Administrative Assistant - Student Services

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POSITION:  Administrative Assistant

DEPARTMENT:  Student Services

ACCOUNTABLE TO:  Dean of Student Services

This position is responsible for assisting the Dean of Student Services and the Director of Financial Aid/Admissions as well as performing general administrative office duties.  Position will provide assistance with admissions, financial aid, budgetary and statistical record keeping for Student Services Department and program management for student work study program.


Knowledge:  This position requires a thorough knowledge of office procedures, DCC information procedures, accounting practices.

Skills:  This position requires skills in the use of office machines including computer and various software (word processing using Word; Quicken and Excel spreadsheets; database using Access), calculator, typewriter, copy machine, TV/VCR, fax machine, and multi-line telephone system.

Abilities:  This position requires the ability to:  communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow verbal and written instructions; work with continuous interruptions; prioritize duties and be flexible in regards to assignments; organize work load; retain pertinent information in memory for recall in routine duties; perform routine duties in a timely manner and with limited supervision; operate office machines in an efficient and effective manner; adhere to strict standards of confidentiality of information; work at a computer for extended periods of time; and establish effective working relationships with the general public, students, faculty, fellow employees, and supervisors.

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:
• Associate Degree in administrative assistant, business management  or related field with  accounting emphasis
• Must have a minimum of two years related field/college workplace experience,  accounting , and interpersonal communication skills
• Must have a solid knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database use.  Preferable with MS Office.
• Must be able to keyboard 40 wpm.
• Must be able to be bonded.

If interested in applying, please submit the following to the Human Resource Office:

  • Letter of interest
  • Cover letter
  • DCC Employment Application
  • Credential Verification Authorization Statement
  • EEO Form
  • Unofficial Transcripts

Dawson Community College must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.  If hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and authorization to work.

Non-Discrimination Policy: Pursuant to title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Executive Order 11246 as amended, Vietnam era and Disabled Veterans Act, as amended, and the Montana State Human Rights Act - Dawson Community College has a policy of  nondiscrimination in employment practices and in admissions, access to and conduct of educational programs and activities.  Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or marital status.  Any student, employee, applicant for admission or employment may file a discrimination grievance.  Inquiries or grievances should be directed to the Human Resources/EEO Director in Room 105A, phone (406)377-9412.

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