Posted: November 3, 2021
Level: Management / Confidential (Professional 3), 12 month
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Job Posting #: TXCC 21-09
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on
Friday, December 3, 2021
Tunxis Community College
271 Scott Swamp Rd. Farmington, CT 06032
CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to
academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused
on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and
learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances
positive change for the students, communities, and industries it
serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success,
educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with
business and industry, government, educational, and key
stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for
Connecticut’s citizens and communities.
Anticipated Start Date:
The Executive Assistant to the CEO provides to him/her managerial,
administrative, professional, and confidential assistance as
required to ensure the successful operation of the office and the
college. The position is required to have extensive cooperative and
collaborative relationships with staff, professionals,
administrators, and the public and with professionals in peer
organizations and professional associations.
The incumbent is expected to collaborate with all departments and
users of the services of the CEO’s office and to represent the
Community College System in a positive manner. Incumbents must
possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally,
linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student.
They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication
skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills
such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.).
Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and
experience in administrative or executive secretarial fields.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Ability in the operation of personal computers using standard
word processing and related office software.
- Proven history of strict confidentiality.
- Experience in principles of secretarial practice with an
emphasis on quality production of correspondence and reports.
- Knowledge of methods and techniques of operating an office
environment requiring organizational dignity.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Example of Job Duties:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related
- Three (3) or more years’ experience serving as an
administrative assistant or higher.
- Professional work experience in higher education.
- Experience working with confidential and complex matters for
budgeting and personnel.
- Ability to coordinate and undertake multiple tasks and meetings
while managing an office.
- Advanced experience with office software for scheduling,
presenting, reporting, tracking, and communicating.
- Experience taking minutes in an appropriate format for record
- Has reported to a director, supervisor, or manager in the
Under the direction of the Campus CEO, the Executive Assistant is
the College and Intra-College Liaison and is accountable for
personnel functions, budget preparation, report preparation, office
management and organization, coordination of schedules, meetings,
conferences, special assignments, or projects.
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
$62,003 to $93,005 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT
medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.
Submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of the Official College
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state
employees must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against
COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received
a second dose or have an appointment for the second dose in a
two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s
Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this
requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced
practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of
COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or
the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely
held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an
exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case
basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate
supporting documentation if requested.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion
CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F