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Public Safety Administrative Assistant

Thiel Public Safety department seeks qualified candidates for the position of Public Safety Administrative Assistant.

This full-time, 12 month position is responsible for operating the College telephone console in a friendly and courteous manner following College and departmental guidelines, protocols and procedures; performs clerical functions of the Public Safety department; coordinates fleet vehicle scheduling, service and maintenance, local student shuttle program, and processes ID cards and parking passes.

Qualified candidates must pass extensive background screenings and fingerprinting.

Education and Experience:  

  • College degree preferred/high school degree or equivalent required. 
  • Previous console or dispatch experience preferred.
  • Ability to operate phone console, radio dispatch, computer, and other office equipment; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and data entry programs; effective customer service, oral, and written communication skills; ability to relate with diverse populations; strong record keeping skills.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Represent the college in a professional manner, including but not limited to conveying information accurately and courteously, answering and directing calls through a central console (including emergency calls), maintaining confidentiality, and providing good customer service.
  • Maintain proper records.
  • Observe and report on fire and security systems.
  • Maintain Public Safety files and databases and produce departmental reports.
  • Manage the development and distribution of ID cards and parking passes.
  • Coordinate fleet vehicles and shuttle service, including maintenance appointments and recoding keeping for fleet and police vehicles, and the hiring, training, and supervision of shuttle drivers.
  • Generate correspondences for the Public Safety department as needed.
  • Distribute room and vehicle keys.
  • Assist in compliance efforts such as Clery Act, Uniform Crime Reports, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skill and Abilities:

Knowledge/Skilled in:

  • Efficient office procedures and current technology.
  • Interpersonal and written communication.
  • Exercising discretion and independent judgment.
  • Using tact, patience, and courtesy.

Ability to:

  • Work within the general range of an office environment, including filing, telephone use, and handwriting. 
  • Use manual dexterity.
  • Perform repetitive keyboard activity.
  • Minimally lift and/or carry functions greater than 25 lbs.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, initiative and independence.
  • Work with confidential and sensitive information.

Working Conditions:

Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8am – 4pm, but some evening and weekend hours may be required.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to employment@thiel.edu.  All application materials must be attached in a single PDF document using candidate’s last name as the document title.

Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.