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Administrative Assistant, Science Resource Center

Johnson County Community College
Kansas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Johnson County Community College

Position Title
Administrative Assistant, Science Resource Center

Academic Affairs

Position Type
Part-time Regular, Non-Exempt

Number of openings

Work Schedule, Hours per week
Varies, 25 hours per week

Position Grade

Pay Range
$15.47-$19.34 per hour (actual pay depends on qualifications)

Overland Park Main Campus

Benefits Category
No benefits

JCCC Benefits Information

Job Summary
Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture - not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

The administrative assistant will work under the guidance of Science Resource Center Director and with the tutors of the SRC to coordinate the activities of the center and ensure a safe and friendly learning environment for students; complete day to day duties using effective communication, organizational and time management skills; and perform confidential and specialized duties accurately.

Job Duties
Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • SERVE AS RECEPTIONIST-Serve as the point of first contact for students and visitors to the Science Resource Center. Answer queries about the Science Resource Center in person and telephone, direct students to proper resources and monitor check in/out process.
  • PREPARE AND ORGANIZE SRC RESOURCE MATERIALS- Order and distribute brochures and bookmarks as required, maintain the supply of handouts for students, order and maintain the list of required office supplies, update the tutor schedule each semester on the webpage and on the bulletin boards, update biology microscope slides as needed.
  • MAINTAINANCE AND CHECKOUT OF BIOLOGY MODELS AND CALCULATORS- Keep Anatomical models and the model keys in the allocated storage cabinets ensuring that all parts are intact and numbering is legible. Follow proper check out procedures to check out models and calculators and have students complete adequate paperwork to checkout items to be used outside the center.
  • MANAGE THE DAY-TO-DAY ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTER-Maintain Classroom reservations, manage online tutor requests, schedule and manage tutoring by appointment requests in the center, prepare student usage reports, submit service requests when needed, coordinate with evening and weekend personnel, identify potential problems that impact the activities of the center.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Required Qualifications
High school graduate or equivalent required. Two years of related work experience in an academic or closely-related work setting required. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to meet with students from a variety of backgrounds. Proficiency in the use of personal computer. Proficiency in Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with some science background preferred.

Required application documents

Cover Letter

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 Careers Page.

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