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Clerical Assistant III, Temporary Short Term Hourly

Antelope Valley College
Lancaster, California (US)

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Antelope Valley College


Clerical Assistant III, Temporary Short Term Hourly

Salary: $20.65 Hourly

Deadline: Continuous


Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at:



Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of responsible and technical clerical and typing work in support of an assigned District function; provide work direction and guidance to student assistants and other clerical personnel as assigned; performs other related duties as may be assigned.



E = indicates essential duties of the position

• Plans, schedules and performs technical clerical duties related to assigned function such as compiling information from a variety of sources and preparing reports and forms as required by District, County, State or federal regulations; communicates with other agencies or departments to provide or obtain a wide variety of information; provides cover for front desk or department counter as assigned providing information and assistance to students, potential students, clients and the general public regarding program services and requirements. (E)

• Receives and screens phone calls and visitors; reports phone problems; provides information and directs inquiries and visitors to the proper person or office; provides technical information concerning policies, procedures, rules, regulations and activities of assigned program or office. (E)

• Composes correspondence either independently or from oral instructions; prepares letters, memos, flyers, brochure, and forms, requesting or providing information; prepares variety of mailings as assigned. (E)

• Prepares, types, proofreads and duplicates a variety of items including proposals, contracts, purchase orders, reports, agendas, minutes and other documents. (E)

• Coordinates schedules and assists in communicating to others regarding meetings, appointments, orientations, activities or announcements; schedule meetings, conferences, and interviews for supervisors and others; assembles, types and duplicates required background materials. (E)

• Collects and accounts for fees and other monies received as assigned; monitors and maintains office or program budget according to established guidelines; types requisitions and processes invoices according to established procedures. (E)

• Operates computer equipment to enter and retrieve data, maintains records and generates reports; utilizes word processing and other software as required by the position. (E)

• Prepares and maintains detailed and complex logs, timesheets, files, records and software library including software licenses and maintenance agreements; establishes and cross-references filing systems as needed; maintains confidentiality of a variety of sensitive materials and information. (E)

• Assures timely distribution, receipt, processing and maintenance of a variety of records, reports and other materials; requests or provides information as necessary to assure completeness, accuracy and conformance to established procedures; conducts research and analysis for assigned specialized projects and prepares reports and recommendations accordingly. (E)

• Trains and provides work direction and guidance to student assistants and other clerical personnel as assigned. (E)

• Operates a variety of office machines such as typewriters, computers, printers, calculators, copiers, duplication machine, transcription equipment and other equipment as required. (E)

• Maintains inventory and order supplies, equipment and materials as needed; follows up with persons ordering supplies and equipment and follows up with vendors. (E)

• Receives, screens and routes mail. (E)

• Administers standardized group of individual tests, including adaptive tests for disabled students in accordance with college, state, and testing agency requirements; checks in examinees, verifies identification; prepares materials used for testing, distributes, collects, and maintains security of testing materials. (E)

• Assists instructors, students, faculty, students, co-workers with various problems and questions. (E)

• Receives and verifies accuracy of requisitions, assigns numbers, and distributes Purchase Orders via fax or mail; and determines competitive pricing with vendors. (E)

• Attends meetings, seminars, and conferences for the purpose of enhancing knowledge base and keeping current with matters related to the area of assignment. (E)

• Performs other related duties as may be assigned.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school including or supplemented by courses in office practices, business, or Management Information Systems (MIS) and two years of experience closely related to the duties and responsibilities of the class.




Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

• Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.

• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

• Receptionist and telephone techniques.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

• Operation of office machines including computer equipment and applicable software.

• Letter and report writing techniques.



Plan, schedule and perform a variety of responsible and technical clerical and typing work in support of an assigned District function.

• Provide work direction and guidance to student assistants and other clerical personnel as assigned.

• Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.

• Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

• Meet schedules and time lines.

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

VPlan and organize work.

• Maintain records and prepare reports.

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Type at 50 words net per minute from clear copy.

• Understand and follow oral and written directions.

• Operate a variety of office equipment such as a computer, copier, transcription equipment and others as assigned.


WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides work direction to student and hourly workers and other clerical staff as may be assigned – no permanent full-time staff to supervise.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.


Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity.

Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley.
Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

This philosophy is reflected in the curriculum, the student-faculty relation-ships, the services and resources, and the policies of the College.

Antelope Valley College, a public institution of higher education, provides a quality,comprehensive education to a diverse population of learners. We are committed to student success offering value and opportunity, in service to our community.

We offer:

Associate Degree Programs

Associate degree programs comprised of general education courses, proficiency requirements, designated courses in a specific major or area of emphasis. Associate degrees provide students with “the ability to think and to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; to use mathematics; to understand the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines; to be aware of other cultures and times; to achieve insights gained through experience in thinking about ethical problems; and to develop the capacity for self-understanding.”

Career Technical Programs

Certificate and degree programs comprised of “essential career technical instruction” in a variety of business, technical, and occupational courses designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills leading to employment, career advancement, certification, and state or federal licensure. We award both Chancellor’s Office approved Certificates of Achievement and locally approved Certificates of Proficiency.

Transfer/General Education Courses

Transfer/general education courses in communication and critical thinking, the physical and biological sciences, arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and technical education. Completion of these courses allows students to fulfill degree requirements or enroll in upper division courses and programs at accredited four-year institutions through our articulation agreements.

Basic Skills Courses

Basic skills courses in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, and learning and study skills. These courses offer students essential foundation skills that are necessary for success in college-level degree applicable courses.

Student Support and Instructional Support

A variety of services in academic, career, and personal counseling, in library instruction and course support, in learning assistance. These services support the needs of students in pursuing and achieving their educational goals.

Workforce Preparation and Economic Development

Workforce programs, job preparation courses (non-degree applicable) and a variety of services that contribute to the educational and economic well being of the community.

Personal Enrichment and Professional Development

Community service offerings, non-credit, not-for-credit classes and services that develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for students to be effective members of the community. These classes enhance the community’s social, cultural, and economic well being. Non-credit course offerings may lead to a Certificate of Completion and/or Certificate of Competency.

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