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Secretary, Bilingual - Non-Credit Programs - part-time

Institution: College of the Desert
Palm Desert, California
Admin-Secretary and Administrative Assistants
Posted: 12/28/2013
Type: Part Time
Salary Range: $16.52 -  USD Per Hour
Application Due: 12/30/2013
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Tracking Code 182-491 Job Description Under the direction of a Coordinator, Supervisor or Director of a small program, perform a wide variety of secretarial and clerical duties in support of an assigned department or function; and possess the ability to communicate orally and in writing in English and Spanish. EMPLOYMENT STATUS Bargaining Unit Position / Rage 8 Starting Rate $16.52 per hour WORKING CONDITIONS: Office environment. Constant interruptions Required Skills Knowledge of: Operations, procedures and methods of office to which assigned; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; applicable computer software programs including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and email; record-keeping techniques and alpha and numeric filing systems; correct English and Spanish usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; receptionist and telephone techniques. Ability to: Perform a wide variety of secretarial and clerical duties in support of an assigned department or function; assemble diverse data for the preparation of reports; maintain complex and varied files and records; type at 45 words net per minute from clear copy; interpret and apply specific rules, policies and procedures of the department or function to which assigned; operate a variety of office machines and equipment, including typewriter, computer and applicable software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and other related programs, calculator, copier and other equipment; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and Spanish to exchange information in person and on the telephone; meet schedules and time lines; prepare and type reports, correspondence and related materials; bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to file materials; sit or stand for extended periods of time. REPRESENTATIVE ESSENTIAL DUTIES Perform secretarial duties and assist the supervisor with a variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative duties; facilitate communications and coordinate activities between the supervisor, staff, public and other personnel; establish and maintain positive staff and public relations. Review documents, records and forms for accuracy, completeness and conformance to applicable rules and regulations; compose routine correspondence independently or from oral instructions; compile data for reports as requested. Monitor budget expenditures and transfers, and maintaining financial records as assigned; maintain current account balances as assigned. Order and maintain office supplies and other materials. Communicate information in English and Spanish in person or by telephone where judgment, knowledge and interpretation of policies and regulations are necessary. Receive, open and distribute mail; receive visitors, answer telephone calls and refer to appropriate staff members. Type a variety of memoranda, reports and other materials. Arrange and schedule a variety of meetings, appointments and conferences; prepare materials for meetings as assigned. Train, assign and review the work of other employees or student assistants. Operate a variety of office machines and equipment including a computer and related software applications, typewriter, copier, calculator and other equipment. Maintain office files and prepare and type reports as necessary. Attend a variety of meetings and record notes as assigned Perform related duties as assigned. Required Experience Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two (2) years of varied and increasingly responsible secretarial or clerical experience. Job Location Palm Desert, California, United States Position Type Part-Time Salary 16.52 - USD Work Schedule (Days/Hours) TBD Required Documents List of References, Cover Letter, Resume Months per Year 12 Special Instructions to Candidate PLEASE NOTE: Resume, cover letter and list of references are required at the time of application. References should include at least two supervisors and two colleagues. Please include name, title, email and phone numbers. Application Deadline 1st review 12/30/13 FTE .73 (29.5hrs)

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