See Position Description
Kentfield & Indian Valley (Novato) - In
Priority Screening Date: April 18,
Open Until Filled
All application materials must be received by the Priority
Screening Date in order to be considered during the initial
screening. Applications received after this date may be considered
thereafter at the discretion of the College until the position is
filled. This position performs its duties on the
Indian Valley Campus (Novato) and/or the Kentfield
Campus, so if not already residing within the Bay Area, the
successful candidate must be willing to relocate.
Applicants should be prepared that, if selected to
interview for a position at the College, interviews may be held in
person or remotely, depending on the District's
College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms: it
strives to be an Inclusive community that fosters an open,
enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity
to and respect for a diverse population.
COM serves a county population of approximately 250,000 residents.
Based on 2021-2022 academic year credit enrollment data, the
diversity of students at the college includes greater
representation than the county with regards to enrollment by
Hispanic/Latino (31% of enrollment), Asian (8%), Black/African
American (3%), and Multi-racial (6%) students.
College of Marin does not discriminate in employment on the basis
of, or perception of, race, ethnic group identification, ancestry,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation,
physical disability, mental disability, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy,
genetic information, family and medical care leave, military or
veteran status, or prior record of arrest or conviction, and is
subject to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII
of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Civil Rights Act of
1991, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In accordance with Executive order
11246 (as amended), the College of Marin is an Equal Opportunity
The Accounting Technician performs a variety of activities involved
in the review and verification of student account balances,
including receiving and reconciling payments on student accounts,
processing all forms of student refunds, placing holds on student
accounts, etc. This position also serves as an informational
resource to students, personnel and the public concerning student
account balances, maintains manual and automated student records
and files; provides support in the area of fiscal services that
requires independent analysis and execution; and complies with
district procedures and policies.
Requirements & Desirables
- Collect and account for monies for various student fees,
tuition and other charges; count money and make correct change;
prepare and issue receipts; update, balance and maintain related
accounts and funds according to established procedures; reconcile
daily monies collected and prepare deposits.
- Prepare and verify accuracy of statement of daily deposits;
prepare, process, verify, sort and distribute student refunds.
- Issue parking permits collecting monies and processing,
accessing Banner for input of direct paying in student
- Review data and reports to identify issues, problems and
corrective actions needed, relative to transactions in student
accounts and/or other areas related to fiscal services. Process
corrections as needed.
- Compile, assemble and verify a variety of data and information;
prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports and files
related to students; establish, maintain, distribute and update
- Serve as an informational resource to students and others
regarding discrepancies, student account balances; respond to
inquiries and provide information regarding related forms,
applications, schedules, catalogs, etc.
- Perform a variety of clerical duties related to assigned
functions; greet and assist students and other visitors; type,
format, duplicate and distribute correspondence, reports and other
materials; arrange appointments.
- Receive, sort, open and distribute incoming mail; prepare and
distribute bulk mailings and other outgoing correspondence.
- Refer students to other offices, services, campus locations and
resources as appropriate.
- Train and provide work direction and guidance to designated
staff and student workers as directed; assign duties and review
work for accuracy and completeness.
- Operate a variety of office equipment including a calculator,
copier, fax machine, typewriter, computer and assigned
- Assist other personnel for the purpose of supporting them in
the completion of their work activities. (E)
- Compile data from a variety of sources for the purpose of
complying with financial, legal and/or administrative
- Evaluate situations, including disputes and/or confrontational
interactions involving other staff, students, parents, the public,
etc. for the purpose of taking appropriate action and/or directing
to appropriate personnel for resolution.
- Maintain documents, files and records for the purpose of
providing up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
- Monitor assigned activities and/or processes (e.g., State
Licensing requirements, etc.) for the purpose of coordinating
activities and ensuring compliance with established financial,
legal and/or administrative requirements.
- Prepare and process written materials and documents (e.g.,
reports, purchase orders, correspondence, memos, forms, etc.) for
the purpose of documenting activities, conveying and disseminating
information to appropriate parties.
- Research a variety of information for the purpose of providing
information and/or recommendations for resolution.
- Respond to inquiries from a variety of internal and external
parties (e.g., faculty, administrators, parents, students, public
agencies, etc.) for the purpose of providing information,
facilitating communication among parties and/or providing
1. High School Diploma or the Equivalent;
2. Job Related Experience; and
3, Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds,
disabilities and learning styles of community college students and
A.A. or B.S. in business or accounting; experience using Banner;
accounts receivable experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: (Desirable Attributes
SKILLS are required to
tasks with an occasional need to upgrade skills due to changing job
conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment
including pertinent software applications; and preparing and
maintaining accurate records. Use of new or additional equipment
brought about by new technology shall be incorporated consistent
with the level of responsibility and complexity of this job.
