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State of Colorado Administrative Assistant II in Logan County, Colorado

Administrative Assistant II

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Administrative Assistant II


$3,160.00 - $3,792.00 Monthly


Logan County, CO

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

GJR-000127 05/24


Northeastern Junior College

Opening Date


Closing Date

6/21/2024 4:00 PM Mountain


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Type of Announcement

This position is open only to Colorado state residents.

Primary Physical Work Address

Northeastern Junior College, 100 College Ave, Sterling, CO 80751.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt; position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Department Contact Information

Samantha Roberts,, (970) 521-6661

Hiring Pay Rate

The salary range listed represents a broad salary range for this position. It is anticipated that this position will begin at $3,160.00 per month, depending upon internal equity, experience, education, and training.

How To Apply

Please submit an online application for this position at Reach out to the Department Contact to apply using a paper application, including any supplemental questions. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed.

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Department Information

GJR-000127 05/24;

Northeastern Junior College, one of 13 member-colleges of the Colorado Community College System, lies in the rural northeastern Colorado town of Sterling, located 128 miles northeast of Denver. Northeastern delivers a big-school experience at a small-school price. The numbers add up: 900 full-time students from around the world, more than 2,000 part-time students, more than 80 programs of study, and residence halls for more than 575 students. Northeastern Junior College, one of 13 member-colleges of the Colorado Community College System, lies in the rural northeastern Colorado town of Sterling, located 128 miles northeast of Denver. The community of approximately 12,000 residents enjoys easy access to Denver, the Rocky Mountains and the western-agricultural lifestyle.

You will admire the friendly culture of Northeastern Junior College and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:

  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits; our employees stay because of the work/life balance they are able to obtain here.

  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.

  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.

Description of Job

Position provides office support for Chair of Business and Chair of Health, Science & Math Department, Director of EMS/Fire Science, fulltime Business, Health, Science, Math, EMS and Fire Science faculty and various part-time faculty. Support includes: help with Excel, typing, proofreading, and copying of daily work (tests, etc), editing and typing correspondence, completing forms, input of information into Banner, updating advising guides, keeping the departmental web pages and EAB up-to-date, checking student prerequisites, attending meetings as scheduled to take, transcribe, and distribute minutes, input data for adjunct pay, and assist with inputting data for faculty FLAC records. Aids faculty with FBLA event, Business Advising Nights, Awards Events, Tax Help Colorado, and Math/Science contests. Prepare mass notifications, copy and number tests, acquire and pack supplies as needed for test days, distribute meal tickets and test packs, account for completed tests, prepare and email results, mail certificates to schools, directs people to correct area on test days, prepares and posts signage, track school registrations and payments. Also help with the American Red Cross administrative duties.

Receptionist duties include: answer telephones, take messages, prepare correspondence with students, answer students questions relating to classes, activities, fees, faculty schedules, and office locations in addition to directing them to other campus areas. Prepares and delivers mail to mailroom and picks up and distributes mail for each of the departments served. Attend meetings when needed to take notes and prepare official record of meetings.

Computer registration of students in classes during registration periods and add/drop of classes until census date. Make sure faculty provide proper documentation for changes. Inputs schedules using Banner, verifies student addresses, major and advisor, forwards data to Records and Student Success office. Informs students throughout semester on proper procedure for schedule changes.

Order and purchase office, lab, classroom, printer and copier supplies as needed by faculty. Reallocate and track credit card purchases for various faculty as needed. Aids faculty and students involved in clubs in preparing, ordering food and supplies for activities and events, monitoring budgets, collecting needed information, collecting fees, making deposits.

Accurately processes FLAC work assignments and maintains accuracy on faculty loads and adjunct hourly assignments.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Residency Requirement:

Residents and non-residents of Colorado may apply and be hired into this position as the work will be performed primarily at a location that is within 30 miles of the state border.

