Office Assistant I

Job FieldAnswer
Job TitleOffice Assistant I
CampusDowntown Campus
SupervisorLori Keller
Supervisor's Phone Number253.680.7232
Hourly Rate14.00
Job Summary

This role supports the office of Instruction as it relates to all Downtown Campus programs, particularly Allied Health and Career Training. Working closely with administrative assistants, faculty members, directors and deans, this job will offer a wide range of discrete and interesting projects to support instruction at Bates Technical College. 

Essential Functions
  • Word processing 
  • Data entry 
  • File management 
  • Correspondence 
  • Communication with internal and external stakeholders


Statement of Educational Benefits

This role offers broad exposure to career training programs and related operations of a college environment. From institutional management and systems development to classroom and instructional support, a student in this role will develop a sense of organizational purpose and potentially see themselves in an office support role of a particular industry. A student in this role would be able to attend program advisory committee meetings of nearly 20 career areas over the course of a year. 

Minimum Qualifications

Previous office experience or academic training 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Word processing skills, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Sharepoint, OneDrive, Outlook, Office 365 
  • Data entry skills, ability to learn specific database technologies 
  • File management skills 
  • Interpersonal communication skills 
  • Effective electronic communication skills 
  • Effective telephone skills