Administrative Aide II

Job description

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title
Administrative Aide II

Job Description Summary
Job Title:\t Administrative Aide II
Position #:\t S03266
Grade:\t\t G
Bargaining Status: \t Bargaining
FLSA:\t Non-Exempt
Location: \t Rockville

Online applications must be received by: April 27, 2018

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, has the need for a full-time Administrative Aide II position #S03266 in the Business, Economics, Computer Applications and Hospitality Management Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., MC is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.

Job Summary:

The work involves providing administrative, technical, and secretarial support to an academic or administrative unit and facilitating the administrative procedures related to the programs and services offered by the office. Responsible for organizing and carrying out assigned office activities to include department events. Assigned administrative support tasks as distinct from routine secretarial/clerical decisions which involve: technical decisions regarding processing of actions (i.e., budget, personnel, purchasing); researches information in the files and providing the results to the supervisor; and/or, maintenance of unit financial records and web page(s).

The incumbent in this position communicates with others throughout the College and external entities to obtain and provide information, arranges appointments and staff schedules and organizes office routines; and speaks for supervisor on matters on which the supervisor's views are known, or as otherwise authorized

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs general administrative duties and ensures compliance with established policies and procedures regarding office services, College protocols, and administrative requirements: answers phones, opens and routes mail, types and creates correspondence, flyers, letters syllabi, tests, and/or reports by typing from draft documents and subsequently proofs and edits the documents; as initial point of contact for office, directs calls and walk-ins to appropriate staff or departments; manages and maintains supervisor's schedule and calendar for scheduling of conference and room space; orders supplies through various vendors; hires, trains and supervises student assistants; and, assists students; maintains manual and/or automated financial, accounting, personnel and other administrative and management files and records, ensuring confidentiality where appropriate; attends meetings, takes summary notes and distributes notes and minutes; reviews and verifies information on forms and documents submitted to the academic or administrative department, performs calculation or coding, and enters data into appropriate systems.
  • As directed, using approved software and operating within the overall guidelines set by the College, manages one or more web pages for the academic or administrative area, which may include adding, modifying, or removing content as to reflect the organization's programs and operations.
  • Provides technical support by: processing actions relating to the budget, personnel, or purchasing to include purchase requisition and submitting the actions for the supervisor's approval.
  • Coordinates departmental events.
  • Assists students and staff with computer work stations; submit and track trouble tickets for IT assistance; may perform hardware/software assessment and make recommendations.
  • May manage vendor contracts for building maintenance; communicate facility issues and coordinate and schedule all vendor deliveries.
  • Assists in the training of lower level staff or student workers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED including or supplemented by courses in word processing and office practices.
  • At least three years of progressively responsible experience performing general office and secretarial duties involving customer service.
  • Knowledge of: office support procedures and practice; English usage to include spelling, grammar, writing styles and formats; basic mathematical computations; record keeping principles and procedures; and, PC hardware and skill in using PC software and office applications.
  • Ability to draft written correspondence, interact with the public and staff, and manage multiple projects.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates degree or higher.
  • Experience in maintaining web pages.
  • Experience in budget and report preparation.
  • Experience working in a diverse environment.

Application Process:

Apply online at

Be sure to complete a set of pre-screening questions and e-sign your application.

Failure to complete the pre-screening questions or to e-sign your application will automatically result in your elimination from consideration for this position.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

For disability- related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: [email protected]

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

Equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Closing Date
Friday, April 27, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: [email protected]

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

About UsI am proud of the work of Montgomery College. It is a remarkable organization, focused on student excellence, equity, and inclusion. We are intentionally building a college that takes responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all of our students.

I am committed to hiring faculty, staff, and employees who embrace this vision-and who reflect the diversity of our college community. Our students come to us from more than 160 countries, joining a student body that reflects a changing America, rich in cultural and geographic difference. We are proud of our diversity and our excellence in academic affairs, student affairs, operations, and community advancement.

I am looking for bold, innovative, and courageous faculty and staff to join the outstanding employees of Montgomery College. Are you uncompromising in your focus on student success? Are you rigorous in your attention to equitable outcomes for all students? Do you embrace data, technology, and innovation? Can you stretch to meet the needs of today's and tomorrow's students?

We are truly a unique college. For 70 years, Montgomery College has been on the leading edge, and we intend to stay there. We believe deeply in the mission of community colleges, and we are committed to empowering our students to change their lives and to enrich the life of the community. We hold ourselves accountable for the results.

If any of this resonates with you, I welcome your consideration of the employment announcement below. Make your move-and I look forward to working with you at Montgomery College.

Be well,

DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D.

President, Montgomery College

Rockville Campus
Full time





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Posted: 4/10/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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