Office Clerk - Health, Business & Professional Services

Salary $15.00 - $18.00 Hourly Location Tacoma WA 98466, WA Job Type Temporary Department Academic Affairs Job Number 21-08-TMP #MON Position Summary

About Us
Since opening its doors in 1965, Tacoma Community College has provided a high-quality, affordable education to more than 500,000 people. Serving Tacoma, Gig Harbor, the Key Peninsula, online students and the women's prisons, TCC educates about 11,000 students annually. Many TCC students are the first in their families to attend college, 58 percent receive financial aid, 13 percent have children, 42 percent are students of color, and 48 percent work while attending school. TCC has two campuses, the main campus in Tacoma and another in Gig Harbor. Situated northwest of Tacoma across the Narrows Bridge, the Gig Harbor campus offers credit and non-credit courses.

TCC is committed to developing and sustaining a vibrant educational environment where all students can thrive by providing educational opportunities such as learning communities, honors programming, undergraduate student research, bachelor of applied science degrees, and study abroad. TCC is committed to student success, and promotes innovation to help students. TCC is one of 67 colleges selected nationally to participate in the Department of Education's Second Chance Pell pilot program, providing access to education for incarcerated individuals. Designated a Military Friendly College, TCC is proud to serve Pierce County's military community. In fall 2018, the college opened a food pantry on campus to support students experiencing food insecurity and was recognized by the Harvard Kennedy School for its College Housing Assistance Program, a community partnership that helps students access affordable housing.
Position Summary
Assist the Health, Business, and Professional Services division by providing excellent customer service and support to students, staff, faculty and visitors. Essential Functions

  • Respond to inquiries, redirecting as appropriate, and take messages using multiple modes of technology.
  • Perform general reception functions, providing exceptional customer service to students, visitors and staff.
  • Provide clerical support functions as directed, which may include scanning, filing, data entry, making copies, reports, faxing, and mail distribution.
  • Assist with schedule coordination.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including special projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Clerical or customer service experience.
  • Experience with word processing and spreadsheet software.
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills
Conditions of Employment
  • Successfully pass a criminal history background check prior to employment.
  • Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccination is required upon hiring and employment at TCC.
The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate
  • Excellent customer service skills; including building and maintain internal/external relationships, customer satisfaction, and the ability to problem solve.
  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.
  • Polite telephone etiquette and ability to handle multiple phone lines.
  • Become familiar with campus resources and policies, campus mail, and the use of Outlook email.
  • Ability to follow directions and meet the demands of the department.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure. Ability to handle confidential materials and situations with discretion.
Application Process

Complete application packages must include the following:
  1. Tacoma Community College online application.
  2. Cover letter and Resume.

Terms of EmploymentThis is a part-time hourly position scheduled to work varied hours during the week between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, up to 16 hours per week. The hourly pay rate is $15.00-$18.00 DOE. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet department needs. A collective bargaining agreement exists and membership in the Washington Federation of State Employees or payment of a service fee is available upon employment.

Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title VII and Title IX, 253-566-5055; Dolores Haugen, Section 504 Officer, 253-566-6090. Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug-free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466


Office Clerks, General


High School or Equivalent

Job type

Part time

Salary Range
$29,000.00 - 39,000.00
per Year
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Tacoma, WA 98401, US
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