College Assistant

Updated: about 20 hours ago
Location: Santa Cruz, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: PartTime
 
1707283  
Open  
College Assistant  
Business and Administrative Services [314]  
Colleges Housing and Educational Services  
Cowell & Stevenson Colleges  
07-26-2017  
08-09-2017  
Career [2]  
Immediate Opening
None  
No  
No  
 
Part time (anything less than 40 hrs/wk)  
5  
6  
75  
Fixed  
30  
Monday-Friday  
Days  
Recruitment is for multiple positions - College Assistant positions at both Cowell & Stevenson Colleges.  
Minimum Starting Salary: $19.12/hourly.  
This position is eligible for Full benefits.  
Blank Assistant 2 [4723]  
Union Represented  
Not Applicable  
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.  
Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Business and Administrative Services (BAS) division at the University of California (UC) Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services, facilities, employee housing and capital planning, dining services, conference services, early education services, the Bay Tree Bookstore, ID card services, and business and financial analysis for these areas. Through these units, educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
Cowell College is the founding College at UCSC. The College has about 1,700 undergraduate students, about 700 of whom live in residence. Faculty and staff at the College work closely together to support an integrated approach to undergraduate education in the context of a living/learning community whose motto is "The Pursuit of Truth in the Company of Friends."
Stevenson College is one of the first colleges at UCSC. The College has about 1,700 undergraduate students, about 700 of whom live in residence. Faculty and staff at the College work closely together to support an integrated approach to undergraduate education in the context of a living/learning community whose theme is "Self and Society".
Under the general supervision of the College Administrative Officer, the incumbents will perform a wide variety of general customer service and office management duties, general academic advising support, problem solving, information research, and college mail management. This position has extensive contact with campus units, academic departments and faculty, parents and other members of the public.  
Substantial experience working in a customer service focused environment with an emphasis on effectiveness, professionalism, tact, and integrity.
Excellent related administrative/clerical experience with knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on active listening. Must possess the ability to comprehend and react in a flexible and professional manner.
Excellent telephone and customer service skills with the ability to convey information in a supportive, yet clear and concise manner.
Experience with computers and word processing, database, calendaring, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, browser, and email applications with the ability to produce a variety of correspondence, including newsletters and flyers.
Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle and prioritize a variety of customer service tasks and to provide assistance to professional and clerical staff as needed.
Ability to maintain tact, diplomacy, and patience while handling numerous inquiries on a wide variety of subjects; use good judgment in referring inquiries to other campus resources.
Ability to work with, supervise, motivate, and mentor student staff.
Ability to interpret and provide instruction on regulations ranging from academic, social and residential college & departmental policies to general University policies & procedures.
Ability to maintain records and filing systems with the ability to maintain the confidentiality of all records and information.
Ability to interact effectively with staff and students from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Ability to interpret and provide instruction on regulations ranging from Federal postal laws, to academic, social and residential college and department policies, to general University policies and procedures.  
Knowledge of US postal service regulations and rules.
Experience working with college age students.  
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=11001-12000&file=11164-11174.3  
Yes  
Criminal History Review  
 
No, this position does not require an E-Verify Check.  
No  
 
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