Administrative Assistant I

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American River College


Administrative Assistant I

Job Posting Number: C00816P

Salary: $3,530.94 per month

Additional Salary Information    Plus shift differential.

Closing Date: 1/24/2019


Complete job description and application available online at:


Position Summary    

Positions in this class are generally assigned to Dean level positions, and incumbents perform varied and complex administrative assistant and clerical tasks within a framework of standard policies and procedures with minimal oversight. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here].


This position is assigned to the Athletics and Kinesiology department.


Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.


Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years) and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. (See full LRCEA contract agreement details)


Assignment Responsibilities    

• Assists administrator with office organization and detail and recommends operating practices and procedures to create new or to revise existing methods.

• Implements systems to improve internal process in support of changing departmental and District needs, informing affected staff and providing training as needed.

• Interviews callers, answer inquiries requiring knowledge of college and District resources, activities, services, policies and procedures and refer inquiries as appropriate; provide information regarding college standards and procedures and assist in the coordination of services for students, staff, and the public.

• Assists students and staff to resolve problems relating to special programs, student services records, or related complaints, referring to appropriate staff members.

• Coordinates activities with other District offices

• Schedules meetings, conferences and appointments.

• Assists with coordinating events. 

• Maintains calendars for managers and/or professional staff.

• Makes arrangements for travel, meetings, and conferences, and process travel claims.

• Prepares materials for presentations and instruction.

• Prepares records and reports for District and/or external agencies.

• Independently prepares correspondence, memoranda, agendas, reports, technical requests, and other materials, including information of a confidential nature.

• Prepares required District and departmental documents including, but not limited to, time sheets, reports, preliminary payroll records, travel forms, purchasing forms, requisitions, and workers compensation claim forms.

• Assists with the monitoring and reconciliation of department and/or office budgets.

• Orders materials, supplies, and services and resolves issues encountered in the purchasing process to assure timely payment to vendors.

• Maintains accurate records and databases.

• Assists with the preparation of the college catalog for printing.

• Assists in developing and publishing curriculum and committee calendars.

• Prepares and distributes meeting agendas, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports and other correspondence.

• Takes minutes at meetings exercising judgment and discretion in editing and composition.

• Assists in preparing material for published class schedules, catalogs, student guides, newsletters, bulletins and registration.

• Develops and maintains forms; verifies and calculates full-time equivalency (FTE) and instructional load for faculty.

• Tracks flex obligation for faculty.

• Prepares adjunct faculty assignment paperwork and related documents.

• Assists with coordination of department hiring and orientation processes.

• Processes mail.

• Receives and accounts for fees.

• Operates and maintains office equipment.

• Serves on committees as assigned.

• Has lead responsibility for temporary employees, including interviewing and training.

• Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications

Type 40 nwpm. Typing/test certificate required.    

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience related to the duties of the position.


Promotional: One year of experience with Los Rios Community College District performing clerical duties.

(Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)


EDUCATION: One year of college level business, office technology, or related course work from an accredited institution may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.


Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)


The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No: C00816P
Posted: 1/7/2019
Application Due: 1/24/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $3,530.94 per month