Executive Assistant

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Classification Title Executive Assistant Position Information

Job Title Executive Assistant Position Number CCC688 Location Cypress College Department CC Student Services Office Administration Percentage of Employment 100% Months of Employment 12 Months Per Year Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.) About Us:

Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.

What We Offer: Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of comprehensive, complex, and specialized administrative duties to support the head of a functional area(s) within a college or District; and managing office functions to assure efficient operations. This requires specialized knowledge in the functional area supported.

Essential Functions

Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

Job Description

Performs advanced administrative duties independently at the direction of the head of a functional activity within a college or District; manages daily activities to assure efficient operations; provides information to departments, personnel, students and the public on the phone and in person; answers questions and resolves problems requiring specialized and extensive knowledge of assigned area.

Coordinates the preparation of curriculum, forms and applications with instructional areas; ensures classrooms and instructional areas are maintained; assists with the tenure review process; compiles and processes materials for the management evaluation process.

Plans and organizes special projects, committees, receptions and events as assigned; maintains calendar of activities, events and special meetings; schedules appointments and meetings; prepares agenda items and materials as required; attends meetings and transcribes and distributes minutes.

Assists in the compilation and preparation of budgets; maintains department expenditures and budgets; approves expenditures within established guidelines; calculates and submits time sheets; responds to inquiries regarding financial issues.

Maintains a variety of complex records of confidential nature including information regarding Board, District, personnel, student, or controversial matters; inputs and retrieves computerized data as required.

Composes and prepares correspondence independently; formats presentations and reports; develops and revises schedules and forms; compiles and prepares complex and difficult statistical and narrative reports from a variety of sources; greets visitors and directs to appropriate personnel; initiates and answers telephone calls; screens and directs calls; receives, opens, prioritizes, and routes mail.

Orders supplies and equipment, and prepares purchase requisitions; tracks orders to assure delivery and payment; processes facilities maintenance requests.

Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Working Relationships

The Executive Assistant maintains frequent contact with various District departments and personnel, faculty, students and the public.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws

Knowledge of organization, policies, and rules of assigned department or program

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment

Knowledge of record-keeping techniques

Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Knowledge of various computer software applications

Ability to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately

Ability to type at 60 wpm from clear copy

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment such as calculator, computer, copier, etc.

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to complete work efficiently with many interruptions

Ability to work confidentially with discretion

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to understand scope of authority in making independent decisions

Ability to review situations accurately and determine appropriate action according to established guidelines

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements

This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6360, Section 4.0)

Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED

Minimum four (4) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience; may be supplemented by applicable college courses.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications

Two years of college coursework directly related to the position .

Experience establishing strategies and action-plans to achieve targeted objectives and solve problems in a strategic manner.

Experience executing complex tasks to meet multiple deadlines with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.

Experience designing effective office systems and procedures to handle a large volume of projects, incoming materials and concurrent deadlines.

Effective written and verbal communication skills. Experience formatting, editing, proofreading and preparing documents with attention to detail.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, scheduling software programs, and student database systems.

Experience maintaining and updating webpages.

Three years of experience providing support for upper-level management.

Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.

Working Conditions

College or District office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.

Salary Range $4,866 - $5,905 Per Month Number of Vacancies 1 Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2015351P Open Date 06/12/2019 Close Date 07/03/2019 Special Instructions Summary

This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

Applicants must complete the driver’s license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of four (4) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience; may be supplemented by applicable college courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * This position requires a valid driver's license. Did you fill out the driver's license portion of the application?
    • Yes
    • No, I do not have a valid driver's license.
  4. * Describe your experience, training, and/or education which demonstrates your understanding and sensitivity to diversity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Can you provide proof, if hired, that you are eligible to work in the United States (NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CalJobs
    • CCC Registry
    • Cypress College
    • Employee Referral
    • Fullerton College
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Human Resources
    • Indeed
    • Insidehighered.com
    • Monster
    • NOCCCD Website
    • OC Register
    • North Orange Continuing Education
    • Other (list below)
  7. Other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (may be unofficial)
  2. NACES Evaluation of Foreign Degree

 

 

 

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