College of the Desert
Nursing Program Assistant
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing and Allied Health, plan and perform a variety of complex secretarial and technical office duties to assure timely and efficient office operations for the department; research, collect, analyze and compile data and information; maintain complex files and records related to departmental operations, programs and expenditures; coordinate communication, prepare and disseminate information concerning the nursing program.
Knowledge of: Modern office practices, procedures and equipment; state, District and nursing program policies, procedures and regulations; telephone techniques and etiquette; record-keeping techniques including ; operation of office and nursing program machines and equipment including a computer and applicable software i.e., Microsoft Office; correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary; effective oral and written communication skills including interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy when interacting with a very diverse student population; policies and objectives of assigned activities; procedures, methods, practices and terminology used in accounting and financial record-keeping and grant financial monitoring; and modern accounting office software.
Ability to: Plan and perform complex secretarial and public contact work in support of the Nursing programs; plan and organize work. Perform and coordinate office, secretarial and clerical work involving independent judgment and requiring accuracy and speed; read, interpret and explain rules regulations, policies and procedures; evaluate and recommend improvements to systems, procedures and methods; work confidentially with discretion; meet schedules and time lines; maintain logs, reports and records; interact with large numbers of students from a diverse population; answer telephones and greet the public courteously; determine appropriate action within clearly defined guidelines; operate a variety of office machines including a computer and applicable software i.e., Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access with demonstrated proficiency; post and make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; problem solving and use critical thinking skills; operate accounting and database software; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; maintain records, research and prepare reports; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; use good body mechanics. Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch, lift 25 pounds.
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and three (3) years of increasingly responsible administrative office support experience including some accounting and previous experience with multiple grants and contract financial data tracking and reporting of contracts. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office including competency in Excel and Access.
Palm Desert, California, United States
17.68 - USD
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)
Mon - Fri
List of References, Cover Letter, Resume
Months per Year
Special Instructions to Candidate
First review, August 5th
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