Administrative Secretary I – TRiO

  • Other Administrative Postion
  • Yuba City, CA
  • September 16, 2021

Website Yuba Community College District

Administrative Secretary I – TRiO – 1.0 FTE – 12 month – Categorically funded – position contingent upon continued funding

Location: Woodland Community College – Woodland, CA

Job Description:



Under the direction of a Dean or assigned Director, perform responsible secretarial and administrative support involving the coordination of diverse functions into a cohesive program(s) or service(s).


The Administrative Secretary I provides primary secretarial and administrative support for a Dean, or a Director-level manager. The Administrative Secretary II classification performs a broad range of primary secretarial and administrative assistance responsibilities for a Dean, relative to a Division.

Essential Duties Summary:


Complete complex documents that are imperative to the successful delivery of services or programs in the area of Instructional, Student Services, or Administration (E)

Maintain complex record-keeping systems and schedules; assist instructional and/or student services staff in developing and coordinating class or program schedules. (E)

Process a variety of documents relating to personnel, budgeting and curriculum requirements related to an assigned program. (E)

Coordinate specific activities and events of assigned office and arrange for ancillary services such as program registration, classes, seminars, conferences and fund-raising events as assigned. (E)

Organize office systems; contribute to the development of office policies and procedures. (E)

Operate a computer and information systems related to assigned program for input and retrieval of information. (E)

Type, edit and format a variety of documents; compose correspondence from general instructions. (E)

Maintain a variety of logs, files and records; control the release of sensitive information to authorized personnel. (E)

Coordinate between supervisor, program, instructional unit and various groups such as other college staff, students or community groups. (E)

Maintain calendars, schedule appointments, arrange meetings and make travel arrangements. (E)

Maintain and audit financial records related to assigned office, monitor budgets and collect and account for money, disburse checks and assist in budget preparation as assigned. (E)

Prepare reports, Board items, budgets and grant proposals; collect data and provide research assistance for various studies and reports. (E)

Sort and distribute mail; answer telephones; screen and route calls and visitors; provide information to staff, students and the public regarding programs and functions of assigned office. (E)

Provide support to faculty or counselors including preparation of book orders, time sheets, orientations, reports, problem-solving and other support as needed. (E)

Maintain updated knowledge and records of regulations and requirements applicable to assigned office; monitor transactions, programs and services to assure compliance.

Use a variety of office equipment including computer terminal, personal computer, printer, calculator and copy machines.

Train and coordinate the work of clerical and student employees as assigned.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Specific assigned program area such as procedures, laws, policies and regulations.

Telephone techniques and etiquette.

Operation of a computer terminal and data entry techniques.

Oral and written communication skills.

Principles of training and providing work direction.

Basic budgeting practices regarding monitoring and control.

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Record-keeping techniques.


Coordinate program efforts with related outside agencies. (1st responder notifications)

Utilize program related systems including communication systems and information systems (CLETS, 2-way radio etc.)

Maintain financial and statistical records.

Answer telephones and greet the public courteously; work with the public in a professional and courteous manner.

Operate office machines including a computer and applicable software.

Type at 55 words net per minute from clear copy.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with District employees, external contact and the public.

Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.

Maintain records and prepare reports.

Operate a computer terminal to enter data, maintain records and generate reports.

Train and provide work direction to others.

Learn District and specific program organization, operations, policies and objectives.

Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Work independently with little direction.

Plan and organize work.

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.

Required Qualifications:


Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by course work in secretarial science and three years responsible secretarial or clerical experience.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:


Office environment.

Constant interruptions.

Hours may vary depending on assignment.


Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

Sitting for extended periods of time.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information.

Seeing to read.

Range/Step: Range 24, CSEA Salary Schedule

Salary Range: $3,133.85 – $3,455.07/mo.

Benefits Information:

PART-TIME (less than .60 FTE): Part-time positions less than .60 FTE are not entitled to any District paid fringe benefits.

The District does however; provide the employee prorated leaves including vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Employees less than .50 FTE contribute to an Alternative Retirement System (Apple). Employees whose, FTE is between .50 and .60 contribute to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependents for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $20,000 annually with a $310.50 monthly out of pocket expense to employees + dependents for their monthly medical premiums.

The package includes health, dental, vision, one (1) life insurance policy and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) which is integrated with Social Security, 457/403b options, Vacation days – 7.33 hrs per month for the first year, 96 hours of vacation leave per years 1-5, 12 sick days and 19 paid holidays.

SALARY: Step 1: $ 37,606/YR – $ 41,460/YR Range 24, CSEA Salary Schedule, initial placement will not be higher than Step 3 of the salary schedule.

• This position is anticipated to be assigned to Woodland Community College but may be assigned temporarily or permanently within the District.*

If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, contact the Human Resources Office at (530) 741-6979.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.

WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. During the time of the pandemic, interviews may be held virtually. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.

Posting Number: AS492P

Open Date: 06/17/2021

Close Date:

Review Start Date: 07/09/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

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EEO Statement

As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, the Yuba Community College District is committed to creating an inclusive and effective learning and working environment for all.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.

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