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Administrative Assistant

Company: Colorado Christian University
Location: Littleton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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About the Job

The Administrative Assistant for Residence Life assists the Department of Residence Life by creating a student-centered service environment, coordinating housing and food service processes, and providing other administrative support and assistance as needed. Exceptional relational, communication, and organizational skills, as well as a polished, professional demeanor and an interest in and passion for student development are required for this position as the successful candidate will regularly interact with students, parents, faculty, and staff. This position is for 40 hours per week. Irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, is occasionally expected during peak times.

About CCU

Colorado Christian University is the premier interdenominational Christian university in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region, delivering world class education to thousands of students. The fully accredited, nonprofit University is located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver.

Colorado Christian University was founded in 1914. CCU's motto isgrace and truth. This motto comes from John 1.14: "And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth." (ESV)

CCU's mission is Christ-centered higher education transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth.

Colorado Christian University cultivates knowledge and love of God in a Christ-centered community of learners and scholars, with an enduring commitment to the integration of exemplary academics, spiritual formation, and engagement with the world. We envision graduates who think critically and creatively, lead with high ethical and professional standards, embody the character and compassion of Jesus Christ, treasure the gospel, and who thereby are prepared to impact the world in their callings.

CCU embraces an educational model that was present at the foundation of many of the great western and American universities. It is made up of three pillars-competence, character and Christ-centered faith. Secular universities have abandoned two of those pillars. We think this is a major oversight that eventually undermines education. Furthermore, we believe this classical educational model is both life-giving and greatly needed in our time.

A leader in higher education, CCU has been consistently ranked in the top 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide for its core curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. CCU has had ten consecutive years of enrollment growth and has been named one of the five fastest-growing master's granting universities by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

CCU offers more than 100 degree program options for traditional and adult students through its two collegesthe College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies. More than 8,000 students attend the University on the main campus, in regional centers throughout Colorado, and online.

What is most appealing about working at CCU?

  • Faith-friendly: CCU's culture is unique to higher education. Where else can you pursue academic excellence yet read the Holy Bible, pray with teammates and students at work, and work to impact our culture in support of Christian values?
  • Convictionally Christian: As a university, we have an enduring commitment to Christ, his kingdom and the truth of God's Word.
  • Live out your calling: We are a traditional evangelical university where you can invest your God-given talents and abilities alongside coworkers and teammates, while having a profound influence on students as they deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Equip students for kingdom work: You can be a part of helping students discover their callings and preparing them for positions of significant leadership in the church, business, government, education, and other professions, as a key part of our University's Strategic Priorities.We're looking for candidates who have:
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience in an administrative support or clerical capacity strongly preferred.
  • Polished customer service, organizational and record-keeping skills.
  • Proficiency with computer software, especially MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and basic understanding of computer databases.
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills (demonstrated ability to communicate effectively by phone, by e-mail, by memoranda, and in person).
  • Self-starting and self-motivating skills.Key Job Duties
  • Contribute to CCU's mission: Christ-centered higher education transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth. In this role, the Administrative Assistant contributes to the mission by serving students and staff with excellence. Affirm the mission and goals of the University through the development of community based on biblical principles, common educational goals, and mutual respect, and assist residents in the developing and living out respect for other students and their shared their living areas.
  • Provide front desk reception for the Residence Life Office. Front desk responsibilities include greeting guests, answering phones, taking messages, answering general questions, scheduling appointments, directing students who arrive for meetings, completing work orders, and managing apartment keys. Take initiative to organize front office for optimal customer service, and to maintain a clean, welcoming waiting area and front desk environment.
  • Maintain a primary focus on students, families remaining focused on meeting the needs of the customers of the Residence Life Office. Interact with students and their families with care and concern.
  • Oversee the storage unit rentals, including marketing, assignment, billing, and general management.
  • Provide support and organization for the hiring process of Assistant Resident Directors (ARD) & Resident Assistants (RA). Oversee ARD office hours.
  • Update all forms to ensure they contain accurate information. Post upcoming events in CCU Connect. Create and maintain accurate student database information, generate letters and forms for student use, coordinate workflows, maintain facility information.
  • Assist in management of the housing and food service processes.
  • Communicate with other University offices clearly and in a timely manner to ensure exceptional customer service.
  • Coordinate administrative support for check-in and check-out of the residences.
  • Track financial expenses for the department.
  • Serve as a resource to professional staff members. Assist in scheduling and updating their calendars.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Director and Assistant Director of Residence Life.Work Environment

    While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. You may be required to work occasional irregular hours, including some nights and weekends. Colorado Christian University expects all faculty and staff to become a part of the University community by participating in activities and events that occur on the campus throughout the year, which may occur during evenings and weekends.

    What we offer our employees:

    We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to all employees. Our benefit package includes: a tuition waiver program, excellent healthcare, generous paid time off, matching 403(b) retirement plan, and additional organizational paid benefits and voluntary benefit offerings. Pay and benefits will be discussed in more detail as candidates progress through the interview process. The pay range for this job is: $14.50 - $16.50 per hour. Pay is assigned by reviewing a combination of job-related factors that may include: internal/external pay equity, the salary structure/pay grade, or a candidate's qualifications/experience for the job. A wage range posted is not a guarantee of a specific wage and CCU reserves the right to make pay decisions based on economic and equity considerations. CCU does not determine pay based on sex or any other protected status.

    Spiritual Requirements
  • Committed follower of Jesus Christ, who believes there is no salvation apart from faith in his atonement on the cross, by grace alone becoming "born again" thus beginning a personal relationship with Christ, the Son of God.
  • Able to effectively communicate personal faith and apply biblical principles and convictions in the workplace. Must have a strong sense of calling to the ministry of Colorado Christian University.
  • Regularly attend and be engaged in meaningful involvement in a Bible-believing evangelical local church. Knowledgeable about the Word of God and passionate about Christian education.
  • Must be a traditional evangelical Christian whose lifestyle is in consonance with sound Christian principles, is compatible with CCU's Statement of Faith, and is in agreement with the Strategic Priorities promulgated by the University.Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Colorado Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status..... click apply for full job details

Keywords: Colorado Christian University, Littleton , Administrative Assistant, Administration, Clerical , Littleton, Colorado

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