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Community Colleges of Spokane


501 North Riverpoint Blvd

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Job Category: Human Resources

Employment: Full Time

Salary: $2,658.00 Monthly



Listing Expires: October 14, 2019

Job Description:

Office Assistant 3 - Human Resource Employment Services

SALARY: $2,658.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 09/27/19

CLOSING DATE: 10/14/19 04:00 PM


Please be aware that this recruitment closes at 4:00 p.m. PST. The application process will not be available after this time. To ensure consideration make sure your application is completed and submitted as soon as possible. Applications will only be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.

The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Office Assistant 3 in the Human Resources Office.

Under general supervision this position will perform office clerical assignments for the employment services group of the Human Resources Office. This position will support the essential functions of leave administration, labor relations/classifications, recruitment, and training and development; and assist with special projects as assigned. This position will also provide general front desk/reception coverage as assigned/scheduled.



  • Provide clerical support for employment services within the Human Resources Office. Maintain the CCS training calendar and schedule rooms for various training events. *
  • Provide general front desk/reception coverage as assigned/scheduled. *
  • Maintain employment files and electronic records. *
  • Prepare employee files for various employment situations. *
  • Perform tasks using PeopleSoft software applications. *
  • Input information into various databases e.g. Excel and Access. Generate reports and correspondence as requested. *
  • Establish and prepare new files/categories within established filing systems (paper and electronic). *
  • Participate in staff meetings. *
  • Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned. *

* Indicates this is an essential duty.
This position is designated a bargaining unit position and union membership is no longer a condition of employment.




  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proofreading and filing skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and change priorities with little notice.
  • Proficiency with general office equipment fax, copy machines, etc.
  • Knowledge or experience with general office computer programs.
  • Ability to process information with little errors.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
  • A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, goals and objectives of CCS.
  • The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, community and technical college system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.





  • Associate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with Student Management Systems (PeopleSoft).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software programs.
  • One year of related experience or education in performing clerical duties.


Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates and median retirement fund contributions. The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.

Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.




  • Work is performed in a normal, temperature controlled office environment.
  • Work is sedentary in nature.
  • Frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screens.
  • Visual focus and strain.
  • Frequent oral and auditory communication with others.
  • Work directly with staff/students.
  • Work involves constant interruptions and requirement to answer on demand questions by phone, in person, or electronically.
  • Work in a semi-open office setting with frequent interruptions and background noise.
  • Move up to 25 lbs. occasionally.





  • Full-time schedule (12-month, 40-hours a week).
  • 6-month probationary period; may be extended to 12 months.
  • This position is overtime eligible.
  • Criminal background check required.


To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:



  • CCS online application.
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position. *
  • Comprehensive resume. *
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.*
  • College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted upon acceptance of job offer.

NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission.

Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.