WCC Career Center Office/Education Assistant

Position  WCC Career Center Office/Education Assistant
Employer  Whatcom Community College
Job Description
Job description / duties
 This customer service position will work independently and as a team member in the Career and Transfer Center. Work may also be done as needed in the Entry Advising Office, during busy periods of registration, providing some assistance to students with check-in during registration and occasionally assisting with campus events, as they relate to career and advising services. These may include, but are not limited to, job fairs and transfer fairs, including helping set up inside and outside. The daily work tasks in this position include updating the WCC job board as well as the Career and Transfer Advising blog, explaining resources to students, staff, faculty, and the public. After initial training, this position will need to understand and be able to explain the use of the software programs such as WOIS, the WWU job postings for students and state job search resources. This position requires excellent computer skills, ability to compose and write short job descriptions, answer phone calls professionally, ability to write a short memo or letter, take phone messages for staff, keep the Career and Transfer Center looking clean and tidy, represent the college in professional manner, and take initiative during slower service periods.

 Must be dependable and available for the times specified. Must feel confident communicating to the public, to students, staff, and faculty in person, in writing and on the phone. Must have basic computer skills and word processing knowledge. Experience with spreadsheets, Outlook, WordPress and social media is preferred but not required.
Days/Hours 8-10 Hours per week. Must be available 9-4 Monday through Thursday and 9-12 Friday. Summer quarter may include up to 30 hours per week.
Contact Info Kathy Barnes LDC 118
How to Apply Please submit current resume and cover letter to the Financial Aid Office.
Position Closes  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A current resume and cover letter are required.