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Administrative Associate - Office of the Dean, Instructional Programs (Mission Del Paso)

El Paso Community College
El Paso, TX, TX

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Job Summary

Provide administrative support in an office environment with a variety of complex, technical and confidential tasks. Position requires the use of judgment and discretion to handle administrative matters following policy in supervisor's absence or to relieve supervisor.

Essential Functions

Assist with the coordination and administration of office operations to include establishing and implementing office practices and procedures. Assist with policy and procedure changes and provide work direction and training to other administrative support staff and student workers.

Perform complex and confidential administrative support duties, including composing and typing routine correspondence. Conduct research, compile and type statistical reports, and verify accuracy. Respond to routine correspondence under own signature or draft response for supervisor's review on more complex correspondence. Organize and maintain routine and confidential files, correspondence, and other records. Assist with preparation of course related documentation, (i.e. rosters and personnel related documents).

Greet visitors, respond or refer questions, answer and screen telephone calls, schedule and arrange conference calls. Read, route, and respond to incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence, including e-mail and faxes.

Assist in a variety of fiscally related tasks to include monitoring of expenditures, verifying charges and resolving issues. Prepare and process check requests, purchase requisitions, budget transfers, and journal entries. Order and maintain supplies and arrange for equipment maintenance. Coordinate large ordering processes (i.e. textbooks).

Coordinate and arrange meetings and conferences, prepare agendas and materials, distribute summary of proceedings, reserve and prepare facilities, and record and transcribe minutes of meetings. Arrange and coordinate catering, travel schedules, and reservations, including related expense reports.

Assist with tasks that require proofreading, grammar, formatting, account budget information, gathering supporting documentation, and meeting submission deadlines to various offices within the institution.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications: 1. Associate's Degree or equivalent and three (3) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

NOTE: A copy of the transcript reflecting this required education MUST be submitted for consideration and reflect completed coursework and degrees conferred. The candidate must be fully qualified for the position at the time of application.

2. Effective oral and written communication skills.

3. Ability to handle confidential information.

4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

5. Effective customer service skills.

6. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

7. Ability to maintain current social media websites.

8. Effective time management and organizational skills.

9. Ability to analyze and interpret data.

Special Conditions:

1. This is a security-sensitive position as defined under the Texas Education Code, Section 51.215; the successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal background check, as permitted and/or required by applicable law, and in accordance with the College’s policies and procedures. Other Requirements

Individuals desiring consideration MUST complete and submit an EPCC Application for Employment on-line by the announced deadline.

COPIES OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE uploaded with the application. CURRENT EMPLOYEES ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO UPLOAD THEIR TRANSCRIPTS WITH EACH SUBMITTED APPLICATION; TRANSCRIPTS IN PERSONNEL FILES CANNOT BE ACCESSED BY EVALUATORS FOR THIS PURPOSE. Only documents stating 'Transcript' or 'Unofficial Transcript' will be accepted. Other documents (Degree Audit, Degree Summary, Program Summary, etc.), uploaded in lieu of transcripts will not be accepted.

If you are unable to attach your transcripts to your application, please mail your transcripts to El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998. Mailed documents MUST include the position title and posting number for this position vacancy.

A letter of application, resume, letters of recommendation, and other supporting documents are optional but highly encouraged and may be submitted on-line with the application form or forwarded to the Human Resources Department at El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998. Mailed documents must be received by the application deadline. Documents received after the application deadline will not be accepted.

Copies of transcripts must reflect completed coursework and conferred degrees. All academic coursework and degrees must be from an accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).

Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited coursework.

Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation will not be considered.

In accordance with federal law and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate must furnish documentation verifying employment authorization eligibility and identity before being employed.

The El Paso County Community College district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


El Paso Community College (EPCC) is a dynamic, innovative multicampus organization with five full-service campuses and more than 30 community- based teaching sites. The college serves the needs of the largest sunbelt metropolitan community along the U.S./Mexico border, with a population exceeding 825,000. The College offers a 7-day-a-week class schedule in liberal arts, technical, vocational, and non-traditional educational programs with an enrollment exceeding 28,000 multicultural credit and non-credit students each semester.

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