Department Assistant II (Short Term Temporary/Hourly)

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Department Assistant II (Short Term Temporary/Hourly)

Kern Community College District


Salary: $15.87 - $22.43 Hourly

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: 01

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Human Resources

Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide a variety of clerical services to College administrators, faculty and staff; provide information to the faculty, staff, students and public; provide staff assistance to departments.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Department Assistant II performs typing and clerical duties involving independent judgment in the interpretation, application or modification of existing procedures and methods within well defined guidelines.

Representative Duties
Perform general clerical work; file, schedule appointments and process personnel information; order, distribute and maintain office supplies.

Type and proofread a wide variety of reports, letters and memos; type from rough draft, verbal instructions or transcribing machine recordings; compose routine correspondence related to responsibilities assigned; assist in gathering information for College, District and State reports.

Provide information on classes, instructors and schedules to other offices and the general public; issue, receive, type and process various applications, permits and other forms; receive and sort mail.

Perform a variety of work involved in student and employee assistance, preparation of invoices, preparation of payroll, inventory, time cards, accounts and bank deposits, and administration and scoring exams.

Maintain calendars and schedules of activities, meetings, interviews and appointments; coordinate activities with other departments, the public and outside agencies.

Organize and maintain filing systems; maintain records related to area of assignment including employee files, affirmative action records, worker's compensation files, job announcement, application, interview and fiscal files.

Review materials for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures; apply applicable policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, records and reports; provide information and forms to the public; collect and process appropriate information.

Serve as a receptionist; answer the telephone and provide information to the general public regarding community college policies and procedures as required.

Order, receive and process textbooks, materials and supplies for students and staff; process refunds; perform cashiering duties; process billing for outside agencies; balance and provide related sales reports.

Process and verify financial aid, employment and student assistance program documents. Exercise functional and technical direction over student assistants as assigned; assist in the selection of staff and student assistants.

Perform related duties as assigned; duties performed at extension sites may be diverse and varied.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years of responsible clerical experience.

Knowledge and Abilities
KNOWLEDGE OF:
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Word processing methods, techniques and programs.
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Principles and practices of record-keeping.

ABILITY TO:
Learn, interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the District.
Perform general clerical work including maintenance of appropriate records and compiling information for reports.
Work courteously with students and the general public on the telephone or in person.
Assist in budget preparation, monitoring and administration
Perform simple mathematical calculations.
Operate a variety of office machines including a computer and applicable software.
Understand and follow oral and written direction.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the closing date. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
EEO Plan 2018-2021 (Download PDF reader)

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices._ Discrimination Free Work Environment
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.



All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3135272/department-assistant-ii-short-term-temporary-hourly. Emails will not be accepted.






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Organization

Kern Community College District (KCCD) serves communities over 24,800 square miles in parts of Kern, Tulare, Inyo, Mono, and San Bernardino counties through the programs of Bakersfield CollegeCerro Coso College and Porterville College. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the district’s colleges offer programs and services that develop student potential and create opportunities for our citizens.

KCCD is geographically one of the largest community college districts in the United States, serving 26,000 students. Our students represent a diversity of religions, economic backgrounds, sexual orientations, abilities, and ethnicities.

While the Kern Community College District was established as a separate entity in 1968 to respond to the changing needs of our communities, educational services have been provided to residents for many years: at Bakersfield College since 1913; at Porterville College since 1927; and in the Ridgecrest area since 1951 by what is now Cerro Coso College. All three colleges are proud members of the California Community College System and are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Today, education centers and sites in Delano, downtown Bakersfield, the Mammoth/ Bishop area, Edwards Air Force, and the Kern River Valley offer additional convenient, localized instruction for thousands of residents. KCCD’s commitment to distance learning and other technological advances is creating increasing opportunities for education through the internet, satellite, and cable television to individuals across our broad service area and beyond.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Kern Community College District is to provide outstanding educational programs and services that are responsive to our diverse students and communities.
 
 

 

 

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