Office Assistant (Temporary Assignment)
Ventura County Community College District
Moorpark College (Moorpark CA), CA
MC - Student Learning
This recruitment is being conducted to fill a temporary
assignment 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.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, perform a
variety of office support, clerical, and routine secretarial duties
of a general or specialized nature.
This temporary position will be 34 hours/week assisting in
the Moorpark College Career Center.
WHERE YOU'LL WORK
Moorpark College, one of three colleges in the Ventura County
Community College District, was founded in 1967. It serves
approximately 15,000 students, and with a "students first"
philosophy, empowers its diverse community of learners to complete
their goals for academic transfer, basic skills, and career
education. Moorpark College is one of the most beautiful community
colleges in California. Set on 150 acres, the campus is nestled in
the foothills on the southeastern flank of Ventura County, about 40
miles from UCLA, and approximately 75 miles from UC Santa Barbara.
It is also a short drive from CSU Northridge, CSU Channel Islands,
and California Lutheran University. Moorpark College has been
recognized as an Aspen 150 College for the last two years. Known
for transfer of students to public and private universities,
Moorpark College has the highest number of Associate Degree for
Transfers among California community colleges its size.
Moorpark College has the distinction of being recognized as a
Champion of Higher Education by the Campaign for College
Opportunity in each of the last five years. A Hispanic Serving
Institution, it has an excellent reputation for preparing minority
and economically disadvantaged students for university transfer and
career success. Moorpark College's signature career/technical
programs include nursing, radiation technology, biotechnology, and
exotic animal training which incorporates the world-renowned
America's Teaching Zoo. The college also offers a dynamic range of
classes and programs in the visual and performing arts, and its
pristine athletic fields and mild climate provide an excellent home
for our student athletes. Moorpark College has received numerous
grants including a $2.9 million Department of Education Title V
grant in 2020 for its Project STEM Impacto, which develops student
cohorts in biology, biotechnology, and computer network systems
engineering. Moorpark College student outcomes demonstrate that
education inspires and
More information can be found on the Moorpark College
WHO WE ARE
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and
the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College
District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district
serving residents throughout Ventura County. The 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 promote academic
excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work
environment for its students, employees, 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, the VCCCD is
committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group
of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the
success of all college students.
We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an
application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving
Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it
reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek
to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion. For the VCCCD, equity-mindedness refers
to the perspective or model of thinking exhibited by practitioners
who call attention to patterns of inequity in student
The Ventura County Community College District ensures 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, sex, religion, transgender,
sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical
or mental disability.
Serve as receptionist for assigned area; receive office and
telephone callers; provide general and technical information in
accordance with established guidelines.
Verify and review materials such as applications, records, files,
and reports for completeness and conformance with established
regulations and procedures; apply applicable policies and
procedures in determining completeness of applications, records,
files, and reports; collect and process appropriate information.
Prepare, review, edit, and proofread a variety of documents and
forms including general correspondence, agendas, requisitions,
purchase orders, reports, minutes, and memoranda from rough draft,
recordings, or verbal instruction; disseminate information as
Maintain accurate and up-to-date files and records for assigned
areas; develop and monitor various logs, accounts, and files for
current and accurate information; maintain and generate reports
from a database or network system; verify accuracy of information
and research discrepancies. E
Perform a variety of routine clerical accounting duties and
responsibilities pertaining to financial record keeping and
reporting; compile information and data for statistical and
financial reports; check and tabulate data; maintain a variety of
accounting records, logs, and files.
Produce newsletters, brochures, technical handouts, and other
specialized documents using desktop publishing software and other
computer applications. E
Receive, sort, and distribute incoming and outgoing correspondence.
Maintain office supplies and inventories; order, receive, and
maintain office supplies and equipment; prepare requisitions,
purchase orders, and work order forms.
Maintain calendar of activities, meetings, and various events;
schedule appointments; reserve facilities for specific uses.
Assist in the preparation and distribution of meeting agendas and
associated material; take and prepare minutes.
Make reservations and travel arrangements; process a variety of
travel and expense forms. E
Assist in training and providing work direction to student workers.
Perform related duties as required.
= Essential duties
Any combination equivalent to:
: Graduation from high school or evidence of
equivalent educational proficiency.
: One year of responsible clerical experience
involving public contact and the use of a computer and office
applications OR two years of customer service experience that
required the use of computer applications to enter and retrieve
Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum
qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are
received. 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
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. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
or the U.S. Department of Education
to search for
institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your
transcripts evaluated, please review the
list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation
. If applicable, an official copy of your foreign
transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.
To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/4193410/office-assistant-temporary-assignment