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Administrative Assistant – John F. Kennedy University Community Counseling Center in Sunnyvale, is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time 40 hours per week position, weekdays with occasional Saturdays. The position comes with benefits that include vacation and sick leave accruals, medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement eligibility and some tuition waiver benefits. This is a non-exempt, grant-funded position.

The requirements for this position include BA degree preferred, Associate degree or equivalent required, a minimum of three to five years in an office-related field is required. Aptitude needed to work on multiple projects in a busy environment with frequent interruptions. Ability to provide assistance to students and staff, and interact with the external community in a professional manner. Excellent follow-through and administrative efficiency are essential. Excellent organizational, written and oral communications skills and advanced computer skills are vital; Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, a must. Work experience in academic environment is helpful. Familiarity with office procedures and equipment required (i.e. fax, copier). Also required is the ability to demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.

This is an administrative staff support position reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, who in turn reports directly to the Center’s Executive Director.  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: collecting and processing client payments into Valant (Electronic Health Record System), accessing information and running reports; keeping of information in data bases related to student, client, and school-site records using spreadsheets, google docs/drive, word processing, email systems as well as Medi-Cal and Valant software systems.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to present herself or himself professionally and act with tact and diplomacy with a diverse constituency. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to HRRecruiter@jfku.edu putting AACCSVALE  in the subject line, by fax to 925.969.3451, or mail to:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
John F. Kennedy University
100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
www.jfku.edu

John F. Kennedy University is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. John F. Kennedy University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws.

Because of JFK University’s commitment to diversity, we encourage people from historically underrepresented groups in higher education to seek employment at JFK University. This includes women, people of color, LGBT persons, people with disabilities, and veterans. We believe diversity at our campus is a crucial factor in achieving academic excellence and profoundly enriching the John F. Kennedy university experience. Thus, we strive to represent this in the composition of our faculty, staff and student body. For applicants with disabilities, reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate specific needs you may have in the application and employment process.