Posting Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer MA and PhD degrees and the College confers BA degrees in 30 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as the Wall Street Semester, Semester at the United Nations, Semester on Contemporary Art and Semester on Communications and Media in New York City and several international semester programs. The University also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

Drew University’s Public Safety Department is currently seeking a Gatehouse Monitor/Communication Officer. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Key responsibilities:
Responsible for providing emergency and non-emergency communication services in order to provide a safe and secure environment for the Drew community, and our visitors. Position requires use of several telephones, police radios, alarm systems, computer, and surveillance systems. Duties also include dispatching for 911 services, (police, fire and EMS). Responsible for updating and maintaining dispatch records, and the relay of information to officers in the field as requested.

This position will rotate shifts between the dispatch desk and the university gatehouse.Gatehouse responsibilities include monitoring and recording vehicles and pedestrians entering campus, issuing parking passes and collecting parking fees.

Candidates must have demonstrated computer skills, excellent phone etiquette, and good public relation skills. Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times. Must have the ability to work under considerable pressure and multi-task effectively. Qualified applicant must be trained in CPR Certification, and successfully pass basic Telecommunication course and Emergency Medical dispatch course. Selected candidate must be available nights, weekends and holidays.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and 2-3 professional references to


To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful  candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.