Emergency Coordinator 1

Virginia State University is seeking a conscientious individual to serve as a dispatcher in the Virginia State University Police Department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Monitors department’s communications system. Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service and assistance by dispatching personnel via radio, telephone, or other methods of communication. Obtains information from callers to determine appropriate response methods and responds to message requests, including secure networks, regarding confidential information. Operates the Virginia Crime Information Network (VCIN) teletype equipment to ensure that all messages and inquiries are addressed. Assist walk-ins to the department. Monitors safety devices. Provide administrative support to the department.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Working knowledge of office practices and procedures. The candidate should be skilled in keyboarding. Demonstrate the ability to operate voice communications equipment. The candidate must be able to interpret and apply policies and procedures. Must have the ability to obtain a certification to operate NCIC, VCIN, and DMV equipment and databases. Have the ability to organize and prioritize tasks and assignments and work independently. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must be able to respond quickly in emergencies. Possess a high school diploma or equivalency. Must be willing to accept varied shift assignments.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified through VA State Police to operate NCIC, VCIN, and DMV equipment/databases. 

HOW TO APPLY:  Virginia State University only accepts applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS).  Resumes do not substitute for a completed online application.  Faxed, e-mailed, or mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Visit https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov  to complete an online application. 

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete criminal history background check, which may include fingerprinting.  The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable. 


VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.


Position Number
00610

Working Title
Dispatcher

Position Location
Virginia State University Police Department

Pay Band
3

Salary Range
$27,000 - $34,000

Date Posted
05/31/2022 

Closing
06/14/2022