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College Receptionist II

Position Deleted on 3/26/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Secretary and Administrative Assistants
Application Due:
Location: Kennedy King College
Employee Type: Part Time Staff
Department: Student Services
Union Status: Local 1708
Hours: 29 hours per week: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Salary: Minimum $10 per hour
Closing Date: Monday, March 25, 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.

Under supervision, operates a multiple service telephone console, greets visitors and performs routine clerical duties in an office.

Answers calls and makes the appropriate connections and requested extensions. Provides callers with information relative to college programs, seminars and registration or provides appropriate referrals; transfers calls to appropriate personnel and takes messages in their absence. Receives and directs visitors to appropriate college office, department or staff; assists visitors with general inquiries and requests for literature on college programs. Receives and sorts mail and interoffice correspondence. Trains new or temporary employees on the use of telephone console. Types a variety of routine letters and memoranda.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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

Graduation from high school or the equivalent, supplemented by one year of clerical or receptionist experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge of proper telephone communications and courtesy; and office practices and procedures. Some knowledge of the operation of a multiple service telephone console. Ability to communicate with the public in a courteous and effective manner; to type a minimum of thirty words per minute; and to perform routine clerical tasks. Good customer relations and verbal communication skills. Skill in basic filing.

How to Apply

For consideration, all interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit a resume 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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