Class Code & Classification Description:



Experience Only: Twenty-four months (24) of clerical experience as the primary function of the job which must include customer service and proficiency using Microsoft Office applications. In order to be considered for this position your clerical experience, customer service and proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office applications must be documented on your application. Daily interaction with students, faculty and staff require that this position have strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Candidate must have experience providing excellent customer service and interfacing with a variety of people from many levels within the organization and community. Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary for success in this position. Computer literacy is a must. Do not use "SEE RESUME" statements on application; your application must be completed in detail and clearly document your relevant work experience. (Part time experience will be pro-rated).


Education and Experience: College, university or non-correspondence business school course work from an accredited institution in Business or similar field may substitute for the experience on a year for year basis however, there is no substitution for the customer service experience or proficiency using Microsoft Office applications. You must submit a copy of your transcripts with your application in order to be considered. Please redact age-related information on your transcript.

Necessary Special Requirements: Must submit to and successfully complete a pre-employment background check as a condition of hire. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from consideration for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is your responsibility to provide NJC Office of Human Resources with an official disposition of the charges.

Preferred Qualifications: Please provide a detailed description on your application of your relevant work experience and document examples of your work in relation to the following: S trong planning and organizational skills. Clerical experience involving a wide range of general office skills to include filing, answering telephones in a professional manner, 10-key calculator function, and keyboarding. Prior experience working with Banner or similar system is highly desired. Attention to detail (ability to check for typographical, grammatical, and spelling errors, etc.) Self-starter, detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills. Prior work experience at a community college or other academic environment. Strong written communication skills. Prior experience working in a busy front office. Prior experience entering information into a database. Ability to work with a diverse population with discretion and tact.

Appeal Rights:

An applicant who has been removed from an employment list or removed from consideration during the selection process may request a review by the State Personnel Director.

As an applicant directly affected by the results of the selection or comparative analysis process, you may file a written appeal with the State Personnel Director.

Review of the completed, signed and submitted appeal will be timely on the basis of written material submitted by you, using the official appeal form signed by you or your representative. This form must be completed and delivered to the State Personnel Board by email at within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the Department’s action.

For further information on the Board Rules, you can refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at .

Supplemental Information

This posting may be used to fill one or more similar positions in the future.

Comparative Analysis Process: Your employment application will be used to rate your training and experience and to determine your rank among the candidates for this position. Other forms of testing may include eSkill, oral board, written, etc. subject to change based on number of qualified applicants. It is, therefore, very important to fill out the application completely and to give a detailed description of your education and work experience. Your application and attachments should address the described duties, minimum, and preferred qualifications. Be sure your application specifically addresses the requirements as listed in the Minimum Requirements section and that all required documents are included in the application packet (e.g. application, transcripts, licensure, supplemental questionnaire, etc.). Failure to include the required information by the application deadline will result in your rejection from consideration of the position. To request ADA accommodations in testing for this examination, contact: CCCS, Human Resources, 9101 E. Lowry Blvd., Bldg. 959, Denver, CO 80230, (303)595-1588.

Important Note To Applicants: Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on your completed application.

NJC recognizes the importance of a workforce that is reflective of our diverse student community. As such, we are interested in selecting the best candidate from a diverse applicant pool.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Colorado Community College System believes when all human qualities are regarded with dignity and respect and when everyone has access to the individualized support they need, all will have the opportunity to thrive. In all aspects of the employment process, decisions are made based on merit, competence, performance and business need without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations: Northeastern Junior College is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Jeri Estrada, at or call 97-521-6730.

Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act: The Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. If you require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Jeri Estrada, at or call 97-521-6730.

If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations for an exam, you must do so at least three days prior to the administration of the exam. Please refer to the contact information on the exam scheduling notice or on the specific job announcement.

Address Confidentiality Program:

If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program as provided by Colorado Revised Statute (CRS) 24-21-201 through 24-21-214, please notify the Human Resources office or analyst listed on this announcement so that you are provided the appropriate time extension for notifications provided by U.S. Mail. The extension allowed under this program applies only to U.S. Mail notifications that include a deadline of 10 days or less.

For information regarding Northeastern Junior College Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the NJC Publication website under "About NJC": For a hard copy report please contact 970-521-6657.

The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program. Please click the following link for detailed information:

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