Administrative Office Clerk

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POSITION:  Administrative Office Clerk

DEPARTMENT:  Business Office

ACCOUNTABLE TO:  Human Resource Director

SALARY:  Grade 8, $10.58 per hour

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


This position is responsible for dealing with aspects of the business office and human resource office; receiving and directing telephone calls; receipting funds; assists business office staff/human resource director during peak work times; and prepares documents, memos, and reports using software including Word, Excel and Banner finance and payroll system.


Knowledge:  This position requires an extensive knowledge of accounts receivable and billing practices, general accounting, office practices and procedures; business communication and proper English; computer software including Microsoft Word, and Excel; and telephone etiquette.

Skills:  This position requires skills in the use of a personal computer, typewriter, ten key calculator, fax machine, copier, scale and postage meter, and telephone system.

Abilities:  This position requires the ability to:  communicate effectively and professionally both orally and in writing; follow verbal and written instructions explicitly, organize and deal effectively with administrative detail, complex, and confidential material; act with initiative and use good judgment with minimum supervision; work under pressure and produce accurate and thorough work; adapt to various situations and develop alternative plans of action to solve problems; organize and maintain accurate and complete records; learn new specialized software programs; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors, students, and the general public.


The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

--Associates Degree in Business Management, Accounting or related field is preferred.

--High School Diploma and two years of college course work in accounting and business or an equivalent of five years progressive experience in business and accounting.

-- Must have a solid knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database use.  Preferable with MS Office

-- Experience with Banner Payroll and Finance system is recommended but not required.

--Must be able to be bonded.

If interested in applying, please submit the following to the Human Resource Office:
• Letter of interest
• Resume
• 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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