Office Assistant I, DEI

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Office Assistant I, DEI

Job Description:POSITION: Office Assistant I, DEI
DEPARTMENT: Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
DIVISION: President's Office
REPORTS TO: Program Manager, DEI
PLACEMENT: Clerical, Grade 5
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$15.36 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age, and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office Assistant provides a wide variety of clerical duties requiring the exercise of high-quality customer service skills, good judgment, and discretion. This position provides support to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, exercising an elevated level of discretion, professionalism, and customer service. This position is responsible for assisting with HSI programs and initiatives, social media strategies, content creation, digital inclusion, and will providing general office assistance to the DEI office. Demonstrates considerable judgement, initiative, and independent action in establishing or adapting work procedures to new situations.

1. Coordinate social media strategy initiatives with the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
2. Creatively market DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) initiatives through content creation suitable for TV monitors, campus-wide emails, posters, and social media.
3. Create visual displays, flyers, brochures, bulletin boards, and other promotional materials to market the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and its programs.
4. Promote and raise awareness of monthly heritage months/celebrations via social media, program planning and content creation to be shared with the campus community.
5. Assist with setup/breakdown of events (programs, table talk, signature events, etc.) as needed.
6. Assist with general office duties including front desk/office coverage as needed.
7. Ability to professionally interact with a diverse population, including all internal and external stakeholders.
8. Maintaining confidentiality of documents and information is required.
9. Perform other duties as assigned.

1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. One (1) year of clerical support experience.
3. One (1) year of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
4. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power point and Excel.
5. Excellent customer service skills; strong verbal and written communication skills.
6. Attentiveness to detail, excellent organizational skills, initiative, and multitasking.
7. Familiar with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, LinkedIn, etc.
8. Adhere to and maintain confidentiality.
9. Strong interpersonal communication skills and willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse population.
10. Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.
11. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other colleges and community members, displaying cultural competence and emotional intelligence.

1. Associate's degree
2. Knowledge of JJC (Joliet Junior College) procedures and policies.
3. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.
4. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

1. Normal office physical demands.
2. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community... For full info follow application link.


Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.

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Posted On: Jun 20, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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