KNOWLEDGE is required to
math including calculation of fractions, percents and/or ratios;
read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed
formats and/or present information before groups; and understand
complex multiple step instructions. Specific knowledge required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: codes,
regulations & laws related to the job functions.
gather, collate, and/or
analyze activity; and use basic job related equipment. Flexibility
is required to work with others under a wide variety of
circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different
processes; and operate equipment using standard methods of
operation. Ability is also required to work with a significant
diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of different
types and/or purposes; and utilize job related equipment. In
working with others, problem solving is required to analyze issues,
create plans of action and reach solutions. Specific abilities
required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with
diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working with
constant and sustained interruptions; multi-tasking and working
with detailed information/data. Sensitivity to and understanding of
the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic
backgrounds, disabilities and learning styles of community college
students and staff.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to
complete the following:
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Criminal Justice/Fingerprint and Child Abuse Index Services
- California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons
employed by a community college in an academic or classified
position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and
CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine
that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and
every four years thereafter.
- DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District
(MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through
state and local law (California
Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD
requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect.
Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service
Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as
ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please
see the MCCD
Emergency Operations Plan.
- Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community
College District may be disqualified from consideration should
their conviction history not meet the standards established under
the California Education Code.
The following documents must be attached to your application in
order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in
parentheses when making your attachments.
1. Cover Letter
describing your interest in the
position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred
requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions
as listed in this job posting. (cover letter)
4. STATEMENT: Please provide a response to the following
prompt (one page maximum):
College of Marin's commitment
to educational excellence is rooted in providing equitable
opportunities and fostering success for all members of our diverse
community. Practices and outcomes related to diversity and
inclusion are vital measures of institutional excellence.
How would you contribute to College of Marin's effort of
enhancing diversity in a meaningful way?
Supplemental & Salary Information
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision
focusing primarily on results; providing information and/or
advising other persons; and operating within a defined budget
and/or financial guidelines. Utilization of resources from other
work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is
a continual opportunity to impact the Organization's
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions
requires the following physical demands: occasional lifting,
carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some
stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; significant
reaching, handling, and manual dexterity. Generally the job
requires 70% sitting, 15% walking and 15% standing. The job is
performed under minimal temperature variations, a generally hazard
free environment, and in a clean atmosphere.
RETIREMENT PLAN & CLASSIFICATION
Employees in classification represented by the California School
Employees' Association (CSEA) Chapter 196, are required to comply
fully with the CSEA/Marin Community College District (MCCD)
Bargaining Agreement. General information regarding rights and
responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the Collective
Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources
employees are also members of the California Public Employees
Retirement System (CalPERS), to which the member contributes up to
8% of their reportable compensation on a monthly
Starting Salary Range:
$29.31 - $32.31 per hour
(Step 1 to 3). Normal entering step is Step 1.
Please refer to our Human
Resources web site for full salary
Campus: Indian Valley
Campus (Novato) or Kentfield Campus
Full-time Equivalent: 1.0
Months per Year:
Monday - Friday
7.5 Hours per Day
37.5 Hours per Week
Applications must include the documents listed in the Required
Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications
will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the priority
screening date. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted
to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee;
however, applicants will be notified of their status, either way,
following the screening. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able
to offer reimbursement for travel to interviews at this time.
THE BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT WITH COLLEGE OF
CSEA, Full-time Employees:
Health Insurance - The
District contributes up to $2,050 per month toward employees'
healthcare premium. Up to 6 options for healthcare insurance by
Kaiser or Blue Shield
Dental and Vision
Insurance - Delta Dental and VSP vision plans for employee
and dependents, with no cost to employees
- 90 hours of accrual annually,
with additional accrual after 3, 10, and 14 years of service
- 17 paid holidays annually, which
includes a paid winter holiday break at the end of December.
- 7.5 hours per month, 90 hours per
Retirement through CalPERS
District contributes 25.37% (of employee's salary)
CalPERS pension. Vested after 5 years.
- $50,000, with the option to
purchase additional voluntary life insurance for the Lesser of 5x
base annual salary or $500,000
Additional Retirement Savings Plans
are also eligible to participate in a voluntary, tax-advantaged
403(b) or 457(b) retirement savings plan.
Disability (employee paid), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's),
Optional indemnity plans, pet insurance, Employee Assistance
Additional Benefits (at no cost to
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- 24/7 Helpline through the Employee Assistance Program (All
- 24/7 Physician Access through MD Live (Blue Shield
- Expert Medical Opinions through Teladoc (All members).
- Generic Medications through Costco (Blue Shield members).
- Enhanced Cancer Benefit through Contigo Health (Blue Shield
- Hip, Knee, and Spine Surgical Benefit through Carrum Health
(Blue Shield members).
- Personal Health Coaching through Vida Health (Blue Shield
- Physical Therapy for Back and Joint Pain (Blue Shield
- Discounts for Gym memberships, Hearing Aids and LASIK Eye
Surgery (Blue Shield members).
- ClassPass Kaiser Permanente has teamed up with fitness industry
leader ClassPass to make it easier for employees to exercise from
the comfort of their homes. (Kaiser members)