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Position Information

Position Title Dispatcher
Division General University
Department Mercer Police
Vacancy Number 18-138
Work Location Atlanta
Hours per week 40 hours/week
Scheduled Hours

Answers phones and maintains radio contact with officers. Maintains the daily log of incidents and submission of reports. Monitors surveillance of cameras on campus and performs other related duties as assigned.


Requires HS diploma or GED and excellent telephone and communication skills. Must be computer literate and detail oriented with the ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner. Must be willing to work assigned shifts. Current GCIC certification and/or previous experience working in a police department is desirable.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category Staff
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Base: $10.71/hour
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Pay Basis Bi-weekly
Internal posting only? No
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or a GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a current GCIC certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe any prior experience working in a police department.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Mercer University's mission is to teach, to learn, to create, to discover, to inspire, to empower and to serve. Having read this, how do you see yourself fitting in and contributing to the mission?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter