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Office Assistant (Word Processing)-WEOC

Job Description

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:  *This is a Civil Service position.  The final candidate will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, the Office Assistant (WP) performs a wide variety of clerical and administrative support tasks and functions as an assistant to a number of administrative and professional staff persons.  The Office Assistant (WP) works with a high degree of independence in a fast-paced environment.

The incumbent coordinates office operations; assists the unit administrator with payroll, faculty contracts, and the flow of correspondence disseminated from the unit;  interacts with and responds to requests from faculty;  sets up and maintains automated records and filing systems;  writes announcements, emails, summaries, meeting minutes, and similar correspondence;  prepares requisitions and maintains office supplies; and manages the storage and distribution of books and other classroom materials.  The incumbent will also use computer applications such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, and videoconferencing tools in performing work assignments.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Possession of a high school or equivalency diploma and three years of experience where the primary function of the position was performing general office/clerical work, two years of which must have included the use of computer applications to maintain automated records or produce correspondence, spreadsheets, forms, reports or other documents required.  The ability to follow instructions without close supervision is required.  Excellent communication and writing skills are also required. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Possession of a minimum of an Associate's degree or Microsoft Office Certification or course work in Microsoft Office applications is strongly preferred.  Experience working in an educational institution is also strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $47,412 plus competitive benefits.

WORK SCHEDULE:  The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.  You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.  The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. 

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.


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