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Front Desk Receptionist- Adult Education Center (AEC), Hyannis Center

About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.

Job Description:


The receptionist serves as a primary point of communication at the front desk of the Adult Education Center in Hyannis. The receptionist will assist in the effective operation of the front desk in a busy academic environment by answering the phone and directing calls to the appropriate offices, greeting students, staff, and the public and directing them to their destination. Additional responsibilities will include but not be limited to copying, preparing mailings, folders, test materials, etc., and assisting students with applications for enrollment.



  1. High school diploma.
  2. Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience as an office receptionist or in customer service.
  3. Familiarity with security procedures in an academic environment.
  4. One year of experience with frequent use of basic computer skills using Microsoft Office with a high degree of accuracy.
  5. Experience with database management with a high degree of accuracy.
  6. Excellent customer service skills.
  7. High level of organizational and communication skills.
  8. Demonstrated attention to detail.
  9. Enthusiasm for working effectively in a global, multicultural academic setting, with a diverse population of students, administrators, and faculty as well as the general public and local business organizations.
  10. Ability to produce work using strong problem-solving skills and an ability to prioritize projects to meet deadlines.
  11. Bilingual skills (reading, writing, listening & speaking) in Portuguese and English.
  12. Occasional nights and weekends may be required.
  13. Flexibility to occasionally alter schedule when other receptionists are sick or on vacation.



Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

COMPENSATION : $15.45 per hour, 10-15 hours per week
Part-time, non-benefited
Non-unit position, year-round.


Please visit our website at for information on Cape Cod Community College.

This appointment is subject to the FY2022 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

The College does not provide any measure of assistance for applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:


Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents : a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

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