Administrative Assistant 2 - Ely Center
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Great Basin College is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant 2 for the Ely Center in Ely, Nevada. The purpose of this job is to provide administrative support to the Ely Center Director by performing a variety of support duties. The person in this position selects the most appropriate methods and tools to get the job done within established administrative guidelines, regulations or instructions. Information is obtained and verified from a variety of sources and requires explanation of a variety of regulations, requirements and procedures. This position supervises staff such as interactive video facilitators and also in a support capacity to supervise student workers. Duties include: contacting applicants for additional information, referring to appropriate staff for response or disposition, training, supervising and evaluating the performance of assigned personnel, ensuring work products and established standards of quantity and quality. This position will answer phones, greet public, and provide accurate information about the college, its programs, instructors, courses etc. in a positive, knowledgeable and efficient manner. Other duties include to receive, review, and process a variety of clerical accounting documents, format, edit and produce materials such as brochures, newsletters, and flyers, establish and maintain record-keeping systems such as student program data, and prepare and maintain property inventory records. Additionally, provide general advising information to individuals or small groups, share knowledge of core requirements, and assist students in completing forms, prepare class schedules and addition/deletion forms, and input course information.
This position requires graduation from high school or equivalent education and two (2) years of clerical and administrative support experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records and files; preparing a variety of materials using a personal computer or word processor; assisting customers in completing forms and applications; and/or performing secretarial duties in support of professional staff; OR
One (1) year of experience as an Administrative Assistant I in Nevada State service; OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience as described above
The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.
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Great Basin College (GBC) wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada's largest counties. For more information, please visit the following site: www.gbcnv.edu/
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About Great Basin College
Located in the high desert of rural Nevada, Great Basin College is a Carnegie classified baccalaureate and associates degree granting institution embracing a comprehensive hybrid mission to deliver a full four-year liberal arts and sciences, community college and applied technical learning curricula. With its main campus in Elko, a beautiful site with residential housing and state-of-the-art learning technologies, GBC serves the largest geographic area of Nevada's colleges. Great Basin College serves the citizens residing in ten of Nevada's most rural counties, covering 86,514 square miles and bordering five states. This service area includes centers in Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump and Winnemucca. Additionally, satellite locations can be found in twenty other frontier communities.
Our vast geography is known for its spectacular mountain ranges and picturesque valleys, providing a myriad of outdoor recreational opportunities. In addition, Elko is home to several well-known western museums and the world renown, National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, begun 35 years ago to honor and share the traditions of Western storytelling, nurturing the expressive culture of the American West.
GBC provides a "private college" experience with public college affordable access to postsecondary education in an environment that embraces and respects all cultures. It stands among the most innovative colleges in America, integrating many disciplines into single courses and programs, helping students to develop critical thinking and self-directed learning skills. Graduates of Great Basin College are fully prepared to enter their chosen careers with the knowledge and confidence to succeed in the global marketplace.