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Police Dispatcher

Police Dispatcher

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/18/2024
Full Time


Police Dispatcher

UIW Mission


Position Summary
The Police Dispatcher is responsible for dispatching University of the Incarnate Word Police Officers and Security Officers to any campus or University location upon request. Police Dispatcher reports to the Lieutenant.

Essential Functions


Job Duties


Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate with the community, visitors, officers and staff via phone and radio systems.
  • Ability to prioritize incoming calls and push out the necessary information to appropriate individuals in a timely manner.
  • Ability to maintain professional composure during high stress situations and obtain detailed information.
  • Must exercise good judgment in providing for the safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors and University Of The Incarnate Word property.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with other employees in the spirit of teamwork and collegiality.
  • Effective Oral communication skills; clear concise speaking voice and the ability to type 25 wpm.
  • Must abide by attendance standards as this is a critical 24 hour operations center.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Ability to successfully pass a physical and psychological evaluation as required by TCOLE standards.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.


Required Education
High School Diploma or GED Certificate.

Required Work Experience
Six (6) months of experience in a position that requires public contact, receptionist, dispatching or related duties.



Preferred Qualifications
  • Some College.
  • One year of job related experience.
  • One year experience to include experience with radio communications and computers.


Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
  • Must have or be able to obtain a TCOLE license as a condition of employment.
  • Must have a valid driver license, driving record that is insurable by UIW insurance carrier, and be at least 21 years of age, as required to drive for UIW.


Work Hours
Must be flexible to work varying shifts based on the needs of the department.Current shift schedules are:6am to 2pm2pm to 10pm10pm to 6amWork days are 5 days on, 2 days off.

Physical Demands
  • Long work hours in a restricted area.
  • Ability to clearly hear communication on phone, police radio system, and internal radio system.
  • Ability to speak clearly in emergency situations.


Posting Number: AS1898PO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Staff (non-exempt)
Desired Start Date: 08/01/2024
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Police Lieutenant
Salary: $37,157.00 Annualized
Open Date: 04/05/2024
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant
N/A.

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/26218

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).jeid-f8e9968b0fbde346a8aefa44a40e051d