Communication Officer

    Lycoming College
    One College Place, Williamsport, PA

    Job Description

    Lycoming College seeks applications for part-time overnight Communication Officers in its Safety & Security Office.  Communications Officers are responsible for answering the Safety & Security Office phone lines, providing assistance to students, faculty, satff, and others who enter the Safety & Security Office, coordinating and communication with on-duty Security Officers regarding emergencies and requests for assistance, maintaining communication logs, distributing keys, handling lost-and-found items, and assisting Security Officers and local law enforcement (fire and other emergency service agencies as needed).  Successful candidates will have experience and skills in de-escalation of difficult situations, excellent customer service and interpersonal/communication skills, strong written communication skills, comptuer skills (must be proficient with Word, email, etc.), the ability to use sound judgement in responding to emergency or stressful situations, the ability to follow written and verbal instructions, and the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.  High school diploma or GED required.  Prior experience in the field of Safety & Security not required.

    Part-time Communications Officer work 56 hours over each 2-week period (seven 8-hour shifts per 2 weeks) with every other weekend off.  The hours for the positions are 11p-7a.  Part-time Communications Officers are eligible for retirement benefits through the College.  Uniforms are provided.  Candidates must be able to pass a post-offer pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

    To Apply:  Submit a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references to please reference "Communications Officer" in the subject line of email submission of application materials.  Or Apply in person at 220 Long Hall, Monday-Friday between 8:30am-4:00pm. 

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

    Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College’s strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at

    Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posting ID: 547387668Posted: 2020-02-20