Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Program Assistant who performs a variety of tasks in support of the Student Support Services (SSS) program. This position responds to inquires regarding office procedures and services, informs staff on data entry issues and concerns, maintains student and general files, schedules appointments and maintains the book loan program. The incumbent represents the program to clients, participants, staff and the community. This position reports to the Director for Student Support Services.
This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by October 13, 2022 @ 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
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Enter, retrieve and manipulate student data in SSS database;
Record pending/active/inactive participant data;
Update student data in Student Management System (SMS) including add/drop/withdrawal;
Provide staff with weekly/quarterly/yearly reports as requested by Director;
Input data on tables and spreadsheets to maintain program records;
Process and maintain reports of various SSS documents;
Schedule intake appointments and SSS meetings;
Request information regarding financial eligibility status of students from the CBC Financial Aid Department;
Input and maintain client information (i.e., progress reports) and tutor information in database and provide data reports to Program Support Supervisor;
Record exit information in database;
Input statistical data relative to program activities using spreadsheet and database software;
Collaborate with other departments and outside agencies to compile and disseminate information;
Maintain spreadsheets and inventory for the book loan library; track and keep check-out list;
Organize purchasing and surplus of books;
Answer phones and respond to general inquires, type correspondence, keep inventory of supplies, prepare documents/fliers/quarterly newsletter for mailing; and
Perform other related duties.
High school diploma or equivalent; and
Two (2) years of applicable clerical experience.
*Equivalent education and experience will substitute on a year for year basis.
Experience in grant-funded programs particularly with Department of Education grants such as TRiO.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.