Tiger Bookstore is hiring! (U of M) Need extra cash and want to work in a fun-filled environment?

Looking for full & part time textbook and merchandise associates.

Experience a plus, but not necessary. Students and non-students encouraged to apply! Pleasant attitudes and flexible schedules are a must.

Please send your resume to Jeremy Stinson at jeremy@tigerbookstore.com, or complete and send your application online.

Have fun working at our bookstore, help with community activities, assist with Memphis Tigers game days, and more!


Notice Only – Do Not Apply Online (See How To Apply Below)

POSITION:     POLICE RADIO DISPATCHER– (30 Openings)   ANNUAL SALARY:  $40,630.20 – $52,231.40; BI-WEEKLY:  $1,562.70 – $2,008.90    Police Services/Communications   J.O. #15-100

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSWorks under the general direction of an assigned supervisor in the E-911 PSAP/Communications Service Center, Police Services.  Operates a computer-aided telephone, dispatch  and digital trunked simulcast radio system in order to provide emergency and routine dispatcher services to officers and the public.

  1. Collects and records information received by documenting the nature of the call, location and circumstances of the call, description of the responsible parties and/or suspects, and the name and number of the caller.
  2.  Determines the order of response to emergency and non-emergency calls based on available resources.
  3.  Researches geographical information to assist Police Officers in responding to emergency and non-emergency calls.
  4.  Maintains status of field units through the use of the CAD system via trunked radio system.
  5.  Broadcasts information in order to dispatch units and to provide descriptions of suspects; monitors travel and scene times in order to evaluate unit status and determine officers’ safety.
  6. Updates various lists and files in order to secure required wrecker and ambulance services and to have accurate and timely information available for callers requesting service.
  7. Attains and maintains State of Tennessee certification through approved training for public safety dispatcher on the National Crime Information Center (NCIC)/Tennessee Information Enforcement Systems (TIES)/National Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (NLETS).
  8. Provides Police Officers with information on stolen vehicles, wanted persons, criminal history, etc. by accessing the TIES, NCIC and NLETS databases and enters information into and responds to inquiries from other law enforcement agencies through these systems.


Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned from time to time.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires the use of equipment such as video/monitor receivers, computer-aided telephones, radio and dispatch systems to review information and check the status of particular events; operates TTD telephone for the hearing and speech impaired.  Requires the ability to communicate effectively to obtain and record information from the caller.  Ability to simultaneously perform multiple tasks.  Ability to recognize potential life and safety hazards or other critical aspects and to dispatch accordingly for effective coverage of the incident.  Ability to maintain composure and to deal effectively with people in emergency situations.  Involves contact with staff and police personnel and various other emergency responders.


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  The E-9-1-1 PSAP/Communications service center is highly secured enclosed area.  Incumbents must remain at the assigned work station except for designated break and lunch periods and are not allowed to leave their radio dispatch position without a relief dispatcher.  Since incumbents perform duties in close proximity with each other, background noise from calls received by other incumbents may be distracting.



  1. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  2. Must be a citizen of the United States.
  3. Must not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances.
  4. For those who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States, type of release/discharge must be “honorable”.
  5. High school graduate or equivalent; must type at least 25 words per minute typing score on tests designated by Personnel; must successfully pass a battery of psychological tests, a Structured Interview Board, reading test, and dispatch test; must have effective written and interpersonal skills; geographical knowledge of the City of Memphis is preferred; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be willing to work various shifts, holidays and rotate days off.  Must obtain State of Tennessee certification on the NCIC/TIES/NLETS systems as a  public safety dispatcher within one (1) year of employment and must maintain such certification as a condition of continued employment.   Bilingual abilities strongly preferred.


  1. MEMPHIS POLICE TRAINING ACADEMY, 4371 OK Robertson Road, Memphis, TN 38127
  2. CRIMINAL JUSTICE CENTER (CJC) – 12th Floor, 201 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103


  1. OLD ALLEN STATION – 3633 New Allen Road, Memphis, TN 38128
  2. RAINES STATION – 791 East Raines Road, Memphis, TN 38116
  3. MORIAH STATION – 2602 Mt. Moriah Road, Memphis, TN 38115
  4. CRUMP STATION – 949 E. H. Crump Blvd, Memphis, TN 38104
  5. TILLMAN STATION – 426 Tillman Street, Memphis, TN 38112
  6. SOUTH MAIN STATION – 545 South Main, Suite 216, Memphis, TN 38103
  7. AIRWAYS STATION – 2234 Truitt Street, Memphis, TN 38114
  8. APPLING FARMS STATION – 6850 Appling Farms Parkway, Memphis, TN 38133
  9. RIDGEWAY STATION – 3840 Ridgeway Road, Memphis, TN 38115

