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Administrative Assistant - Office of Instruction
Feather River College in Quincy, California
Date Posted 05/10/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Salary $3,661 - $4,648  USD Per Month
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Administrative Assistant - Office of Instruction
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Position Description:

Under the direction of the VP of Instruction, performs a variety of administrative and secretarial duties and responsibilities; to schedule and coordinate processing and approval of academic policies and new and revised curriculum; to provide staff assistance on a variety of matters; and to perform related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties:

The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in the job title.

  • Coordinates processing of curriculum development and revisions in accordance with Title 5 by verifying proper review steps, scheduling curriculum items for committee, preparing and distributing curriculum packets to committee members, ensuring incorporation of changes, submitting items to academic senate, Board of Trustees, tracking the processes, and posting of the agenda.
  • Collects, compiles and summarizes data for state reports (e.g., VTEA, & IELM), grants, fiscal, and administrative purposes
  • Calculates full and part-time faculty loads and estimates total cost of instruction; calculates faculty overloads, class preparation time, office hours, independent study, substitutes, and prepares “Personnel Action Forms-PAF” for payroll processing
  • Processes PAFs for faculty stipends
  • Schedules meetings, prepares, and organizes agenda items and meeting packets; takes and transcribes minutes for committees such as SLOAC, COI, Curriculum, and Standards & Practices; ensures proper follow up of action items for various committees and councils
  • Schedules meetings for equivalencies; tracks and processes pertinent documents
  • Tracks SLOACs for CORs, Programs and Degrees
  • Monitors and maintains the Instruction Website; inputs critical information, keeps web pages and forms current,
  • Monitors budges such as the Instruction, VTEA, NFNRC, Ed2Go, IELM, and Lottery out of Banner; processes and tracks expenditures and transfers; reviews budget tracking reports and resolves discrepancies; creates and updates budget spreadsheets
  • Initiates and monitors the full and part-time faculty evaluation process
  • Serves as the Dean's administrative assistant, scheduling appointments and maintaining the calendar; receiving, sorting and distributing mail; typing and word processing reports and memos; coordinating mailings; screening and handling calls; screening and handling students/faculty/administrators/staff/visitors
  • Explains policies and procedures and relays information as appropriate
  • Prepares updated information for the college catalog based on curriculum changes
  • Establishes and maintains faculty handbook
  • Establishes and maintains a variety of official and topical files and records, including the Course Outline of Record and documents of a confidential nature
  • Schedules facilities for off-campus classes
  • Creates and maintains forms required by college policies and regulations
  • Collects and tracks syllabi received from all faculty
  • Collects and tracks positive attendance reports
  • Schedule and prepare the Associate Faculty Flex events
  • Input calendar information into Banner for campus usage/MIS state reporting
  • Enters data into and maintains databases
  • Performs a variety of administrative, technical and secretarial functions
  • May direct the work of short-term employees and student employees
  • Performs related duties as assigned

Knowledge of:

  • Modern office methods, procedures, supplies and equipment, including filing system development and maintenance, and telephone reception
  • Personal computer applications including MS Office
  • English grammar, spelling, punctuation and composition
  • Formats and requirements for various reports, forms and correspondence
  • Business arithmetic

Skill in:

  • Composing correspondence, memos and other materials
  • Operating personal computer applications software such as MS Office
  • Interpreting and applying procedures and regulations
  • Effective oral and written communications
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work, including faculty and administrators
  • Prioritizing workload, meeting deadlines, and working effectively in an environment with multiple demands and frequent interruptions

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: The physical abilities involved in the performance of essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations are:

  • Vision sufficient to read computer screens, and handwritten and printed documents
  • Manual dexterity to operate keyboards and manipulate papers
  • Speech and hearing to obtain and relay information
  • Bending and reaching to obtain or replace files and records

This work is performed in an office setting.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate degree or four years increasingly responsible clerical/recordkeeping or office management work, with at least one year of responsible administrative assistant capacity supporting (a) management or executive position(s)
  • Typing at a rate of 55 WPM
Desirable Characteristics:

A combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Community college experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of Banner or similar system

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Typing Certificate
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