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Assistant, Health Sciences

Employer
Austin Community College
Location
Austin, TX
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Position Information
Location:
As assigned.
Hours:
40 hours a week, may include evenings and weekends.
Salary:
Assistant 8/118 ($33,316.00 - $47,593.00)
FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt
Reports To:
Department Chair for Professional Nursing
Criminal Background Check:
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
College Profile


Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area. As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.
  • Our Mission


    The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area. For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.Commitment to Equity and Inclusion


    ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes. As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.General Statement of Job


    To provide support in the administration of enrollment services for Health Sciences and serve as a resource regarding entrance and successful completion of Health Sciences programs.
    Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Performs administrative support to Health Sciences programs including examining and answering correspondence, processing and prioritizing office communications, processing office communications, answering telephone and email inquiries. Schedules rooms for special events.
  • Provides assistance and information to students, the public, and departmental faculty regarding health sciences programs and requirements.
  • Assists students in completing applications and forms, and collects materials. Reviews paperwork and completed coursework and advises on courses to complete.
  • Gathers, compiles and enters data, producing routine and specialized reports and documents; maintains files, records, logs, and other tracking systems.
  • Designs and produces handouts, fliers, newsletters, brochures, manuals, or other documents; may maintain or update webpages.
  • Assists with the documentation for accreditation requirements.
  • Maintains student files, applications, and documentation; verifies, adds, deletes, and corrects student records.
  • May make presentations and recruiting visits to provide information to prospective students and the public.
  • May oversee the work flow of others, as appropriate.
  • KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


    Office procedures and practices. Principals and practices pertaining to health sciences admissions processes. Customer service techniques.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


    Maintaining an established work schedule. Effectively using interpersonal and communications (both orally and in writing) skills. Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through. Entering data, maintaining files, and performing other clerical duties. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Technology Skills


    Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.Required Work Experience


  • Two years related work experience.
  • Required Education


  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Physical Requirements


    Work is performed in a standard office environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 20 pounds.Safety


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
  • ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

    ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

    DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

    As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

    Organization

    The Austin Community College District is the primary gateway to higher education and training for residents in eight Central Texas counties. ACC is among the fastest-growing community colleges in the country, providing access to valuable programs and services that change lives and benefit communities.

    Mission and Vision

    The Austin Community College District values and respects each individual student. We promote student success and improve communities by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in the eight-county service area. Community colleges have a diverse, four-part mission:

    • General education and academic transfer
    • Workforce education
    • Foundation programs to get students college-ready
    • Lifelong learning (Continuing Education)

     

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