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All shifts - 7:00am - 3:00pm, 3:00pm - 11:00pm, 11:00pm - 7:00am, holidays and weekends


Commensurate with experience


Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.


High School Diploma


  • Dispatcher experience preferred but will train.
  • Able to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • IDACS Certified or willing to complete training to become certified

Job Summary:

The dispatcher must be able to multi-task and know exactly how to respond to any emergency that might arise. Must be able to prioritize and react while under stressful situations.

  • Answering calls and dispatching officers
  • Monitoring alarms
  • Managing the after hours switchboard
  • Answering general information questions
  • Handle parking and traffic issues
  • Vehicle registration
  • Dispatching Special Services for students


To apply for this position:

Step 1: Complete the Valparaiso University Employment Application.

Step 2: Complete the EEO form.

Step 3: Send electronic copy of cover letter, resume and list of references.

All materials may be sent electronically to: Human.Resources@valpo.edu (OR) fax to: 219-464-6887.


Please address cover letter to:

Becky Walkowiak, Chief of Police
Valparaiso University Police Department
Valparaiso, IN  46383


Equal Employment Opportunity – Non-Discrimination and Commitment to Diversity.

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experience to help constitute a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at:  http://www.valpo.edu/equalopportunity/index.php

NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Valparaiso University participates in E-VERIFY to confirm work authorization.