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Siena College Public Safety Dispatcher/ Secretary in Loudonville, New York

Location: Loudonville, NY Category: Administrative and Staff Positions Posted On: Fri Mar 17 2023 Job Description:

This position has dual functions. One purpose of the position is to provide college wide communications support by fielding incoming telephone calls from the public, parents, agencies etc. and providing appropriate and accurate information, and/or connecting callers with the appropriate offices. The second major purpose is to provide communications and office support to the Department of Public Safety in order to assist in maintaining a safe campus by monitoring security systems, assessing calls for service, and deploying officers. Under limited supervision, simultaneously operates a multi-channel radio system and a multi-line telephone, while maintaining computer-aided dispatch systems and other computer systems. The dispatcher/ secretary is responsible for receiving, coordinating and disseminating critical information from various sources and maintaining radio contact with mobile/field units to monitor response, progress and any needed support. Provides classroom and on-the-job training to new Public Safety Officers as well as any additional duties assigned by Administrative Staff.

Salary: $16.97/hour

The hiring salary above represent the College's good faith estimate at the time of posting in compliance with the Albany County Salary Transparency Law.

Job Requirements:

An Associate's degree and a least one year of relevant experience are required. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. A background screening will be required. Must Have or be able to obtain a NYS Security Guard License.

Additional Information:


Siena College offers a generous benefit package to eligible full-time employees. The benefit package currently includes a retirement plan contribution equal to 10% of an eligible participant's compensation (as defined under the plan) after meeting the plan's eligibility requirements, and tuition reimbursement and exchange opportunities for eligible employees, spouses, and dependents. Eligible college employees currently enjoy a work schedule that includes half-day Fridays in the summer and an expansive holiday schedule, including up to two weeks off during winter break. Other perks currently include complimentary breakfast Thursdays in the dining hall, access to College community lectures and productions, complimentary College gym and library memberships, discounted and complimentary tickets to Siena Division I sporting events, and more. Opportunities for remote work may be available as well.

Siena cares for and values each member of its workforce and actively supports upward mobility. We are a community of Siena Saints, and as we often say, the world needs more Saints.

*Eligibility for individual employee benefits is determined at the time of hire and is subject to the terms and condition of the individual benefit.

Additional Information

Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

A COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy.