Department Assistant II (Financial Aid)

Bakersfield, Kern County
Jul 23, 2014

Kern Community College District

Department Assistant II (Financial Aid)

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide a variety of clerical services to College administrators, faculty and staff; provide information to the faculty, staff, students and public; provide staff assistance to departments.

Education and Experience

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school AND two years of responsible clerical experience.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.


The Kern Community College District provides a maximum contribution to an excellent health and welfare benefits plan. Vacation, sick leave, holidays, income protection and retirement included.

Knowledge and Abilities

• Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
• Word processing methods, techniques and programs.
• Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
• Principles and practices of record-keeping.


• Learn, interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the District.
• Perform general clerical work including maintenance of appropriate records and compiling information for reports.
• Work courteously with students and the general public on the telephone or in person.
• Assist in budget preparation, monitoring and administration.
• Perform simple mathematical calculations.
• Operate a variety of office machines including a computer and applicable software.
• Understand and follow oral and written direction.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Position Number: 01072

Posting Date: 07/23/2014

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified

Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $2,575.13 per month

Maximum Salary: $3,638.60 per month ($2,575.13 maximum entry level)

College/Site: Cerro Coso College

Location: CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest

Salary Grade: 35.0

Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on Thursday, August 7, 2014 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
• Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

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As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.