Administrative Assistant - Staff Pool

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Apr 21, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity



You: You're an organized and resourceful person who's looking for a great position where you can really make a difference.

Your mission: We'll rely on you to provide administrative support in an office environment at Houston Community College.

Your work: You'll have multiple office functions to execute and tasks to complete during your day. Depending upon the specific role you may work with budgets, payroll, answer phones, type correspondence and communicate with other departments to solve issues.

Next steps: If this sounds like the right role for you and you want to be a part of a great team, your next step should be to submit your application today!

Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.


HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.



SUMMARY

Provide principal support in an office by carrying out recurring office procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Use the following software: PeopleSoft, Oracle, Word, Excel.

Operate office equipment, such as computer, copier, fax, typewriter, and calculator.

Respond to special requests and projects, frequently under deadline conditions.

File correspondence, records, and other department documents.

Prepare basic reports, such as budget, payroll and enrollment reports, as directed by supervisor.

Send, receive, and distribute faxes.

Answer and screen phone calls, handling multiple lines.

Type correspondences, grant applications and other documents from notes, copies, or rough drafts.

Answer routine correspondence not requiring supervisor's attention.

Communicate with other departments to solve problems.



QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION

High school diploma or GED equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years secretarial experience required; three (3) years preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications

Good written and oral communication skills

Good organizational skills

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.



This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

PI97576990