Administrative Assistant II (Institutional Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness)

Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Work Schedule
Full Time

Job Description

Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial.

These characteristics define not only College of the Canyons, but the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among California's 115 community colleges.

College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.

The college has served the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions within a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County since 1969. Visionary leadership combined with a steady infusion of new residents and businesses create a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative, and attuned to the evolving needs of the community.

Administrative Assistant II (Institutional Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness)

A Full-Time Classified Position

Review Date: January 3, 2019

Position Description:

Under direction of the Associate Vice President, Institutional Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness (IRPIE), this Administrative Assistant performs a wide variety of complex, specialized, and responsible clerical and office administrative functions for the IRPIE office, including assistance with Student Equity/categorical fund management. This position relieves the Associate Vice President of a substantial amount of administrative and clerical detail and provides support to the IRPIE office and all activities associated with the Institutional Effectiveness & Inclusive Excellence (IE)2 committee and “Canyons Completes.” Performs other related duties as assigned.


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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on January 3, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

Job Requirements
Equivalent to two (2) years of full-time equivalent experience as an administrative assistant or in a comparable position involving working with the public and complex, responsible clerical tasks. Requires working knowledge of MS Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), as well as business organization, financial record keeping, and other related skill areas.

Education equivalent to an Associate’s degree (60 semester units) is required. Two (2) years of direct experience in addition to that identified above may be substituted for each one year (30 semester units) of college coursework.