Communications Officers


: $95,520.00 - $67,720.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Telecommunication/Wireless/Cable

Lycoming College seeks applications for part-time overnight Communications Officers in its Safety & Security Office. Communications Officers are responsible for answering the Safety & Security Office phone lines; provide assistance to students, faculty, staff, and others who enter the Safety & Security Office; coordinate and communicate with on-duty Security Officers regarding emergencies and requests for assistance; maintain communication logs; distribute keys; handle lost-and-found-items; and assist Security Officers and local law enforcement, fire, and other emergency service agencies as needed.

Job Requirements:

Successful candidates will have experience and skills in de-escalation of difficult situations, excellent customer service and interpersonal/communications skills, strong written communication skills, computer 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 working in the field of Safety& Security not required.

Part-time Communications Officers work 56 hours over each 2-week period (seven 8-hour shifts per 2 weeks) with every other weekend off. The hours for the position are 11 pm 7 am. 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 or apply in person at 112 Long Hall, Monday Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4 pm. Please reference Communications Officer in the subject line of email submissions of application materials.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. EOE

Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, assistant, clerical, front desk, office, office assistant, office manager, officer, store manager * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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