North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD)
Internal Number: 3156087
Administrative Assistant II
North Orange County Community College District
Position Number: 2015547P
Location: Fullerton College
Department: FC Fine Arts
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.)
Job Description: Performs complex administrative duties independently in support of one or more functional areas, departments or administrators within established rules and regulations; organizes and 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 judgement, knowledge and explanation of policies.
Plans, coordinates and assists in the preparation and maintenance of class and faculty schedules, room assignments, textbook orders, and associated paperwork; assists instructors with preparation of curriculum, forms, applications, and testing materials; ensures classrooms and instructional areas are maintained; assists students with registration.
Coordinates and facilitates special projects, such as receptions, facilities use and events; maintains calendar of activities; coordinates travel arrangements, approves, prepares and distributes promotional and informational materials; maintains current mailing lists.
Monitors department expenditures and budgets; approves expenditures within established guidelines; assists with budget development and tracks status of budgets; maintains petty cash accounts; responds to inquiries regarding financial issues.
Evaluates and processes forms, transcripts and applications; verifies data for accuracy, completeness and compliance within established procedures; enters data into computer system; monitors, calculates and submits time sheets; maintains confidential files and data.
Types and may compose and edit correspondence, memos, letters, agendas and reports; revises schedules, forms, reports, records, and other information; prepares statistical information for use in reports; schedules appointments and meetings; attends meetings and transcribes and distributes minutes; initiates and answers telephone calls; screens and directs calls; greets visitors and directs to appropriate personnel; routes and distributes incoming mail and other materials; prepares outgoing mail and packages.
Orders supplies and prepares purchase requisitions; tracks orders to assure delivery and payment; responds to 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.
Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Primary Purpose: This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of complex and specialized administrative duties to support one or more functional areas, departments or administrators; and coordinating office functions to assure efficient operations. This requires specialized knowledge in the specific area supported (e.g. financial aid, student services, health services, various instructional areas, and any other departments).
Working Relationships: The Administrative Assistant II 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 55 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
Special Requirements: Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a transcript (may be unofficial). Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.
Minimum two (2) 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. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.
Desirable Qualifications: Ability to type at 55 words per minute
Strong oral and written communication skills Demonstrated attention to detail Ability to adapt quickly to changing scenarios Ability to multi-task and prioritize work Ability to learn new technologies, systems, and protocols quickly and efficiently Ability to work collaboratively with fellow staff, faculty, and students Experience synthesizing data into spreadsheets such as Excel or other appropriate formats Experience with budget procedures and record-keeping techniques including but not limited to preparing purchase requisitions and account monitoring Experience creating, coordinating, and managing schedules, preferably in an academic setting Strong organizational skills Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the barriers faced by immigrant and first generation students. Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.
Working Conditions: 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: $4,523 - $5,482 Per Month
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting Number: 2015547P
Open Date: 06/16/2022
Close Date: 6/30/2022
Special Instructions Summary:Special COVID 19 Notice: Interviews may be held in person (following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual format. Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District. The North Orange County Community College District is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. The Board of Trustees voted to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees and those students enrolled in on-campus classes with allowances for religious or medical exemptions as defined by law. The due date for employees and students to be fully vaccinated is November 1, 2021. More information can be found on our District website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19 . Work Schedule: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,District employees are currently working a hybrid schedule of remote work and in-person each week until further notice. Number of in-person days may vary by position/department. Questions regarding the work schedule may be discussed with Hiring Manager if selected as an interview candidate.
Tentative interview date set for Monday, July 25, 2022. 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
Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.