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Emergency Dispatcher

Apply now Job no: 496502
Department: Miami University Police
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Public Safety
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Emergency Dispatcher


$17.40 hr/F2

Job Summary:

Assists in providing a safe and secure campus environment by receiving and prioritizing emergency calls for police and fire services, and relaying accurate information to responding personnel

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 and one year of dispatch, or related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Desired Qualifications:

Emergency Dispatcher state certification

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:

Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.

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 sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all 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.
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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