ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II
El Camino College
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II
Division: PUBLIC SAFETY/HS&A
Close Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
Complete job description and application available online at: http://126.96.36.199/counter.php?id=194432
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, perform a variety of complex and responsible secretarial, administrative assistance and research activities to relieve the administrator of administrative detail in a major, complex, program or function.
The Administrative Assistant I provides secretarial and administrative support to a Director of a College program or service. The Administrative Assistant II reports to a senior level administrator at the level of a Dean or Director of a major, complex, program or service of broader scope and accountability.
Organize and manage day-to-day activities of an assigned office to assure efficient and effective office operations; coordinate communications; relieve the administrator of detailed administrative procedures.
Perform a variety of duties independently in support of functions delegated to assigned administrator; interpret and apply rules and regulations as appropriate.
Type a variety of materials such as correspondence, agendas, minutes, reports, forms, applications, memoranda and other documents.
Coordinate communication between the administrator and staff, students, faculty, vendors, the public and others, obtain and provide information, coordinate activities and resolve problems.
Coordinate communication with vendors, contractors and public and private representatives in arranging programs, supporting contracts, and maintaining community liaisons as assigned.
Utilize judgment in screening and maintaining the confidentiality of concerns or complaints presented by students, faculty, staff, applicants, vendors or the general public.
Greet office visitors and answer telephone calls, screen and direct calls and visitors to appropriate personnel; take and relay messages; schedule conference calls.
Respond to requests for information from students, staff and the general public regarding District programs, policies, procedures and regulations.
Organize, develop and maintain a variety of records, logs, files and departmental reports, including information of a confidential nature; verify data for accuracy, completeness and compliance with established procedures; input and retrieve data in computer systems as required; maintain confidentiality of information.
Research District policies or divisional or departmental practices and compile data for use by administrator or staff, compile information and prepare reports.
Schedule meetings, conferences, appointments and travel accommodations for assigned administrators, faculty or staff, maintain administrator's calendar.
Participate as a member of a selection panel, quality council or special committee, as assigned by the position.
Receive, open and route mail; screen and respond to administrator’s mail as appropriate.
Order, issue and maintain department supplies, forms and equipment.
Operate a variety of office equipment including personal computer terminals, peripheral devices, related word processing and database or spreadsheet software programs; operate multiplex telephone system, electronic mail system, typewriter, calculator, facsimile equipment and copier.
Maintaining and verifying current budget information; monitor expenditures and assist in budget preparation as required.
Train, provide work direction and monitor progress of student workers and clerical personnel as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILTIES
Organization and objectives of assigned department or program.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Oral and written communication skills.
Applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Computer hardware and word processing and database or spreadsheet software
Telephone techniques and public relations etiquette.
Perform secretarial and administrative duties with speed and accuracy and maintain
Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures of assigned office.
Make arithmetic computations quickly and accurately.
Type at 60 words net per minute from clear copy.
Work independently with little direction.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Plan and organize work.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Assemble data and prepare reports.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Operate a variety of office equipment including computer terminal, printer, multiplex telephone system, typewriter, calculator, facsimile equipment and photocopier.
Maintain a variety of files, records and logs.
Participate upon various committees, depending upon position assignment.
Train and provide work direction to others.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school, including or supplemented by courses in secretarial science and four (4) years of increasingly responsible secretarial experience.
The ability to pass a Computer Skills Typing Test at 60 net words per minute and the ability to pass an Intermediate 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.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a keyboard.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Read a variety of materials.
Extensive computer work.
SALARY: $4,406 per month.
Employees contribute 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
*Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until step F is reached.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
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.
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: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_classified
2) Resume of qualifications in Word format.
Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources 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 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by email at [email protected]
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: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.
In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at www.elcamino.edu/about/depts/police/cleryact/index.aspx. These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.
El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer