Midland College
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$2,572
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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SECRETARY-HLGCC Mission Statement

Midland College serves West Texas through exemplary teaching and dedicated public service. We prepare and inspire diverse students to start, strive and succeed. We strengthen community through educational leadership and collaboration. Midland College provides quality programs and courses, relevant workforce development and continuing education, valuable personal enrichment and cultural experiences, and community and student-centered services.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Midland College is committed to acceptance and inclusion. We embrace the value of diversity; the dignity and worth of all individuals; and the academic, professional, and personal growth of students and employees. Since Midland College began offering its first classes in 1972, we have welcomed those from various cultures, religions, ethnicities, and creeds. We have grown and will continue to grow in every area, including fulfilling the promises of diversity and equity. We believe education transforms lives and provides opportunities for all. We are dedicated to the development of each student from where they are, with a focus on where they will be.

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Position Information


Position Status Full Time Classification Title Classified-12 m-Level IV Work Location Main Campus-3600 N Garfield St, Midland, TX 79705 Job Summary

The Helen L. Greathouse Children's Center Secretary provides support to the director and staff at the HLG Children's Center and Children's Center at Manor Park.

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent and two years of clerical and general office experience; or Associate Degree or equivalent (60 college credit hours) Must be at least 18 years of age Proficient in computers and software usage (Microsoft Office), iPads, 10 key, copy and fax machines, and the English language Good organization skills, phone etiquette, multi-tasking, and excellent public relations skills Must successfully pass a FBI fingerprint check and criminal history background check Employee is required to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 90 days of hire Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College's insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's degree or higher Experience working in a child care setting Current CPR and First Aid Certification Knowledge of Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing (CCL) Minimum Standards

Essential Functions

Greet visitors, parents, children, and students with a welcoming attitude Know, implement and adhere to the Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards, Workforce Solutions Permian Basin Child Care Services, Midland College Children's Centers policies, and Midland College policies Dependability in attendance, arriving on time, positive job attitude, cooperative with parents, children, and staff, flexibility, willingness to accept change, and keep up with current trends in the field of early childhood development Responsible for providing a clean, uncluttered front reception area by complying with cleaning policies and regulations; front desk checklist should be completed daily Monitor security at the front desk, front and back entrance doors, sign in and out logs, visitor registration book, etc.; ask for driver's license/picture identification of parents or persons picking up children for the first time and cross-check on the Emergency Contact form to those authorized to pick up the child. Use appropriate phone etiquette when answering phones, direct calls to appropriate extensions, and disseminate information about the Helen Greathouse and the Manor Park Children's centers Maintain pertinent office skills and office-related computer applications, 10 key by touch, typing, and keep these skills updated to stay current with technology; must be able to meet deadlines of the program Responsible for typing, organizing, filing, and maintaining copies of all forms such as waiting list applications, classroom forms, charts, lesson plans, staff and parent handbooks, as well as other materials for the director and staff. Oversee observation rooms, headphones, cleanliness, etc. Responsible for assisting with lunch and snack setup Overseeing that the kitchen area is kept clean and organized Assist in a classroom during staff breaks and lunchtimes when necessary Maintain current CPR and First Aid certification and 30 clock hours of annual training for CCL, from the date of hire Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related tasks and assisting staff in all areas of the Centers as needed Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Frequently lifts equipment or paperwork weighing up to 20 pounds and children up to 40 pounds Assist with potty training, walking, bending, standing, stooping, reaching, squatting down, stretching, sitting on the floor, rising up from low chairs or when sitting on the floor, and must be able to participate with children on the playground Ethical behavior, security sensitive work, team oriented, cooperation with coworkers, secure work environment, confidentiality required Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time Use of manual dexterity Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation The person in this position frequently communicates with others; must be able to exchange accurate information The person in this position needs to occasionally move or drive from office to other locations on and off campus Duties indoors and some outdoors

Security Sensitivity

All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

Min Salary $2,572.83 per month Max Salary $2,572.83 per month Pay Statement

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P01090S2016

Open Date 05/09/2023 Position Available Immediately Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume, and transcripts (if applicable.) Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application.

If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days.

EEO Statement

In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant's job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

Supplemental Questions

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  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • None
  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Some College
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Do you have experience working in an educational or early childhood environment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe your qualifications in relation to this position. Please be specific and answer in complete sentences.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • From the list below, please indicate how you first learned about this employment opportunity?
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  • MC Employee
  • MC Human Resources Office
  • MC Website
  • Midland Chamber of Commerce
  • Newspaper
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Television
  • Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
  • Other
  • Documents Needed To Apply

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  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
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