Senior Clerical Assistant - Special Resource Center/HS&A

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Job DetailJob Title:Senior Clerical Assistant - Special Resource Center/HS&AReq:C1920-113Location:ECC CampusDivisionSpecial Resource Center/HS&APosition Type:Classified StaffPosting Close Date:10/04/2019



Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform varied, responsible routine to complex clerical duties to support the needs of an assigned District program, function, or office. Train and provide work direction to others as assigned; provide quality customer service in a multi-culturally diverse environment and do other related work as required.


Senior Clerical Assistants perform diverse clerical duties and frequently serve in a lead capacity or as sole clerical support in a specialized program or function. The Senior Clerical Assistant position has extensive public contact and is expected to perform assigned duties with only occasional instruction and assistance. The position serves as a technical resource regarding office or program procedures, policies and regulations.


Successfully pass the Computer Skills Microsoft Office 2016 Basic Word Test with at least 70% accuracy and keyboarding at 45 net words per minute.


Plan, schedule and perform a wide variety of complex, responsible clerical duties related to an assigned office, program or function.

Provide technical or specialized information and assistance to students, staff, and the public, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Receive and screen phone calls and visitors; provide information and direct inquiries and visitors to the proper person or office; provide technical information concerning policies and procedures of assigned program or office according to established guidelines.

Prepare correspondence, letters, records, tests, reports, schedules, minutes, memoranda, bulletins, tables, lists, requisitions, purchase orders and other communication materials from clear copy, rough draft or oral instructions for supervisor’s approval and/or signature; proof finished copy; address envelopes and cards.

Establish and maintain complex filing and record systems; update and cross-reference information as needed.

Schedule appointments and assist in the preparation of agendas and minutes; transmit confidential or sensitive information as necessary.

Compile and analyze data relating to an assigned department or function; organize and prepare preliminary reports as requested by supervisor.

Collect, complete and post data to maintain records or statistics of students and other campus or business matters; compute and tabulate statistical data.

Establish, prepare and maintain supply inventory; order supplies and materials as assigned; sort and file documents according to established procedures.

Receive, review and process a variety of reports and documents; assure the timely distribution and receipt of a variety of records and reports; and request or provide information as necessary to assure completeness and accuracy.

Operate a variety of office equipment including a typewriter, personal computer, word processing and software applications, calculator, copier machine, and other office equipment.

Receive, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail.

Train and provide work direction to other clerical personnel and student employees as assigned.

Perform other related duties as assigned.



Modern Office practices, procedures and equipment.

Receptionist and telephone techniques and etiquette.

Record-keeping and filing techniques.

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

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Oral and written communication skills.

Basic techniques and operation of a personal computer.


Perform responsible clerical work with speed and accuracy.

Establish and implement office procedures as needed and according to established guidelines.

Understand, interpret rules and written directions and apply to specific situations.

Meet schedules and time lines.

Work confidentially with discretion.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Type at 45 net words per minute, corrected.

Type from dictating equipment.

Understand follow oral and written instructions.

Review materials for accuracy and where applicable make corrections.

Operate a variety of office equipment including a typewriter, personal computer and applicable software, calculator, copier, and facsimile machine.

Work effectively and cooperatively with others.

Lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Move from one work area to another as needed.

Reach to maintain and retrieve files.


Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of general clerical experience.

The ability to pass a Computer Skills Typing Test on keyboard at 45 net words per minute and the ability to pass a Basic Word 2016 Computer Skills Test with at least 70% accuracy.

If you are unsure of your typing speed, below are a couple of links that may be helpful to see what your current speed is and also opportunities to practice prior to the required testing associated with this position:

Applicants who meet the qualifications will be sent an email from [email protected] with a link to take the tests. The information will be sent to the email address provided on your application.

Please be sure to log into igreentree and check your application status for updates.


Fluency in Spanish and/or American Sign Language.


A designated second language may be required for some positions in this classification.


Office environment.

Subject to constant interruptions.

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment.

Hear and speak to exchange information on the telephone or in person.

Sit for extended periods of time.

Use arms, legs, and back to lift and carry items.

See to prepare, sort and file documents.

SALARY RANGE: $3,721 per month.

*Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until step F is reached.

Employees contribute 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).


This position is designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours will be Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.


Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Resume - Resumes are NOT accepted in place of any part of the application and you should complete all sections of the application even if the entries duplicate information on your resume.

Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must complete the form provided below at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

If you should need assistance please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 5809 or visit the office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. PST (pacific standard time).

CLOSING DATE: Position will be closed upon receiving the first 50 qualified applicants or October 4, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., whichever occurs first.

* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.




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Posted: 9/21/2019
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