SR. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, MATH & SCIENCES

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McLennan Community College

Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received.

****POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED****

HOURLY WAGE: $14.59

LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:

Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them.  Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission.  Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together.  Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions.  People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Interact with and assist division chair, students, faculty, staff, and public; ensure the smooth function of the science department by performing duties including, but not limited to, answering the phone, scheduling appointments, providing accurate information in response to inquiries, preparing and proofreading documents, and performing data entry of work orders, requisitions, textbook options, and academic course schedules. This position reports to the Division Chair, Math & Sciences and exercises no supervision.

NOTE:  This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: More than one year of work experience in a secretarial environment.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Knowledge of: 1. Department accreditation rules and regulations. 2. Proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. 3. Principles and practices of confidential records management and file maintenance, both physical and electronic. 4. Pertinent Federal, State, and college laws, rules, and regulations. 5. Operating various electronic equipment, such as computers, scanners, copiers, recording devices, etc. 6. Budgeting practices. Skills in: 7. Work independently without close supervision using critical thinking skills. 8. Proficiency with Microsoft applications, internal software, and assistive devices and software. 9. Communicating clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. 10. Basic record keeping, correspondence, and proofreading. Ability to: 11. Execute superior customer services when dealing with diverse populations. 12. Create and maintain accurate records and reports. 13. Learn new software quickly and stay abreast of new software applications. 14. Perform responsible and sometimes difficult secretarial work involving the use of independent judgment. 15. Read and follow oral and written instructions. 16. Organize and prioritize projects to meet deadlines. 17. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those in contact in the course of work. 18. Maintain confidentiality at all times. 19. Maintain calendars and schedule appointments.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Sedentary-desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Minimal Hazard/Exposure-standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.

BENEFITS:

Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation and holidays.  Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free.  Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to:  https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Online Employment Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of High School/GED Transcript

MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf

To apply for this job please visit www.schooljobs.com.