Office Assistant, Writing Center

Job description

Job no: 493924
Work type: Part-time Temporary
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Support

Posting Job Title



Academic Affairs

Position Type

Part-time Temporary

Number of openings


Job Summary

The Writing Center is a resource center that offers a variety of tutoring opportunities for students, both in-person and online. The Writing Center Office Assistant serves as a point of first contact for students needing to use the services, answering phones, questions, and email inquiries. Other duties include checking students in and out of the center, maintaining student log-ins, checking out material, cleaning Writing Center spaces, and assisting students and staff in fulfilling the college's mission. This position will work in-person mainly daytime weekend hours, with some opportunity for weekday hours.

Required Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent
Two years prior experience in an academic or closely related work setting
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to meet with students from a variety of backgrounds
Proficiency learning and using technology

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working as an office assistant or in a similar position
Higher Education experience

Required application documents


Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department need

Salary Grade Level



$12.60 per hour


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 11 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Mar 2021 Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 2/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time