Office Assistant (Word Processing-Spanish Speaking)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Educational Opportunity Center

The SUNY Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of Westchester, a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and energetic professional to join its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, this non-traditional performance-driven institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults preparing for college and/or seeking career-oriented employment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Office Assistant will perform a wide variety of clerical and administrative support tasks and functions as an assistant to administrative and professional staff in the Student Affairs department. S/he will work with a high degree of independence. S/he will receive all visitors and students and handle related inquiries, schedule appointments for staff and students, prepare documents using a variety of software applications, maintain department files and records, open and route mail, and perform other duties as assigned. S/he will communicate in English and Spanish and provide interpretive services as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The minimum starting salary is $37,965 plus a competitive benefits package. The successful candidate must possess a high school or equivalency diploma and have a minimum of three years of experience performing office/clerical work; one year of which included the use of computers to produce correspondence, forms, reports, etc., and the maintenance of records. S/he must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be highly organized and have the ability to effectively multi-task. *This is a Civil Service position.  All candidates will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam, including the Spanish language portion(s) of the exam, before being eligible for appointment.* 

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  The position will remain open until filled. 

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $37,965 plus excellent benefits. This position is fully grant funded.  

TO APPLY:   Please submit salary history with cover letter and resume to:  Please indicate “Office Assistant (Word Processing-Spanish Speaking)” in the subject line of the email or mail to: 

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
Administration Building – Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.