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Job Title:   Police Dispatcher
Pay Grade:   4
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   006143
Department / Hospital:   UM POLICE

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

Police Dispatcher - $15.84/hr (Position #006143)

The University of Miami Police Department is now accepting applications for full-time position of Police Dispatcher. The UM Police Department is a professional law enforcement agency which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and serves the Coral Gables campus with a wide range of public services. Our staff is comprised of several units including Administration, Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Crime Prevention, Security and Communications. UMPD officers are certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and patrol the campus on foot and in vehicles. 
The police dispatcher position is designated as essential personnel and will continue to work during periods where the University may suspend normal operations due to events such severe weather, natural disasters and/or hazardous situations.

The duties of Police Dispatcher include receiving emergency and non-emergency calls by phone, providing travel instructions, campus information and directing visitors to campus areas, monitoring radios and alarm system, issuing equipment, and coordinating joint activities between Coral Gables Police and UM Police. Dispatchers are also responsible for monitoring CCTV security screens, radio communication, and security telephones, etc, monitoring security/parking radio traffic and dispatching units as required, scheduling campus escorts, provide backup assistance for relief schedules at the dispatch desk. Shift includes evenings, weekends and some mandatory overtime may be required.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must possess high school diploma or equivalent, at least one year related work experience in fast-paced, customer service settings (retail, dispatching, etc.), excellent PC skills, clear voice diction, superior communication skills, and able to multi-task efficiently. Apply online at

Applicants must be eligible to work in the US and must pass a thorough background investigation.

Employment includes:

• UM tuition remission (2 courses per semester free)
• Group Medical & Dental insurance
• Shift Differential pay
• Other UM employee benefits

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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