Office Assistant (Word Processing-Spanish Speaking)

Location
Yonkers, New York
Salary
$39,500
Posted
May 03, 2017
Ref
IHEOAWPSSEOC5317
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Community College

The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.

Date:       May 3, 2017

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK:  Office Assistant (Word Processing-Spanish Speaking)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Educational Opportunity Center

The SUNY Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of Westchester, a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and energetic professional to join its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, this non-traditional performance-driven institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults preparing for college and/or seeking career-oriented employment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Office Assistant will perform a wide variety of clerical and administrative support tasks and functions as an assistant to administrative and professional staff in the Student Affairs department. S/he will work with a high degree of independence. S/he will receive all visitors and students and handle related inquiries, schedule appointments for staff and students, prepare documents using a variety of software applications, maintain department files and records, open and route mail, and perform other duties as assigned. S/he will communicate in English and Spanish and provide interpretive services as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must possess a high school or equivalency diploma and have a minimum of three years of experience performing office/clerical work, two years of which must have included the use of computer applications to maintain automated records or produce correspondence, spreadsheets, forms, reports or other documents. S/he must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be highly organized and have the ability to effectively multi-task. *This is a Civil Service position.  All candidates will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam, including the Spanish language portion(s) of the exam, before being eligible for appointment.* 

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  The position will remain open until filled.

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $39,500 plus excellent benefits. This position is fully grant funded.

TO APPLY:   Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  Please submit salary history with cover letter and resume to: humanresources@sunywcc.edu.  Please indicate "CODE: IHE" and “Office Assistant (Word Processing-Spanish Speaking)” in the subject line of the email or mail to:  Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, Administration Building – Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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