Visit www.MPDacademy.com to download and print an application if you reside 80 miles outside of Memphis, TN

For additional information, please contact the Memphis Police Department Training Academy at 901-357-1700



Place:  Memphis Police Training Academy

                4371 O.K. Robertson Road, Memphis, TN 38127

Dates:                   Thursday, May 28th, 2015 – Friday, June 12, 2015 (excluding Saturday & Sunday) No applications will be accepted after Friday, June 12, 2015 @ 12:00 noon.

Time:                     8:00 A.M. to 5:00 p.m.



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Deputy Director, Division of Parks & Neighborhoods
125 N. Main Street, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38103

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Community Alliance for the Homeless

Memphis, TN 38103-2269

44 N 2ND ST, Suite 302

Job Title: MSFI Project Director

Reports to: Executive Director

Directly Supervises: None

Status: Full Time (position limited to grant agreement expiring 09/30/2017)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: $38,000 – $40,000

Job Summary: The Memphis Strong Families Initiative (MSFI) Project Director is responsible for monitoring systems level processes and outcomes of the MSFI. The Project Director provides day-to-day project management, support, community engagement, collaboration coordination, resource development and coordination for the Memphis Strong Families Initiative.

Essential Functions:

• Project management, coordination and accountability

• Oversees and evaluates the effectiveness of the program delivery provided by the MSFI sub


• Grant management including monitoring visits with sub grantees; monitoring program files, tenant charts, and tenant satisfaction.

• Fiscal management including the development and execution of sub grants, reviews reimbursement requests, and approves requests prior to submission to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

• Develops, writes, edits and/or contributes to reports to funders

• Liaison to the local evaluator and the federal partners including the Resource Center, Urban Institute, and the Children’s Bureau

• Provide technical assistance and training to improve program outcomes

• Convenes and participates in collaborative efforts with providers

• Increase community linkages, develops and coordinates resources to address needs of MSFI’s program participants

• Convenes and staffs Management Team Meetings

• Attends Executive Team and Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) Meetings

• Conducts on-going review and analysis of literature on family homelessness and other special needs populations

• Maintains expert knowledge of evidenced based models implemented in the demonstration project

• Attends recommended training and conferences to ensure development of knowledge base

• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Passion for combating homelessness, domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness

• Enthusiastic self-motivation, the ability to motivate others, and little need for supervision

• Ability to maintain positive approach with community partners

• Excellent oral and written communication skills including excellent customer services in person and on the phone.

• Professional demeanor and maturity

• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Use

Core Behavioral Competencies

• Attention to Detail—Excellent attention to detail and strong follow-through skills for completing projects and accomplishing goals. Able to follow detailed processes and procedures and to ensure accuracy in documentation and data. Organizes and maintains a system of records.

• Commitment to Task—Able to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and to persist in spite of obstacles. Demonstrates dependability in difficult circumstances and shows a sense of urgency about getting results. Able to handle and prioritize multiple complex tasks within a deadline and with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

• Coping—Able to maintain a solution-oriented approach while dealing with interruptions and interpersonal conflict.

• Service Focus—Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery. Able to work with diverse groups of people and to deal effectively and proactively with service failures. Effectively prioritizes stakeholder and public needs.

• Flexibility—Able to perform a wide range of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change. Manage transitions effectively from task to task. Effectively adapts to varying stakeholder and public needs.

• Quality—Able to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines. Reinforces excellence as fundamental priority.

• Team Work—Able to share due credit with coworkers. Displays enthusiasm and promotes a friendly group working environment. Works closely with other groups as necessary. Supports group decisions and solicits opinions from coworkers.

Qualifications – Educations and/or Experience

• Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field of human services or and 3 years of experience with vulnerable populations; or Four year degree and 5 years of experience with vulnerable populations. Other combinations of education and work experience considered.

• Demonstrated research ability in identifying, locating and accessing primary and secondary local, statewide, regional and national statistics, studies and other research publications on homelessness and related issues and in analyzing/interpreting data/statistics/information resulting from that research.

• Grant administration experience including familiarity with reading and interpreting Federal regulations and guidelines

• Must possess a valid driver’s license and show proof of liability insurance coverage as required by the laws of the State of Tennessee.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to cafthhr@cafth.org.

Application closes at 5 pm on May 22, 2015.


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