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Data Processing Clerk

Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, NY

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Data Processing Clerk

Salary: $28,678

This is a temporary appointment with the potential of becoming a permanent appointment. Successful candidate will be required to complete an Oneida County Civil Service Application for approval; as well as, pass the competitive Oneida County Civil Service examination for the Data Processing Clerk position.

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues to join the MVCC community. We are currently seeking a full-time Data Processing Clerk in our Business Office. This position involves responsibility for the application of differing codes and procedures to a variety of data prior to entry in the computer system for processing. An employee in this class also has responsibility for maintaining an adequate work flow between word processing, data entry and computer operation functions. In addition, an employee in this class is responsible for performing selected information verifying skills to ensure accuracy of the work. Also performs related clerical duties. The work is performed under the general direction of the Department Head, Data Center Manager or other supervisor, with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgement in carrying out details of the work. Supervision over the work of others is not normally a responsibility of employees in this class. Incumbent performs related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Converts raw data into computer acceptable source documentation;
  • Prepares data by coding and editing a variety of source information prior to entry into a computer system for processing;
  • Updates existing records and maintains the database to ensure correct status information;
  • Maintains logs and other controls of source materials associated with data input, output and final format;
  • Informs supervisor of source document problems;
  • Works with various employees involved in preparation of data for eventual computer processing and storage;
  • Compares source material with reports and other documents for accuracy and completeness prior to processing;
  • Recognizes errors in source documents or original entries and follows up with corrections prior to release for processing;
  • Maintains files and manuals or similar materials on system procedures;
  • Prepares a variety of records and reports related to the work;
  • Performs related clerical duties.

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Minimum Qualifications:

(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's Degree, including or supplemented by six (6) semester credit hours in the fields of computer science, computer technology, data processing or a closely related field: OR

(B) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND two (2) years of clerical experience; one (1) year of which shall have included data processing experience; OR

(C) Four (4) years of clerical experience; two (2) of which shall have included data processing experience.

NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply prior to the Review Start Date. Applicants will be required to complete an Oneida County application for review and approval: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 5/30/2022

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action,Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence,equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities,governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse,multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities anddifferences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparingstudents to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up ofpeople with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds,religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, differentabilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran statusor on the basis of disability.


Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.

Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses that are part of the State University of New York.

The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.

Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.

Mohawk Valley Community College does not discriminate.  MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  MVCC is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.

Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.

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