Access and Disability Resource Center Administrative Assistant (temporary)

Employer
Oakton Community College
Location
Des Plaines / Skokie, IL

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Clerical & Administrative Support
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Category:: Casual
Department:: Access and Disability Resource Center
Locations:: Des Plaines / Skokie, IL
Posted:: Oct 5, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part Time Staff
Position ID:: 137749

About Oakton Community College :


For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.



Job Description:


Basic Function and Responsibility:


Under supervision, provide administrative and office support services to the Manager and staff of the ADRC. Maintain privacy of confidential documentation and facilitate communication and service appointments with a primary focus on inclusion and accessibility.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Receive visitors, answer telephones, review inquiries and represent functional area/office to students, faculty, administrators and public officials exercising discretion in obtaining and providing factual and confidential information.
  • Perform necessary processing and maintain files and records as required - including, but not limited to FERPA and Medical records.
  • Compose, type and prepare routine correspondence, reports and memoranda for staff as required.
  • Arrange meetings, take notes when required, and maintain appointment calendar.
  • Monitor budget expenditures for functional area as required.
  • Perform other duties as directed.


Supervision Received:


General supervision is received from designated supervisor.


Supervision Exercised:


Functional supervision may be exercised over student employees.



Requirements:


  • High school education including course work in office practice or an equivalent combination of training and experience is necessary.
  • Two years general administrative and office support experience is recommended_.
  • Ability to utilize a keyboard to enter, retrieve and manipulate data is required.
  • Advanced word processing (Microsoft Word preferred), intermediate spreadsheet application (Microsoft Excel preferred), and beginning presentation application (Microsoft PowerPoint preferred) skills are required. Beginning database application skill (Microsoft Access preferred) is desired.


Additional Information:


HOURS/DAYS: 20 hours per week.


Hourly: $20.95



Oakton Community College requires all employees to adhere to a Vaccination /Testing Mandate and Mask Requirement.

Oakton Community College does not currently have a work form home policy and employees, are required to report to campus.



Application Instructions:


For further details, visit our website at www.oakton.edu and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.


Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.


Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.


Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.


Organization

With more than 2,500 course offerings each term, Oakton Community College offers a wealth of educational options in the heart of Chicago’s northern suburbs. From degree programs to non-credit career enhancement and personal enrichment courses, Oakton has something for everyone. 

Founded in 1969, Oakton is a two-year community college offering associate's degree programs and non-credit courses in northern Cook County, Illinois.

Locations
Oakton's 147-acre main campus sits in a forest preserve in Des Plaines, Illinois. A second campus in Skokie serves residents on the eastern side of the District and is home to the Art, Science, and Technology Pavilion. The College also offers continuing education classes at off-campus locations throughout the region, and many students pursue studies at home through our distance learning program.

Programs of Study
Associate's degrees in 80 areas of study prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions or to step directly into rewarding careers. Continuing education programs offer personal enrichment and career advancement opportunities through courses ranging from art to home improvement to English as a Second Language.

Faculty
Oakton's 700 full- and part-time faculty members boast top academic credentials, and their true passion is teaching. In small classes, our faculty engage students as individuals and guide their learning experience.

Students
Oakton's 46,000 credit and non-credit students represent all ages, 55 nations, and a wide range of experience. More than half come from a minority background, bringing a wealth of perspectives to campus.

Student Life
Students at Oakton participate in 50 clubs and organizations, from the Ceramics Club to Students for Social Justice, and they take a role in college governance and more through the Student Government Association and other leadership groups. A rich activities calendar offers lectures, social events, service opportunities, and more.

With a full performing arts season and a museum dedicated to the work of Chicago-area artists, Oakton Community College fosters a creative environment where the arts flourish. For students, that means opportunities to learn, create, and perform. For the community, the College offers a wide array of cultural events and opportunities to experience creativity.

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