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Administrative Assistant, Writing Center

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Work type: Part-time Temporary
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Support

Position, Department: WCTR, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: varies, 12 hours per week

Pay Grade/Pay Range: $15.00-18.75 *Actual pay depends on qualifications

Benefits Category: Partial benefits

Position Summary: The Administrative Assistant WCTR will work under the guidance of the Writing Center Director and with the tutors of the WCTR to coordinate the activities of the center and ensure a safe and friendly learning environment for students; complete day to day duties using effective communication, organizational and time management skills; and perform confidential and specialized duties accurately.

This position's start date will be set for mid August.

Required Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent
Two years of related work experience in an academic or closely-related work setting
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to meet with students from a variety of backgrounds
Proficiency in the use of personal computer
Proficiency in Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

To be considered for this position we will require an application and resume.


Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • SERVE AS WCTR RECEPTIONIST- Serve as the point of first contact for students and visitors to the Writing Center. Answer queries about the Writing Center in person and telephone, direct students to proper resources and monitor check in/out process. 
  • PREPARE AND ORGANIZE WCTR RESOURCE MATERIALS- Order and distribute brochures and bookmarks as required, maintain the supply of handouts for students, order and maintain the list of required office supplies, update the tutor schedule each semester on the webpage and on the bulletin boards, update materials and supplies as needed. 
  • MAINTAINANCE AND CHECKOUT OF BOOKS AND HEADPHONES- Keep in the allocated storage ensuring equipment is intact and numbering is legible. Follow proper check out procedures for check out, making sure adequate collateral is retained and returned efficiently. 
  • MANAGE THE DAY-TO-DAY ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTER-Maintain classroom reservations, manage student requests for tutors in the center, prepare student usage reports, submit service requests when needed, coordinate with other desk personnel, identify and notify director of potential problems that impact the activities of the center. 

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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