requested by officers.
Assists callers by answering questions and providing information.
Performs other related duties as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires high school diploma or GED.

Desired Qualifications:

APCO/or related emergency dispatch training.
Previous Law enforcement emergency dispatching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of communications equipment.
Knowledge of various emergency response units and their functions.
Ability to remain calm and make correct decisions in stressful situations.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Typical office environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach resume and references with application.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
Benefit Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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