Administrative Assistant III
Administrative Assistant IIIJob Title:
Administrative Assistant IIIPosition Number:
FC Friends of Fullerton CollegePercentage of Employment :
100%Months of Employment :
12 Months Per YearWork Schedule:
Depending on start date, position may require that you work remotely 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.
We invite you to join the Fullerton College campus community. Ideal candidates will share Fullerton College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Fullerton College offers a radically student-centered culture that is inclusive and welcoming to all who learn and work here. The student body is incredibly diverse, with more than 55.5% Latinx, 19.3% Caucasian, 14.8% Asian/Pacific Islander, 3.2% African American, and 0.24% American Indian/Alaskan Native. Additionally, students from more than 40 countries enroll in our International Student Program each year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students.
Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. Since our first class in 1913, we have grown to become one of the most successful community colleges in the nation. Our high transfer and graduation rates, rich academic programs and radically student-centered approach equip students with the skills and resources they need to succeed. Each year, thousands of students transfer to the CSU and UC systems as well as to private colleges and universities throughout the nation. Notably, during 2019, Fullerton College was ranked as the number one community college in California in transfers to the California State University (CSU) system.
Fullerton College is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is eligible for designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI). Fullerton College proudly offers many programs to serve and support our diverse student body, including Puente, Umoja, Student Diversity Success Initiative, INCITE, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Foster Youth Success Initiative, Disability Services, and a Veterans Resource Center. The College also provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations.
Fullerton College offers a comprehensive array of student services programs and academic and career pathways designed to achieve our campus strategic goals related to access, retention, persistence, and student success initiatives on campus. The College is developing an implementation plan for Guided Pathways and has robust partnerships with our local high school districts.
The Fullerton College campus community is dedicated to our core values of Community, Diversity, Equity, Excellence, Growth, Inclusivity, Innovation, Integrity, Partnership, Respect and Responsibility. For more information, please visit our website at www.fullcoll.edu .What We Offer::
•100% employee medical premium coverage
•Fringe allowance to be used at employee’s discretion
•Voluntary (Medical/Dependent Day Care) Flexible Spending Account
•$50,000 life insurance benefit
•Deferred Compensation Program (403(b)/457 plans)
•Retirement Pension Plan (CalSTRS/CalPERS)
•Professional Growth & Development Opportunities
•18 paid holidays + Paid vacation
•Cumulative sick leave
•Summer schedule (exceptions apply)
•Longevity salary program
•District paid employee post-retirement medical (for those who qualify)
•Employee Assistance Program
•Environment that fosters diversity and inclusion
•Progressive and innovative culture
This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of comprehensive, complex, and specialized administrative duties to support the head of a functional activity within a college or District; and managing office functions to assure efficient operations. This requires specialized knowledge in the functional area supported (e.g. financial aid, student services, health services, various instructional areas, and any other departments).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.
Prepares and maintains class schedules, staff assignments, room assignments, textbook orders, audio-visual, computer equipment, and associated paperwork; assists instructors with preparation of curriculum, forms, applications, and testing materials; ensures classrooms and instructional areas are maintained; assists with probationary tenure reviews; may provide assistance in prerequisite clearance for registration.
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. Serve as a liaison with internal and external partners as appropriate in the execution of assigned responsibilities.
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. Develops, maintains and updates specialized and custom forms, databases, logs, files, schedules, lists, certificates, records and reports to support work processes in areas of assigned responsibility. Reviews information, identifies discrepancies and completes analysis to resolve appropriately. Completes analysis and manipulation of data to ensure accuracy and compliance with applicable policy and regulations.
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.
Provides functional work direction to other administrative support staff in area of assignment. 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.
Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.
Performs related duties as assigned.Working Relationships:
The Administrative Assistant III 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 othersSpecial Requirements:
Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a transcript (may be unofficial). Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED, one (1) year of college-level course work in office administration, business, office technology, information technology or closely related field.
Minimum four (4) years of 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:
Demonstrated experience working in education and/or foundations.
Demonstrated experience working with accounting software and/or Microsoft Office Suite, or similar programs.
Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and executing hospitality related events.
Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.
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.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 MonthNumber of Vacancies:
03/10/2021Special Instructions Summary:
Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.
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.
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) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of employment phase of the hiring process.
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.
Minimum Qualifications – Experience: One year of experience is equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the experience minimum qualification.
Minimum Qualifications – Education: 24 units are equal to one year of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial transcript.
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.