Located at 630 W. 19th Street, Merced
(see "How to Apply")
19 hours/week; 12 months/year
November 21, 2013, 5:00 pm
January, 2014 (approximate)
- Graduation from high
school or the equivalent
- One year of secretarial experience.
- Type at 50 net words per minute.
- Top candidates will be required to complete
assessment exams. These exams will establish MS
Word and Excel proficiency and basic office
- Be sensitive to and understand the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability
and ethnic backgrounds of community college
Under general supervision, to perform varied secretarial and
clerical duties; and to do related work as required.
- Performs a wide
variety of clerical duties related to the
special operational area to which assigned
- Develops working knowledge of special
terminology related to the function to which
- Receives visitors, takes calls, and gives
out information where judgment, knowledge and
interpretation of departmental procedures and
regulations are necessary
- Composes correspondence with only general
direction and review
- Types a variety of materials
- Takes minutes
- Organizes office work
- Schedules and follows through on all
- Assists in coordinating the flow of program
- Posts information on records where selection
is based on knowledge of the use and purpose of
- Prepares periodic reports which involve
gathering materials from various sources and
working out details of presentation
- Schedules meetings and conferences
- Keeps records and makes reports
- Sets up, revises, and maintains filing
- Assigns and reviews the work of student
- Operates varied office equipment
- Receives and distributes mail
- Orders supplies
- Maintains budget records and files
- Provides supervisor with information needed
for budget development
- Office methods, supplies and equipment
including a computer
- Principles of business letter and report
writing including the use of good English,
spelling, and punctuation
- Methods of collecting and organizing
pertinent data and information
- Read, understand, learn and apply procedures
Deal with the public and other District
employees in an effective, tactful, and
Train and oversee the work of student assistants
Work cooperatively with others
Maintain and update the area web page
How to Apply:
applicants must provide the following items by the
closing date in order to be considered for this recruitment.
If materials are emailed or faxed
in order to meet the deadline, it is the responsibility of the
candidate to send originals immediately.
1. Obtain application from
the Office of Human Resources or download from the Application Section below
and complete the entire form.
2. Letter of
interest addressing your qualifications for the position
4. Current typing
certificate of a minimum 50 net wpm dated within one year (online
typing certificates not accepted)
5. Candidates will be contacted for the date and time of
the assessment exams.
Failure to complete this process will result in disqualification
for consideration of this recruitment.
It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required
materials are in the Human Resources Office on the filing
application packets will not be considered.
Application for Download
Classified Position Application [Word Doc 206k]
This application may be downloaded, saved to disk, and filled
out using Microsoft Word 97 or higher. You may navigate the
application blank by tabbing from field to field or pointing
and clicking with the mouse. The blanks where information is
to be filled in are non-printing characters. If there are additional
pages in your application because of the information you included,
that is OK.
All materials submitted in your application file become
District property and will not be returned to you. Please send to:
Cathy Harris, Office of Human Resources, Merced College,
3600 M Street, Merced, CA 95348-2898
Individuals with disabilities may request any needed
accommodation to participate in the application process. Please submit
your request with your application to the Human Resources Office.
Those applicants deemed most qualified for the position will be
invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening
interviews with district administrators may follow.
A limited number of candidates will be invited to
for travel and accommodations will be the responsibility of the
Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
Condition of Employment: The
selected candidate must be livescanned and tested for tuberculosis at
his/her own expense prior to the start of employment.
Reform Act of 1986 requires verification of the right to work in the United
States. Applicant must be able to perform essential
functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. All
classified employees, as a condition of employment, must become members
of California School Employees Association or pay a representation fee in an equal amount to a charity agreeable to CSEA.
All offers of employment are
subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.
An Equal Opportunity Employer