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College Clerical Assistant I

Position Deleted on 1/10/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Secretary and Administrative Assistants
Application Due:
Location: Wright College
Employee Type: Part Time Staff
Department: IT - Media Services
Union Status: Local 1708
Hours: 29 hours per week: Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Salary: Minimum $9 per hour
Closing Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) District 508, is the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation, with 5,800 faculty and staff serving 120,000 students at seven campuses and thirteen satellite sites city-wide. The City Colleges of Chicago is currently in the midst of a collaborative effort to review and revise CCC programs and practices to ensure students leave CCC college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life's goals.

CCC includes seven colleges: Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Olive-Harvey College, Harry S Truman College, Harold Washington College and Wilbur Wright College. The system also oversees: the Washburne Culinary Institute, the French Pastry School, two restaurants, five Child Development Centers, the Center for Distance learning, the Workforce Institute, the public broadcast station WYCC-TV Channel 20 and radio station WKKC-FM 89.3FM.

Perform a variety of routine clerical duties in a college administrative or departmental office.

Prepare routine records, memos and forms; proof completed assignments for errors and make appropriate corrections; maintain office and student record files in alphabetical and/or numerical order. Receive and sort incoming mail and distribute to appropriate personnel or office; answer telephones, take messages and transfer calls; provide general information to students regarding registration, financial aid, departmental course offerings and campus policies and procedures.

Collate materials such as exams, classroom handouts, faculty lists and handbooks, teacher program forms, narrative reports and general correspondence. Operate basic office equipment; prepares order requisitions for needed office supplies and materials; and may assist during student registration.

Perform other duties as assigned.

All CCC employees are required to adhere to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent is required. Some clerical and word processing experience preferred.

Knowledge of word processing software; and knowledge of basic office procedures. Ability to keyboard 40 words per minute; ability to follow verbal and written instructions; and ability to operate a personal computer. Skill in basic filing; and good verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

Preference given to current and former qualified Local 1708 employees.

For consideration, all interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit a resume, a legible copy of your college transcript(s), if a degree is required (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted, official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.), and a cover letter in MS Word or PDF format. Submit by electronic mail only to the below email address, type the position title that you are applying for in the Subject heading, and indicate Full Time or Part Time position:

HR Administrator

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Vacancies may be pending budget approval.

Due to the high volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CCC!
City Colleges of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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