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Office Assistant - Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Employer
Frederick Community College
Location
Frederick, MD

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Requisition Number:

AS734P

Job Title:

Office Assistant - Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Pay Rate:

$19.00 - $22.00 hourly

Position Type:

Part-time Variable Schedule

Position Summary:

Position Summary:
The Office Assistant is a vital team member of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, providing both administrative and confidential support. Situated at the front desk within the office suite, this role is the first point of contact for students, faculty, and staff, requiring a professional, welcoming demeanor. The position demands strong organizational and communication skills to effectively manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The Office Assistant will assist in scheduling, data entry, travel arrangements, and financial processing, ensuring the office operates smoothly and efficiently. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are the functions essential to performing this job:

1. Front Office Management: Serve as the first point of contact for the office, managing calls and visitors with discretion, professionalism, and efficiency.2. Administrative Support: Assist in scheduling meetings for the Vice President for Student Affairs, including room reservations, managing RSVPs, agenda distribution, and minute taking.3. Financial Administration: Prepare and process purchase orders, vouchers, and budget transfers. Monitor expenditures and prepare detailed expense reports.4. Record Keeping: Create and maintain accurate, confidential office records and files.5. Supply Management: Ensure the office is fully stocked with essential supplies (e.g., printing paper, toner, pens, etc).6. Travel Coordination: Assist with travel arrangements and itinerary preparations for the Vice President and staff as needed.7. Additional Duties: Take on special projects and perform other duties as assigned to support the office’s goals and initiatives.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1. High School Diploma /GED2. A minimum of two (2) years of administrative experience, preferably in an educational or office setting.3. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Desired Qualifications:

1. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communication, or related field.2. Experience in higher education administration.3. Familiarity with student information systems and office technology.4. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with a diverse community.5. Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.

Work Schedule:

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Monday to Thursday

Full/Part Time:

Part Time

Telework Eligible?:

No

Essential Personnel?:

No

Job Posted Date:

03/14/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. Cover letters may be addressed to the Search Committee and should briefly address your qualifications as related to the requirements of this position.

Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Frederick Community College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and strictly prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Organization

Frederick Community College (FCC) is a public college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable and valuable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for nearly 30,000 graduates since 1957.

In traditional and alternative learning environments, we anticipate and respond to the needs of our local, regional, and global communities. FCC recognizes the different learning needs and preferences of students and offers instruction in flexible learning formats that include day, evening, weekend, online, and hybrid options. In addition, FCC offers current high school students access to college courses through its Open Campus and High School-Based Dual Enrollment programs. 

FCC offers 55 associate degree programs and areas of concentration, 39 certificate, and 51 subject areas in continuing education through credit and Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD).

Explore our wide variety of program options designed for career and transfer students, and those studying for job credentials, professional development, and personal enrichment.

 

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