Recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for the past three years, the Lone Star College System (LSCS) is one of the fastest growing community college systems in Texas. We are the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and second largest community college in the state, serving over 90,000 credit and continuing education students each semester. LSCS is leading the way in creating programs that prepare students to meet the challenges of a global and technological society.
Lone Star College-University Park
Department Assistant-Veteran's Affairs (#9272) SO/UP
Operates a variety of office equipment, such as a personal computer, printer, photocopier, transcriber, facsimile, scanner, or calculator. Progressively utilizes the features of one or more standard business software packages up to the following skill level:
Word Processing: Performs sorts and merges, prints mass mailings, selects font attributes and changes.
Spreadsheets: Designs routine spreadsheets, sets up routine formulas, and prints desired sections.
Database: Sets up new database files and recommends screen improvements.
Reads mail, highlights action or important items, and attaches relevant files or information for manager’s review.
Screens calls for managers and responds to routine questions. Regularly gathers routine oral information from (or makes oral requests of) other administrative, maintenance, or clerical employees and/or outside vendors, customers, or the public.
Makes routine travel arrangements and schedules tentative appointments and group meetings at the direction of the manager.
Coordinates with internal and external sources to accomplish activities of limited complexity, such as obtaining bids for outside printing, office equipment, or supplies; selecting menus and arranging for room setup for local, off-site group meetings; and arranging for hotel accommodations for group visitors.
May be responsible for cash or negotiable instruments, confidential records or reports, or departmental equipment.
May collect data and perform simple mathematical calculations.
High School Diploma
Three + years' progressively responsible administrative assistant or related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Three + years' progressively responsible adminstrative assistant experience. College level oral and written communication skills are essential.
The ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, and generate reports.
Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, and database management
How to Apply
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