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Office Assistant Adult Education & Literacy

Johnson County Community College
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Part Time
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Posting Job Title

Office Asst JCAE


Continuing Education

Position Type

Part-time Temporary

Number of openings


Job Summary

Perform specialized clerical work in support of the Johnson County Adult Education's program. This includes greeting the public and providing routine program information (by phone and in person) about enrollment and participation in ABE/GED/ESL classes. The Office Assistant registers students for classes, accepts payments and applies standard bookkeeping procedures, organizes and manages records, files and forms for teachers and staff; communicates logistics relating to safety, security, facilities and technology needs; and assures availability of supplies and printed materials for instructors. The Office Assistant also provides assistance to classroom instructors. Finally, each Office Assistant typically manages one or more ad-hoc or recurring project on behalf of the program (e.g., compilation of volunteer newsletter, maintenance of accounting transactions, development of event logistics, backup support of State database).

Required Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent.
2 – 5 years’ experience performing similar work in an office setting.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other software.
Heart for the mission of adult education.
Positivity and ability to manage unexpected events with calm, sound judgment.

Preferred Qualifications

Commitment to accuracy; attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and work fluently with a variety of software (e.g.,
program registration software; graphics/presentations; database; custom applications).
Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and to work on numerous projects
simultaneously; flexibility.
Reliability and dependability, including on-time arrival and departure with minimal
Effective interpersonal skills; ability to diffuse and resolve conflict.
Ability to work as a team with other staff.
Appropriate initiative and eagerness to learn.
Support development and execution of special events as requested (e.g., Volunteer
Banquet, Graduation, In-Service events, etc.).

Required application documents


Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-2pm July-May

Salary Grade Level



$12.79 per hour


West Park


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 15 Sep 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 01 Oct 2021 Central Daylight Time

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