Job ID: 185945


Peralta Community College District

  • May 24, 2022
  • Assistant
  • Peralta Community College District
    Oakland, CA
  • 05/24/2022
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Administrative Support/Services

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Job Description:

College of Alameda

Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Services, performs professional level work in the analysis, research and preparation of a variety of reports; monitors programs and projects in accordance with District, Federal and State statutes; provides secretarial and administrative support.


Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.

Performs a variety of complex, difficult and responsible executive level administrative support.

Prepares a variety of correspondence, memoranda, reports, statistical reports and other materials; may compile statistical, fiscal and financial data and other information for inclusion into special
and periodic reports; composes correspondences independently; prepares agendas and meeting materials, and distributes meeting packets.

Serves as liaison between the supported administrator, management staff, academic and classified staff, students, representatives of community agencies and the general public by relaying messages, answering questions, clarifying information, responding to requests, resolving problems, explaining District policies and procedures or referring callers to the supported administrator or others.

Prepares agenda/information, attend meetings, takes minutes and draft material, or compose correspondence as directed

Maintains the administrator's calendar; arranges and schedules a variety of meetings, programs, workshops and conferences as required.

Makes travel arrangements for the administrator; completes appropriate forms for meeting registration and reimbursement requests.

Prepares requisitions and orders supplies and equipment for the office; assures proper
functioning of office equipment.

Creates and maintains complex, interrelated administrative, confidential and legal filing systems and records, including, but not limited to, historical and legal records of the College or Department, the administrator's correspondence, personnel records, and records of employee,
student, and vendor grievances.

Assist with, and oversees the budget activities of the office; monitors expenditures of funds, initiates fund transfers and other procedures necessary to maintain sound day-to-day budget activities.

Establishes and maintains complex, interrelated administrative filing systems and records.

Performs a wide range of advanced clerical duties related to the operation of the office; serves as liaison between an administrator and other district offices; serves in a liaison and/or resource.
capacity on projects and assignments.

Screens incoming calls and visitors, referring them to the administrator or the appropriate staff, providing information as appropriate, or taking accurate and complete messages. Provides liaison functions between the administrator and staff at all levels, Trustees, and members of the
public who contact the office with service complaints.

Schedules meetings and conferences, sets up appointments, and may represent the administrator at meetings to obtain information relevant to the administrator's responsibilities.

Opens and routes mail to the administrator and other staff, and drafts responses to the President or Chancellor as appropriate.

Serve as resource to other offices for information, policy and practice orientation, and general file materials.

Oversee department projects, events and various function related procedures including updating related policies and procedures, form distribution and information/document tracking.

Performs other related duties as assigned


1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of experience in performing professional-level work in the field OR an equivalent combination of education and qualifying professional experience that would provide the skills, knowledge, and ability needed to fulfill the duties assigned to the position.

2. Knowledge of:

Modern executive office management, practices procedures and equipment.
Basic arithmetical proficiency.
Basic research methods and techniques.

3. Ability to:

Prepare and maintain accurate and complete records and files.
Interpret and apply a variety of rules, regulations, statutes, policies and procedures relating to District operations.
Maintain confidentiality of information and materials.
Perform a variety of technical support duties related to public education administration.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers, other staff, faculty
and administrators.
Type with speed and accuracy to produce correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, and
database management documents.
Exercises good judgment and discretion analyzing and resolving confidential, difficult and
sensitive situations.
Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.
Operate modern office equipment.
Direct, monitor, and motivate personnel in performing administrative functions.

4. Knowledge of and proficiency in the utilization of standard office productivity software programs (e.g., MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, email), personal computers, and the internet.

5. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.


Ability to work in a collaborative environment and function as a member of the administrator's team.

Salary: $5,626.43 - $6,812.54/mo

Work Term: 40 hrs/week

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time



Phone Number: 510-466-7297

Date Posted: Monday, May 9, 2022
Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 5:00:00 PM

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