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Administrative Assistant, CREL (COF)

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Oct 16, 2023

Administrative Assistant, CREL (COF)

Kern Community College District

Salary: $4,666.58 - $6,593.75 Monthly

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: FY22-2300589

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: California Renewable Energy Laboratory

Basic Function
This position is contingent on funding.

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide administrative support and assistance to an assigned program; perform a wide variety of special projects; participate in budget preparation and administration.

Representative Duties
Provide administrative support and assistance to an assigned program; evaluate office activities; recommend improvements and modifications; assist in the implementation of goal and objectives; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.

Answer telephone and screen callers; respond to inquiries and requests for information concerning regulations, procedures, systems and precedents; receive and route mail.

Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for budget items; monitor and control expenditures and budget accounts.

Respond to budget inquiries from staff; type and process requisitions and purchase orders; prepare budget summaries utilizing a computer and assigned software.

Maintain calendar of program or office activities, meetings and events; coordinate activities with other departments, offices, students, the public and outside agencies; process travel requests.

Organize and maintain complex and confidential filing systems; operate a variety of office equipment including a computer; input and retrieve data and text; organize and maintain disk storage and files.

Independently compose and edit correspondence related to assigned activities; maintain a variety of manuals, codes, handbooks and directories; prepare or direct the preparation of a variety of annual, quarterly or administrative reports.

Research, compile, analyze and summarize data for special projects, programs and comprehensive reports; develop and coordinate or perform the implementation of special projects and programs.

Coordinate and participate in a variety of meetings and conferences within assigned area; take and transcribe minutes; disseminate information; coordinate projects and implement procedural changes; follow-up on action items.

Process personnel actions for new hires; participate in the recruitment of faculty; evaluate compliance with faculty services areas and verify equivalencies; monitor faculty load; coordinate and maintain job evaluation schedules for staff.

Maintain levels of office supplies; order supplies as necessary; receive, verify and distribute supply deliveries.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to: Associate degree and four years of increasingly responsible secretarial experience.

Knowledge and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE OF: Modern office practices, procedures and equipment. Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping, bookkeeping and audit procedures. Basic principles and practices of fiscal, statistical and administrative research and report preparation. Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities. Budgeting practices regarding monitoring and control. Operation of computer equipment and specified software such as word processing and spreadsheets. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Oral and written communication skills. Record-keeping techniques. Public relations techniques.
ABILITY TO: Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions. Research, compile, analyze, interpret and prepare a variety of fiscal, statistical and administrative reports. Participate in budget preparation and administration. Compose correspondence and written materials independently. Answer telephones and greet the public courteously. Maintain records and files. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Operate a computer and specified software such as word processing and spreadsheets. Complete work with many interruptions. Work independently with little direction. Plan and organize work. Work confidentially with discretion.

SALARY RANGE$4,666.58 - $6,593.75 monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $4,902.82 monthly
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by October 27, 2023 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Current resume
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
List of five (5) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.


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