Job Posting TitleAdministrative Assistant III
LocationLos Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College)
Department LocationVice President of Administrative Services Office
Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College (SCC) is a multi-campus, urban college that consists of a 70-acre main campus across from William Land Park. The College has two educational centers, one in Davis on the campus of the University of California, Davis, and one in West Sacramento located adjacent to the public library, community center, and civic center. SCC is a vibrant teaching and learning institution with approximately 20,000 day and evening students and is recognized as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).
SCC has a rich history in the community and has expanded educational opportunities to students across the region. SCC awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer, which guarantee transfer into the California State University system. The College offers Career Education certificates and degrees, transfer credit for students who desire to continue their education at a four-year college or university, and instruction in basic skills such as English, English as a second language, and mathematics.
Faculty and staff at SCC value a collaborative and diverse campus community. As one of four colleges within the Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento City College embraces change, values excellence in academic achievement, and supports the success of students as they pursue their dreams.
Positions in this class are generally assigned to Vice President and Associate Vice Chancellor executive level positions, and incumbents perform tasks that support broad institution-wide systems, processes and procedures with minimal oversight. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here.
This position is assigned to the Vice President of Administrative Services Office.
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.
Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years) and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. (See full LRCEA contract agreement details)
● Assists administrator with office organization and detail and recommend operating practices and procedures to create new or to revise existing methods.
● Implements systems to improve internal process in support of changing departmental and District needs, informing affected staff, and providing training as needed.
● Interviews callers.
● Answers inquiries requiring knowledge of college and District resources, activities, services, policies, and procedures and refer inquiries as appropriate.
● Provides information regarding college standards and procedures and assist in the coordination of services for students, staff, and the public.
● Assist students and staff to resolve problems relating to special programs, student services records, or related complaints, referring to appropriate staff members.
● Coordinates activities with other District offices.
● Schedules meetings, conferences, and appointments.
● Assists with coordinating events.
● Maintains calendars for managers and/or professional staff.
● Makes arrangements for travel, meetings, and conferences, and process travel claims.
● Prepares materials for presentations and instruction.
● Prepares records and reports for District and/or external agencies.
● Independently prepares correspondence, memoranda, agendas, reports, technical requests, and other materials, including information of a confidential nature.
● Prepares required District and departmental documents including, but not limited to, time sheets, reports, preliminary payroll records, travel forms, purchasing forms, requisitions, and workers compensation claim forms.
● Assists with the monitoring and reconciliation of department and/or office budgets.
● Orders materials, supplies, and services and resolve issues encountered in the purchasing process to assure timely payment to vendors.
● Maintains accurate records and database.
● Assists with the preparation of the college catalog for printing.
● Assists in developing and publishing curriculum and committee calendars.
● Prepares and distributes meeting agendas, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports and other correspondence.
● Takes minutes at meetings exercising judgment and discretion in editing and composition.
● Assists in preparing material for published class schedules, catalogs, student guides, newsletters, bulletins and registration.
● Develops and maintain forms.
● Verifies and calculates full-time equivalency (FTE) and instructional load for faculty.
● Tracks flex obligation for faculty.
● Prepares adjunct faculty assignment paperwork and related documents.
● Assists with coordination of department hiring and orientation processes.
● Processes mail.
● Receives and accounts for fees.
● Operates and maintains office equipment.
● Serves on committees as assigned.
● Have lead responsibility for temporary employees, including interviewing and training.
● Serves as a resource to support Administrative Assistant I’s and others on District/College-wide processes, policies, and procedures, and assists the administrator in the assigned areas of responsibility.
● Serves as the primary point of contact with District departments to assist with coordinating institution-wide personnel, hiring, risk management, legal, budget and other related areas of responsibility.
● Assists with coordinating District/College-wide instructional, student, or administrative functions.
● Performs related duties as required.
Work Year12 month
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
Total Hrs per Week/Day40 hours per week
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EXPERIENCE: Four years of experience related to the duties of the position.
Promotional: Two years of experience with Los Rios Community College District performing duties equivalent to the level of Administrative Assistant. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)
EDUCATION: Two years of college level business, office technology, or related course work may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)
Education must be from an accredited institution.
1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).
2. A completed Typing Certificate (50 Net Words Per Minute) (required).
● This position has typing requirements that should be reviewed prior to applying to the job posting. To review the typing requirements Typing Requirements click here. Failure to have a typing certificate submitted with the application will automatically disqualify the applicant from consideration for the job posting. The typing certificate must be attached to the application by the final closing date of the job posting.
● IMPORTANT: All typing certificates must show total gross words per minute and the number of errors. Los Rios Community College District calculates Net Words Per Minute by subtracting one point for each error. (Typing certificates that list percentages only will not be accepted). Typing tests taken through an online service/agency WILL NOT be accepted. Typing certificates must be signed and dated from a recognized school or agency.
3. Resume (recommended).
4. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required if using education to meet the Minimum Qualifications of this position).
5. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).
6. Letter of Interest (recommended).
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
● It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College District employees to also provide official transcripts, if required in the minimum qualification for the position. (Within 60 days of the time of hire, employees are required to submit official transcripts, if required in the minimum qualification for the position).
● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.
● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to email@example.com. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.
Salary$4,021.82 per month LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationNo additional salary information to note
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.