Public Safety


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Be Part of UC

Join the University of Cincinnati Police Division

The University of Cincinnati Police Division is seeking applicants for Emergency Communications Dispatcher.

The UCPD is an internationally recognized police agency that prides itself in transparency, innovation, fairness, accountability, legitimacy, and collaboration with the community. We work with our partners in the community and across the university to support the greater mission of the university – the pursuit of academic excellence. We value a diverse and inclusive work environment and provide best-in-class training and education to provide the highest quality of service to our community.

Our Emergency Communications Dispatchers are at the heart of our operations. Their role is critical to keeping both officers and UC students, faculty and staff safe. Dispatchers are responsible for multiple functions that affect the safety of the university, including managing fire alarms, intrusion alarms, RCIC and LEADS, and monitoring cameras and radio communications. If you are passionate about public safety and are looking for a workplace with unique benefits, such as tuition remission for you and your immediate family, apply today.

Join one of the nation's leading universities and make a positive impact in the lives of others. UC Emergency Communications Dispatchers work every day to create a safe community, protecting those who are poised to change the world.

UCPD is an agency that invests in our people. Our benefits include:

  • A competitive salary and an excellent benefit package
  • Tuition remission for you, your spouse/domestic partner and your children
  • Extensive training opportunities
  • Work for one of the nation's leading universities
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Jill Schmidt

Emergency Communications Manager

51 W. Corry Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45221