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P/T Secretary I (Word Processing)
Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York
Date Posted 05/26/2021
Admin-Secretary and Administrative Assistants
Employment Type Hourly
Application Deadline Open until filled

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:

The P/T Secretary I will provide information regarding established policies, procedures and practices to employees, vendors, and students, answering questions in person, over the phone, via e-mail, etc.  They will compose, prepare and enter important data and confidential correspondence, reports, charts, contracts, etc., such as budget documents, employee personnel & payroll records, requisitions, invoices, etc. using various automated systems and applications. The incumbent answers telephones, responds to requests for information and directs inquiries to the appropriate staff member.   They will also open & screen mail and emails independently, routing the same with background material, as necessary.  Additional responsibilities include processing payments for purchase orders and payment vouchers; contacting vendors regarding invoice submissions; and maintaining departmental files, records, mailing lists and other source documents in accordance with departmental procedures.  The P/T Secretary I may perform internal administrative support tasks such as departmental budget preparation, and the requisitioning of office supplies.  All of these responsibilities are performed both in person and remotely.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a high school or equivalency diploma and four years of experience where the primary function of the position was the performance of clerical functions, two years of which involved the use of word processing and other automated systems.     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel strongly preferred.


Additional Information:

WORK SCHEDULE:  This is an hourly position with a work schedule of up to 28 hours per week.

HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $14.75 per hour. No benefits.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position and a resume.  You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to:  https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp 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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