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IUPD Dispatch Communications Supervisor (Public Safety Dispatch Specialist)

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

DepartmentIU POLICE DEPARTMENT (UA-PD-IUBLA)Department InformationThis position will help support the Indiana University Police Department on the Indianapolis campus. Indiana University Public Safety pursues IU's commitment to providing the greatest degree of safety for all members of the IU community, consistent with the university's mission and environment, applicable legal and professional standards, and available resources. IU Public Safety directly oversees the IU Police Department , University Environmental Health and Safety , and Emergency Management and Continuity with a team of approximately 300 dedicated staff on a 24/7/365 operational basis across all campuses.Job Summary

  • Develops, communicates, and enforces appropriate processes and procedures for dispatch center(s).
  • Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulations for communication and record management to include retention and destruction, accuracy and safe storage of records, report requirements and retrieval; makes recommendations to leadership on policy and process changes.
  • Acts as a senior point of escalation to analyze and prioritize requests for emergency services and complaints involving fires, accidents, disturbances, and criminal activities from various sources and in a variety of communication methods (phone, radio, alarm systems, computer hardware/software, and face-to-face) for the university's dispatch centers.
  • Communicates and collaborates with public safety executive leadership, IUPD Command Staff, IU internal departments, external community organizations and other PSAPs; prepares budgetary and statistical reports for local, state and federal agencies as needed.
  • Participates in hiring and performance management (as well as corrective action) of Public Safety Dispatch positions; leads, trains, instructs, and evaluates the work of less experienced dispatchers, including performance for completeness, accuracy, and compliance within established university and departmental standards; investigates and resolves complaints against dispatchers; coordinates and oversees dispatch training for new dispatchers and cadet officer.
  • Organizes and facilitates state and federal audits of IDACS/NCIC. QualificationsEDUCATIONRequired
    • Bachelor's degree WORK EXPERIENCEPreferred
      • Communications, switchboard, dispatching or related experienceCombinations of related education and experience may be considered SKILLSRequired
        • Proficient communication skills
        • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
        • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
        • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
        • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
        • Highly thorough and dependable
        • Possesses a high degree of initiative
        • Ability to build strong customer relationships Working Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Work LocationBloomington, IndianaAdvertised SalaryThis is an exempt position with an annual salary not to exceed $55,000.Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
          • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
          • Dental insurance
          • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
          • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
          • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
          • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
          • Tuition benefit for IU classes
          • 10 paid holidays per year
          • Generous Paid Time Off
          • Paid Parental Leave
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: CoreFLSA: ExemptJob Function: Legal, Safety, & ProtectionJob Family: Public SafetyClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time. This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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