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Moravian College
Human Resources

JOB POSTING: Police Dispatcher

Posted: 1-24-2019

The part-time Police Dispatcher is responsible for receiving calls placed to the department and dispatching campus police/security officers as needed. In addition, this individual is responsible for the maintenance of logs, other necessary paperwork and other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or Office Manager. This position will fill the third shift (10:30pm-6:30am) every other Friday and Saturday. The minimum number of shifts is four (4) per month.

This position is part-time, 12 months, and eligible for limited benefits.

CLASSIFICATION: Support Staff
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

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QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalency is required. Must have knowledge of the geographical locations on campus and be able to communicate these locations to the appropriate individuals. Previous use of a 2-way police radio is preferred but not necessary. The position demands excellent organizational skills as well as superior interpersonal skills (verbal and written), and an ability to work closely with all constituencies of the College and Seminary including students, staff and faculty, in addition to the general public.  Computer literacy as well as experience with Microsoft Office, particularly database applications, word processing and spreadsheets is essential. Must maintain a valid or current PA operator’s license or operator’s license in the state which residing. Must submit to a criminal background check. Physical requirements include ability to sit at desk and answer telephones, with very occasional stretching to reach logbooks in overhead shelves. Phone answering does not prevent standing, stretching, or walking. Must be able to work all shifts (weekday and weekend) and extended shifts as deemed necessary to provide coverage for all shifts and special events.

TO APPLY: All application materials MUST be combined into ONE (1) document formatted as a PDF file. Limit application materials to the cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references. If your experience qualifies you for this challenging position, please send this document electronically to jobs@moravian.edu.  Include 'Police Dispatcher’ in the email subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. (Application materials combined into one (1) Word file will be considered.) Questions about the position may be directed to 610-861-1527.


Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE