Administrative Assistant

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Administrative Assistant

Salary: $30,358

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues. We seek candidates with: (1) an understanding of the college mission and teaching experience in a comprehensive community college; (2) a focus on student success in a learner-centered environment; and (3) a willingness to use technology to support learning in the academic setting, including on-line instruction and assessment of student learning outcomes.

MVCC is seeking to fill a full-time position in our Student Support Services Department.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

Supervises, coordinates and expedites the various functions of a department/program;
Assists superior in the planning, review, analysis, evaluation and recommendation for improvement of department/program procedures, policies, regulations, contracts, management information systems and other areas;
Plans, compiles, prepares, maintains and supervises the coordination of statistical, financial and accounting data and reports;
Coordinates and supervises the maintenance of agency financial, payroll, personnel and attendance records;
Compiles, analyzes and prepares research studies, reports and position papers on a variety of subject matter;
Coordinates and develops techniques for evaluation of service delivery, special programs and model projects;
Establishes working relationships and maintains contacts with State and local officials, agency units and other departments and public agencies to explain department/program functions, to assist in solving mutual problems, and to develop improved services and public relations;
Researches and prepares releases to the news media for department head approval;
Participates in administrative, organizational and management studies and in professional conference and training programs;
Operates various office equipment;
May perform department/program budgetary tasks, requests and/or recommendations;
May confer with administrators in coordinating and planning for services;
May process applications, research and prepare reports and proposals.

Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to transforming lives through learning, and as you help students secure the financial resources to pursue their dreams, you will be critical to the College mission and the student experience.


Required Qualifications:

(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's Degree;


(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's Degree AND two (2) years of experience in the support of an administrator*;


(C) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND four (4) years of experience, as outlined in (B) above.

*Support of an administrator is defined to mean participation in office management, budget preparation and/or monitoring, personnel administration, administrative analysis, the development and/or review of program practices and procedures, evaluating program operations, planning management activities, purchasing, public relations, and other closely related activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants: This is a provisional appointment and this is a competitive position. The successful candidate will be required to pass the Oneida County Civil Service examination for the Administrative Assistant title. Administrative Assistant Job Specification: To view frequently asked questions for local civil service administration and examinations at:

Review Start Date: 6/14/2021

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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