Administrative Assistant III
North Orange County Community College District
Position Number: CCC694
Location: Cypress College
Department: CC Foundations & Community Relations Dept
Percentage of Employment: 100%
Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)
Performs advanced administrative duties independently at the direction of the head of a functional activity within a college or District; manages daily activities to assure efficient operations; provides information to departments, personnel, students and the public on the phone and in person; answers questions and resolves problems requiring specialized and extensive knowledge of assigned area.
Prepares and maintains class schedules, room assignments, textbook orders, audio-visual and computer equipment, and associated paperwork; assists instructors with preparation of curriculum, forms, applications, and testing materials; ensures classrooms and instructional areas are maintained; assists with tenure reviews.
Plans and organizes special projects, committees, receptions and events as assigned; maintains calendar of activities, events and special meetings; schedules appointments and meetings; prepares agenda items and materials as required; attends meetings and transcribes and distributes minutes.
Assists in the compilation and preparation of budgets; maintains department expenditures and budgets; approves expenditures within established guidelines; calculates and submits time sheets; responds to inquiries regarding financial issues.
Maintains a variety of complex records of confidential nature including information regarding Board, District, personnel, student, or controversial matters; inputs and retrieves computerized data as required.
Composes and prepares correspondence independently; formats presentations and reports; develops and revises schedules and forms; compiles and prepares complex and difficult statistical and narrative reports from a variety of sources; greets visitors and directs to appropriate personnel; initiates and answers telephone calls; screens and directs calls; receives, opens, prioritizes, and routes mail.
Orders supplies and equipment, and prepares purchase requisitions; tracks orders to assure delivery and payment; processes facilities maintenance requests.
Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.
Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
Performs related duties as assigned.
This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of comprehensive, complex, and specialized administrative duties to support the head of a functional activity within a college or District; and managing office functions to assure efficient operations. This requires specialized knowledge in the functional area supported (e.g. financial aid, student services, health services, various instructional areas, and any other departments).
The Administrative Assistant III maintains frequent contact with various District departments and personnel, faculty, students and the public.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives
Knowledge of applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws
Knowledge of organization, policies, and rules of assigned department or program
Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment
Knowledge of record-keeping techniques
Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Knowledge of various computer software applications
Ability to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately
Ability to type at 60 wpm from clear copy
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment such as calculator, computer, copier, etc.
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to complete work efficiently with many interruptions
Ability to work confidentially with discretion
Ability to meet schedules and time lines
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to understand scope of authority in making independent decisions
Ability to review situations accurately and determine appropriate action according to established guidelines
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript.
Applicants selected for interview will be required to pass a typing test (60 wpm).
High school diploma or GED
Minimum four (4) years of administrative experience; may be supplemented by applicable college courses.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
Extensive customer service training or skills.
Experience taking initiative to ensure efficient and effective operations.
Familiarity in working with donor or contact management databases.
Experience writing and tracking thank you letters and managing the process for acknowledging donors.
Knowledge in working with a high profile Board of Directors or other governing body to answer questions, gather information, and prepare for meetings.
Experience working with students.
Experience implementing a scholarship program.
College or District office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.
Salary Range: $4,866 - $5,905 Per Month
Number of Vacancies: 1
Commitment to Diversity:
Posting Number: 2015303P
Open Date: 01/08/2019
Close Date: 1/23/2019
Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate N/A (not applicable). Do not use terms such as see resume or see attached.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/3368
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