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Administrative Assistant (Public Safety and Security)

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, NC
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Position Title::

Administrative Assistant (Public Safety and Security)

Classification Title:

Administrative Services Technician

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NE = Non-Exempt

Position Summary::

This position is responsible for administratively supporting the campus Department of Public Safety and Security. The position will also provide general reception for the department. As an Administrative Assistant, you must be highly organized and able to work independently, possess strong secretarial and computer skills to deal with preparing and reviewing reports, excel sheets, budget spreadsheets, preparing purchase orders, using law enforcement records management software, and for formatting documents. Excellent writing and analytical skills are a requirement. Administrative assistants interact frequently with students, faculty, staff, visitors and administrators.

Staff Required Education/Experience::

High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.), and two (2) years of clerical, customer service, or office experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities::

• Knowledge of higher education policies, procedures and practices
• Knowledge of security/law enforcement procedures, theories and techniques
• Human relation skills and personal tolerance in dealing with irate persons and emergency circumstances
• Exceptional organizational and coordination skills
• Ability to multi-task under stressful conditions
• Ability to implement specific tasks utilizing general guidance and instructions


Public Safety & Security

Work Hours::

40 Hours Per Week

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Closing Date::


Open Until Filled:


Duty and Responsibility::

1. Greet guests, faculty, staff, visitors, and students at the Department of Public Safety and Security front desk. Answer phones and direct call or take appropriate message.

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2. Obtain information from callers or individuals that walk into the security office and properly disseminate information.

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3. Assist in notifications of security officers for special security events.

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4. Collaborate with other divisions/departments within the College to coordinate safety and security services. Create and file crime logs and submit for publication on the campus web site.

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5. Assist with the administration of the department law enforcement records management system (the current software is ALEIR). Assist where needed with other miscellaneous tasks.

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6. Initiates, processes, and reviews routine and/or specialized paperwork, forms, reports, data, and/or confidential information related to assigned area of responsibility, ensuring completeness and accuracy of information; maintains related records. May record meeting minutes.

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7. Performs various clerical duties, utilizing standard office equipment, to include: distributing mail; making photocopies; sending faxes; and scheduling appointments and/or department activities.

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8. Responds to requests for information, in person, via e-mail, and over the phone; takes and transmits messages; answers routine questions and provides information; directs visitors to appropriate locations.

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9. Prepares and/or enters a variety of information into applicable documents, spreadsheets, documents, invoices, databases, logs, forms, and/or other related areas, utilizing established guidelines and procedures. Performs basic quantitative and qualitative reviews of data.

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10. Drafts and types a variety of business documents, including letters, memos, contracts, and/or other related documents.

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11. Monitors and maintains inventory which includes creating purchasing orders and monitoring expenses. Monitors and maintains inventory and supplies.

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12. May prioritize and assign work to student workers; monitor the performance of student workers; and train student workers on work methods and procedures.

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13. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


Working at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Our 102-acre North Campus is conveniently located in the North Carolina Piedmont, just off Interstate Highway 85 in Rowan County, within an hour's drive of several major cities. RCCC's 24-acre South Campus is conveniently located in Cabarrus County at the junction of I-85, NC 73, and Trinity Church Road.

Modern classrooms, fully equipped laboratories, shops, and learning resources are available at all campus locations. A highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff stand ready to help students succeed as they are encounraged to learn in stimulating and innovative ways.

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Continuing Education programs support the philosophy that learning is a lifelong activity. This division offers classes and short courses for professional development and community service courses of general interest at convenient times and locations.

Business and Industry Services' staff provide customized support for the community through the Small Business Center, New and Expanding Industry Training and Focused Industrial Training. The Small Business Center is designed to assist small business start-ups and to help existing businesses grow. The college's New and Expanding Industry Training office has earned national recognition for cooperative training efforts with area industries. Focused Industrial Training designs innovative educational programs for the service region's manufacturing sector.

An important function of the college is to provide educational programs on the pre-college level. Literacy Services offer adults the opportunity for meaningful social and occupational growth through Adult Basic Education (ABE), Human Resources Development (HRD), and the High School Equivalency Program (GED).


Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers you an exciting opportunity to become a part of a community of educators and leaders who open doors for learning and personal growth.   We are committed to our vision of building sustainable futures through the power of learning, and we do this through a team of committed employees.   If you are looking for a career that is engaging, challenging, and rewarding, come join Rowan-Cabarrus.

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