Department Assistant I (Short Term Temporary)
Kern Community College District
This is a short term temporary position.
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide routine
clerical services to College administrators, faculty and staff;
provide staff assistance to departments.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Department Assistant I performs
general and routine clerical duties in accordance with clearly
defined instructions or established office procedures.
Provide routine information on classes, instructors and schedules
to other offices and the general public; issue, receive, type and
process various applications, permits and other forms; prepare
mailings; receive and sort mail.
Perform a variety of work involved in student assistance,
preparation of invoices, inventory, time cards, accounts and bank
deposits and administration and scoring exams; coordinate the usage
of campus computer hardware and software; respond to questions and
provide assistance to students regarding testing practices and
procedures or related issues and concerns.
Maintain calendars and schedules of activities, meetings,
interviews and appointments; coordinate activities with other
departments, the public and outside agencies.
Organize and maintain filing systems; maintain records related to
area of assignment including employee, insurance and affirmative
action records, job announcement, application, interview and
student work experience files.
Serve as a receptionist; answer the telephone and provide
information to the general public regarding the College's policies
and procedures as required.
Maintain a variety of statistical information; type statistical
reports as required.
Prepare College testing materials; inventory and monitor supply
levels; request testing materials as needed. Perform other general
clerical work; file, schedule appointments; order, distribute and
maintain office supplies.
Perform related duties as assigned; duties performed at an
extension site may be diverse and varied
Any combination equivalent to
from high school and one year of responsible clerical
Knowledge and Abilities
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Word processing methods, techniques and programs.
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Learn, interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the
Perform general clerical work including maintenance of appropriate
records and compiling information for reports.
Work courteously with students and the general public on the
telephone or in person.
Operate a variety of office machines including a computer and
Perform simple mathematical calculations. Understand and follow
oral and written direction.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
First Review of Applications:
packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College
reserves the right to extend time limits or re-initiate the
recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
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
- 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
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
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
EEO Plan 2018-2021 (Download PDF
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
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
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3242374/department-assistant-i-short-term-temporary
Emails will not be accepted.