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Communications Assistant (TEMPORARY)

Ventura County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024

Communications Assistant (TEMPORARY)

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $21.51 Hourly

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: 2024-00103

Location: Ventura College (Ventura CA), CA

Department: VC - Student Affairs

Closing: Continuous


This recruitment is being conducted to fill temporary assignments 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.

This is considered a temporary provisional assignment. As such, 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 direction of an assigned supervisor, operate a telephone switchboard or console; act as receptionist and provide general information to students, public and staff; perform a variety of clerical duties including the processing and distribution of inter-district, regular and bulk mail.

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.

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.

The Ventura County Community College District does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis 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

Operate a telephone switchboard or console; answer, screen and route incoming telephone calls; take and deliver messages. E

Greet and direct visitors as appropriate; provide routine information to employees, students and the public. E

Sort, weigh, meter and affix postage on outgoing U.S. mail and package according to postal regulations; prepare bulk mailings; receive, sort and distribute incoming U.S. and inter-district mail. E

Perform a variety of clerical duties including typing, duplication and filing. E

Maintain related records, forms, logs and documents. E

Operate a variety of department equipment including postage meter, scale, computer and fax machine. E

Train and provide work direction to relief operators as assigned. E

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and one year of general clerical or receptionist experience including six months operating a telephone console.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated, including the possession of any licenses, certifications, or other requirements, by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the recruitment process.

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. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) 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 (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

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