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Administrative Clerk - Humanities

El Camino College
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 17, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Institutional Research & Planning, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Computer Services & Information Technology, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
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Full Time
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Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, the Administrative Clerk assists in processing and tracking a variety of office operations in support of a supervisor, department faculty, students, and/or other staff. Ensures compliance with District policies and procedures and follows office transactions through to completion.


Tracks and maintains accuracy and compliance of data submissions, office-generated transactions, and general office operations in accordance with District policies and procedures. Ensures timely delivery, integrity of data, and departmental compliance within pre-established office protocols.

Prepares and generates a wide variety of office documents and electronic transactions for a department. Assembles and organizes data from different sources. Transcribes and/or uploads data into online systems, as needed. Ensures critical deadlines are met.

Reviews documents generated by others for accuracy. Edits content as appropriate. Proofs own work for completeness. Serves as a central hub for document workflows within an office. Follows-up with individuals to ensure errors are corrected and/or missing information is filled in. Quality checks documents on behalf of a supervisor before forwarding for approval signature.

Liaises with other District offices (e.g., Fiscal Services, Purchasing, Human Resources) to review data submissions and resolve problems and/or discrepancies. Researches transactions, follows-up with other District offices, and locates and provides support documentation as needed. Informs supervisor of document and/or data submission statuses.

Tracks payroll data, office budget lines, and other expense accounts. Reconciles office expenditures, inventory levels, invoices, reimbursements, service agreements, etc. Researches and resolves discrepancies, as needed. Prepares requisitions and related documents. Orders supplies as needed. Provides supervisor with input on ending balances and initiates budget transfers as approved by the supervisor.

Receives office visitors, ascertains pertinent information, and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. Answers phone calls and email messages. Provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate individuals. Takes and delivers messages. Schedules appointments, room reservations, meetings, and maintains calendar(s).

Uses a variety of office software programs to enter, store, process, and retrieve electronic data from department systems and District-wide systems (e.g., performance evaluations, payments for special assignments, etc.) Reviews submitted data and follows up on workflows to ensure completion of transactions. Maintains confidentiality of data.

Establishes, organizes, and maintains department filing systems, logs, statistical data, and other records. Enters data into electronic files, databases, and/or spreadsheets, as needed.

Compiles data and prepares reports on a regular and/or ad hoc basis. Calculates, verifies, and posts information upon request. Writes supporting correspondence and other documents.

Monitors the physical organization and upkeep of office facilities and equipment. Trains and assists others in the use of office equipment. Operates and maintains office machines and may troubleshoot minor problems. Reports malfunctions, arranges for maintenance and equipment repairs, and reports hazards, as appropriate.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.



Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED and two (2) years of clerical experience in an office setting.

The ability to pass a pass a Basic Word 2019 Computer Skills Test with at least 70% accuracy.

Applicants who meet the qualifications will be sent an email from with a link to take the tests. The information will be sent to the email address provided on your application.

Please be sure to log into igreentree and check your application status for updates.


Knowledge/Areas of Expertise:

Knowledge of general office and organizational best practices.

Knowledge of how to establish and maintain organized filing systems.

Working knowledge of standard office software programs and applications.

Experienced at utilizing online calendar or reservation programs to schedule appointments.


Ability to listen and demonstrate tact and patience with dissatisfied or upset individuals.

Ability to operate and maintain varied office equipment.

Ability to assemble, organize, and balance numerical data.

Ability to gather data and verify calculations.

Ability to communicate with others to gather information.

Ability to understand and apply policies and procedures.

Ability to quickly develop a working knowledge of office operations and productivity.

Skilled at using databases and other software programs.

Skilled at using, navigating, and manipulating spreadsheets.


Office setting.

Subject to constant interruptions.

Work involving the operation of a variety of office equipment and machines.

Extended periods of time sitting in front of a computer monitor.

Extended periods of time typing on a computer keyboard.

Exchanging of information over the phone, in writing, in dictation, in person, and electronically.

STARTING SALARY: $4,180 (Step A) per month.

Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until step F is reached.

Employees contribute 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).


These positions are designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours will be Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit proof of COVID-19 Vaccination, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.


Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the ADA Compliance Officer at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:
ADA Job Applicant Accommodation Request (

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

If you should need assistance please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3807 or by email at

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. PST (pacific standard time).

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.

* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.

I n accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at . These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law

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