Administrative Assistant (Temporary Assignment)

Ventura County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Administrative Assistant (Temporary Assignment)

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $23.26 Hourly

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: Provisional-017

Location: Ventura College (Ventura CA), CA

Department: VC - Academic Affairs



This recruitment is being conducted to fill a temporary assignment at Ventura College only and not being conducted to establish an eligibility list from which regular appointments will be made, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Employees hired in this capacity are considered at will and do not accrue property interest in the assignment and are not eligible for benefits.
Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, perform a wide variety of administrative support and clerical duties to relieve an administrator of a variety of administrative details.

Established in 1925, Ventura College was one of the first community colleges in California and currently has an enrollment of 14,500 students. Located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara, the 112-acre campus is set in the rolling hills of Ventura - so close to the ocean that there is a clear view of the Channel Islands from several spots on campus.

More information can be found on the Ventura College website.

Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.

The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

The Ventura County Community College District seeks candidates who are best prepared to meet the needs, interests, and goals of the diverse students it serves and assures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

Representative Duties
Serve as liaison between assigned office and the general public, staff, and outside groups and agencies; provide general and specialized information and assistance that requires the use of judgment, tact, and sensitivity and the interpretation of policies, rules, and procedures as appropriate; refer callers and/or complaints to appropriate staff for assistance as needed and/or takes or recommends actions to resolve the complaint. E

Coordinate committee and staff meetings; take, transcribe, and distribute meeting minutes; prepare and assemble agenda materials. E

Collect and compile statistical and financial data and other information for inclusion into special and periodic reports; prepare routine administrative reports. E

Compose a variety of documents and forms including reports, correspondence, memoranda, meeting agendas, legal documents, and other specialized materials from rough draft, dictation, modified standard formats, and brief verbal instructions. E

Develop and revise charts, graphs, flowcharts, worksheets, booklets, reports, informational materials, and forms using word processing software; post documents and information as appropriate. E

Manage the calendar of an administrator; keep the administrator informed of appointments, priorities, and deadlines through multiple channels and in a timely and efficient manner. E

Design and produce newsletters, brochures, technical handouts, and other specialized documents using desktop publishing software and other computer applications. E

Proofread, verify, and review a variety of materials and reports for accuracy, and completeness; ensure materials are accurate and complete. E

Coordinate travel arrangements; type itineraries, request travel advances, compile expense reports, and process conference reimbursement and other requests. E

Receive, open, and distribute correspondence and email; identify and refer matters as appropriate. E

Assist in assembling and preparing the annual department budget and contracts; monitor expenditures against budget; prepare purchase requisitions and requests for payment. E

Monitor inventories of supplies and materials; prepare purchase requisitions and requests for payment. E

Maintain calendar of activities, meetings, and various events for assigned staff; coordinate activities and meetings with multiple departments, the public, and outside agencies. E

Monitor and update the district website to ensure data and information presented is up-to-date and easy to comprehend. E

Establish and maintain complex, interrelated filing systems; maintain payroll and personnel records for staff. E

Provide training, work direction, and guidance to others as assigned. E

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to:

Education: An associate degree, preferably with coursework in office technologies, business communication, or English.

Experience: Three years of clerical or administrative support experience.

Supplemental Information
Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are received, as such this recruitment may close at any time. Please include ALL employment you wish to be considered in the Employment Experience section of the application and complete all fields. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Employment Experience section of the application will not be considered.

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. To search institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit or you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

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