Office Clerk - Student Learning Centers - (Current Students Only)

Tacoma Community College Tacoma , WA 98402

Posted 2 months ago

Who We Are

Note: This position is available for current enrolled TCC Students only. If not a currently enrolled as a TCC Student please apply to the other listed Office Clerk positions and or pools available on the TCC jobs/employment portal, thank you.

Tacoma Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. We embrace our identity as a community college and strongly encourage applications from candidates who recognize and honor the important role that equity, diversity, and inclusion brings to an educational community. Our stated mission is to create meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrate success in our lives and in our communities. We are recognized nationally as an, Achieving the Dream "leader college" and our faculty are engaged in innovative work to improve student retention and program completion. According to the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, TCC ranks high on measures of active learning and academic challenge, thanks to our creative and scholarly faculty. We seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community.

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.

  • Is attracted by the campus mission promoting equitable access to educational opportunities.

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.

  • Engages effectively with the community both within and outside of TCC.

Regional Setting

For information on Tacoma and the surrounding area:

Position Summary

Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Student Learning Centers. Assist students and instructors by providing administrative and clerical customer service oriented staff support to the Writing Tutoring Center (WTC), Math Advising Resource Center (MARC), the Business Education Center (BEC) and the Supplemental Instruction Program (SI Mentors and Leaders).This position reports to the Director of the Math Advising Resource Center (MARC) and Business Education Center (BEC).

  • This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur.

Essential Functions

  • Provide excellent customer service, greeting students and instructors and maintaining a professional, friendly environment.

  • Help students to access on-line instructional tools.

  • Answer the phone in a professional, courteous manner.

  • Participate in tutor training, including staff meetings and/or workshops to improve/retain skills.

  • Check email and other correspondence from head staff daily and reply as necessary.

  • Assist head staff with special projects (generating content, creating handouts and other materials, assist with data collection, etc.) to contribute to the growth and enhancement of the center's programs.

  • Follow all policies and procedures for the department.

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Currently an enrolled student.

  • Clerical and customer service experience.

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and Power Point.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an academic setting.

  • Experience working with at-risk or underrepresented students and/or adult learners.

Conditions Of Employment

  • Successfully pass a criminal history background check prior to employment.

  • Regular and predictable attendance.

  • Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccination is required upon hiring and employment at TCC.

Successful Candidates Must be able to Demonstrate

  • Excellent customer service skills; including building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction and the ability to problem solve.

  • Fluency in technology, including experience with Word, Excel, Power Point, and Onedrive.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of departmental and student records.

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.

  • Ethics, Integrity, and sound professional judgment.

  • Polite telephone etiquette.

  • Become familiar with campus resources and policies, campus mail, and Outlook.

  • Excellent customer service, oral, written skills and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to follow directions and meet the demands of the department.

  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking.

Application Process

Application Materials & Procedure

Complete application packages must include the following:

  • Tacoma Community College online application.

  • Resume and cover letter.

Terms of Employment

This is a part time hourly position scheduled to work varied hours during the weekday afternoons and early evenings, up to 16 hours per week. The salary is $16.00 per hour. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet department needs. A collective bargaining agreement exists and membership in the Washington Federation of State Employees or payment of a service fee may available upon employment.

Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title VII and Title IX, Building 14, 253-566-5055; Dr. Davi Kallman, Section 504 Officer, Building 7, 253-566-5157.

Tacoma Community College

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6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466

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Office Clerk - Student Learning Centers - (Current Students Only)

Tacoma Community College