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Student Services Assistant (Temporary Position)

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

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Employment Type
Full Time

Student Services Assistant (Temporary Position)

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $23.90 Hourly

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: 2024-00102

Location: Ventura College (Ventura CA), CA

Department: VC - Student Affairs

Closing: Continuous


We are accepting applications on an on-going basis for future consideration for a temporary Student Services Assistant assignment at Ventura College. Applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file and may be considered if a vacancy opens within the academic year.

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.

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform specialized clerical duties in a student services area such as registration, record maintenance, financial assistance, EOPS, veterans' benefits, disabled student services and counseling services.

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, sex, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

Representative Duties

Provide assistance and information to students regarding records, registration, EOPS, veterans benefits, Financial Aid, Disabled Student Services or Counseling services. E

Instruct students in correct procedures for completion of forms and applications; explain applications, requirements and restrictions; review completed forms for completeness. E

Serve as clerical support for a student services program including receptionist, typing and data entry duties. E

Process applications and forms; review records for changes in status; request transcripts, records and other information needed to determine status of applications and forms. E

Prepare and transmit correspondence for students; verify student status and other related information; respond to requests from educational institutions and agencies; provide information and verification of student status and records. E

Maintain confidential records and files. E

Respond to requests for information from District officials, faculty, and students. E

Monitor student progress to assure program compliance as directed; assist students in a variety of ways according to program needs. E

Operate computer terminal to update student records, generate reports and verify student information. E

Prepare letters and other correspondence. E

Resolve issues involving student applications, forms and records; prepare, verify and distribute payments to students as assigned.

Assist in training and providing work direction and guidance to student workers and other staff in assigned area of student services.

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and three years of clerical experience involving frequent public contact.

Accepted combinations of education and experience are as follows:

  • Two years of college (60 semester units or an associate degree) and 2 years of clerical experience involving frequent public contact.
  • Four years of college (120 semester units or a bachelor's degree) and 1 year of clerical experience involving frequent public contact.
  • Master's degree or 30 semester units of graduate-level coursework and no experience.

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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