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Office Administrative Associate A

Community College of Philadelphia

This is a Full-time position in Philadelphia, PA posted October 26, 2021.

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill an Office Administrative Associate A position. Reporting to the Director, the Office Administrative Associate A provides administrative support for the administrators of the Northeast Regional Center. The Office Administrative Associate A supports the Director in the coordination of office tasks and activities related to the effective operations of the center and community outreach events. This position works collaboratively with various College departments, staff, and faculty to serve the needs of the center, and provides quality customer service to visitors and guests.

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

• High School diploma or its equivalent (e.g. GED) required.

• Six (6) years of administrative office work experience required.

• Demonstrated proficiency using MS Word and Excel is required.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information required.

• Excellent customer service, problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills required.

• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, in a fast-paced environment, and follow through on issues in a timely manner required.

• An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff and students required.

• Ability to work extended hours, as needed, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Associates degree is preferred. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.

• Previous administrative experience in higher education preferred.

• Experience with Banner or another enterprise-wide system preferred.