Senior Administrative Assistant
Ms. Margaret Dawson joined the Office of Student Affairs in September 2015. Prior to joining Student Affairs, Ms. Dawson served the Notre Dame Security Police for over a decade, working as a Grounds Officer, Bike Patrol Officer, Communications Officer and with the Investigation Unit. These positions allowed her to participate in several training opportunities in basic campus security patrol, bike patrol school, self defense, CPR and first aid and first responder training. She is certified in Emergency Priority dispatch for Police, Fire and Medical and the State of Indiana IDACS system. Ms. Dawson attended classes for CLERY compliance reporting, and contributed to building the current Dispatch and RMS system used by the Department.
Ms. Dawson is certified in the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) self defense program for women, and is certified as a basic and advanced RAD Instructor working with the Office of RecSports, teaching classes each semester.
Prior to starting at the University in 2000, she maintained positions at the Niles City Police Department and local retail businesses. In her free time, Ms. Dawson enjoys spending time with her husband and five children.