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Division Area Office Coordinator

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Golden West College


Division Area Office Coordinator

Job# G-012-18

Salary: $52,768.00 - $71,142.00 Annually

Deadline:  11/22/17


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Under the direction of the Dean, the Division/Area Office Coordinator is the primary secretary to a College Instructional Division Office or Coastline Area Office; to coordinate the day-to-day administrative operations of the Division/Area office, interacting with the public, students, administrators, faculty and staff; to provide administrative assistance and secretarial support for the office; make determinations of items to be brought to the attention of the Dean; and to perform other related duties.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

a. Provide administrative assistance for an educational administrator in a Division or Area Office, faculty and staff; coordinate the day-to-day administrative operations of the Division or Area office, interacting with the public, students, administrators, faculty and staff; primary secretary to the Division/Area Dean.

b. Compile and maintain confidential information, including evaluations of faculty and staff, hiring information, grievances and complaints; maintain confidential files; process personnel forms for full-time and adjunct faculty, classified personnel and others assigned to the Division/Area.

c. Participate directly in the activities of the assigned office to coordinate services, analyze data, direct staff, monitor programs and activities, and schedule events on behalf of the assigned Dean.

d. Serve as a liaison between the Dean's office and College and District personnel; interpret, implement and disseminate District policies and Division/Area procedures to the public, faculty, students and staff; relieve the Dean of routine administrative duties.

e. Utilize various computerized systems to assist in the daily operations of the office; provide for reports unique to requirements of the assigned Division or Area.

f. Monitor assigned budgets and fiscal management processes; initiate and track expenditures; order office and instructional supplies as needed and maintain appropriate inventory; monitor program budgets; monitor budgets for grants and ancillary accounts; analyze accounts and make recommendations to the Dean for budget transfers as necessary.

g. Assist in the documentation and maintenance of Division or Department curriculum and course outlines; coordinate the preparation of class schedules, including computer input and informational brochures; schedule and maintain a calendar of events, meetings and workshops.

h. Prepare agendas for meetings and conferences; take minutes at meetings as directed.

i. Train and provide work direction and guidance to student assistants, hourly and classified staff assigned to the Division or Area office.

j. Process requests to meet special needs of students, such as petitions and contracts.

k. Compile and organize information for specific projects, reports and requisitions; design various forms and reports.

l. Arrange appointments for the Dean; initiate meetings as necessary; arrange programs and events; make travel and other arrangements for conferences and events.

m. Operate a computer and related office equipment; administer the maintenance of office equipment.

n. Serve as a resource for counselors and others regarding Division/Department courses, changes, policies, prerequisites and future schedules.

o. Prepare a variety of reports, records and files.

p. Maintain contact and communications with individuals, groups and associations within the College community and office campus.

q. Perform other related job duties as assigned.



Knowledge of:

1. Assigned Division or Area programs, course offerings, degree offerings and curriculum.

2. Community College organization, operations, policies and objectives.

3. Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

4. Record-keeping techniques.

5. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

6. Oral and written communication skills.

7. Telephone techniques and etiquette.

8. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.


Ability to:

9. Provide administrative assistance for a Division or Area Office Dean, faculty and staff.

10. Independently coordinate the day-to-day administrative operations of the Division or Area office, interacting with the public, students, administrators, faculty and staff.

11. Prepare, organize and track Division/Department curriculum.

12. Maintain records and files.

13. Assemble, organize and prepare data for records and reports. 

14. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

15. Operate office equipment using a computer and related equipment for record keeping, data base searches, report writing, and word processing functions.

16. Type at 55 words net per minute from clear copy.

17. Plan and organize work independently.

18. Complete work with many interruptions.

19. Understand and work within scope of authority.

20. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.


Education and Experience:

21. Completion of two years college level course work in related subject areas.

22. Three years experience in secretarial or administrative work.

23. Or, any combination of education and experience that would provide the required qualifications.


Conditions of Employment


• The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

• The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This is a regular, full time, 12-months per year position. The normal hours of work will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; some flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekend hours may be required to meet the needs of the department. The effective date of employment is to be arranged with the supervisor.


•Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

•The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)

•The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.


Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Job No: G-012-18
Posted: 11/10/2017
Application Due: 11/22/2017
Work Type:
Salary: $52,768.00 - $71,142.00 Annually