Reporting to the Executive Director of Facilities & College Safety, the Department Specialist acts a primary administrative contact for a designated duties within the department and demonstrates the ability to handle the majority of the administrative duties within the area. The incumbent performs a wider variety of office support activities requiring detailed policy and procedural knowledge in assigned areas and solves moderate problems of a repetitive nature using factual information where there is precedent/policy and provides administrative support to include individual or batch processing of work activities and record-keeping for work under immediate supervision in support of an assigned work unit or department. The Department Specialist must demonstrate proficiency with respect to policy and procedural knowledge in their respective areas of assignment. The incumbent interacts with various mid-level contacts inside and outside the College to gather and prepare information relative to the departmental functions. The incumbent must possess a knowledge of Mercer County Community College policies and procedures and a general understanding and knowledge of a complex and multi-functional operation.
The Department Specialist works with a significant degree of independence, routinely and regularly coordinating complex activities and tasks of the Facilities & College Safety Department, College, and external organizational vendors, governmental agencies, partners and customers.
• Associates Degree from an accredited institution in a managerial, financial or relevant, related field is preferred. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the administrative and/or general logistics within a higher education/college, facilities, and/or college safety environment is required. This experience must include oversight and management of complex, sensitive projects with organization-wide impact. Other related experience required includes providing assistance with operational management, analysis, and policy development in an educational, governmental, academic and/or college/community college environment. OR • An equivalent combination of the conferred degree and directly related full-time work experience as described above sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation, may be considered. • 5 – 8 years of experience in administrative professional position. • Demonstrated knowledge of the related departmental operations and applicable procedures, processes, policies and laws. • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, faculty and students, both in person and in writing. • Demonstrated ability to use MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, electronic forms and web-based database software. • Ability to utilize web-based meeting tools such as Zoom and MicroSoft Teams • Ability to coordinate department operations. • Must be willing to work overtime, including weekends, as needed. • Valid Driver’s license
Internal Number: S-0214-2021
About Mercer County Community College
"As a community college faculty, we believe that...our students deserve a high-quality education that challenges them to acquire new knowledge and skills, test their accustomed ideas, and achieve competitive excellence. All of our students, regardless of where they find themselves when they come to us, deserve a caring, creative, and engaged pedagogy that helps them achieve their goals, and which cultivates lifelong learning and a passion to understand themselves and the world. We believe that we must create a college community that engages students in civic life and prepares them to fully participate in our democracy. We are responsible and accountable for giving our students? work our respect and critical evaluation, for holding students to the highest ethical standards, and for providing effective feedback that encourages our students to grow.
MCCC is an equal opportunity employer.
Under the “New Jersey First Act”, effective September 1, 2011 newly hired Mercer employees may be required to live in New Jersey or to move to the state within one year of taking a position. Failure to comply with this residency requirement shall render the person unqualified to continue emplo...yment in their position.
In compliance with Title IX requirements, Mercer County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities.
TITLE IX COORDINATOR
The college’s Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct policy. Questions and complaints regarding Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Office of Civil Rights at the following locations and or contact information.
Elizabeth Mizerek, MSN, RN, FN-CSA, CNE, CEN, CPEN, FAEN
Interim Title IX Coordinator
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Rd. - MS 125
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Phone: (609) 570-3526 Email: email@example.com
Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination also always have the right to file a formal grievance with the government authorities:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Facsimile: (646) 428-3843