The Part-time Administrative Assistant for Dual Enrollment Programs reports to the Director of Dual Enrollment Programs and provides support for the department in the areas of computer systems, scheduling, answering phones, and message tracking. The ideal candidate acts as the liaison between the Dual Enrollment staff and dual credit schools and families, as well as other University departments.
Colorado Christian University is the premier interdenominational Christian university in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region, delivering world class education to thousands of students. The fully accredited, nonprofit University is located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver.
Colorado Christian University was founded in 1914 on two principles — grace and truth. CCU’s scriptural foundation comes from John 1:17: For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. (ESV)CCU's mission is Christ-centered higher education transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth.
A leader in higher education, the University has been consistently ranked in the top 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide for its core curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. CCU has had nine consecutive years of enrollment growth and has been named one of the five fastest-growing master’s granting universities by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
CCU offers more than 100 degree program options for traditional and adult students through its College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies. More than 8,000 students attend the University on the main campus, in regional centers throughout Colorado, and online.
Scripture states all Christians are called to serve Christ and to minister to others. Because Christians are individuals with different gifts and callings, we serve Christ in a variety of ministry vocations. CCU invites you to explore how you may use your calling and gifts at the University.
What is most appealing about working at CCU?
Live out your calling: We are a traditional evangelical university where you can invest your God-given talents and abilities alongside coworkers and teammates, while having a profound influence on students as they deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Impact students for Christ: Our mission is to provide Christ-centered higher education, transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth.
Equip students for kingdom work: You can be a part of preparing students for positions of significant leadership in the church, business, government, education, and other professions, as a key part of our University's Strategic Priorities.
Contribute to our vibrant culture: CCU’s culture is unique to higher education. Where else can you read the Holy Bible, pray with teammates and students at work, and impact our culture in support of Christian values?
We’re looking for candidates who have:
Motivation. Someone who is a self-starter, dependable, and teachable; with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude.
The ability to work independently and provide support to Dual Enrollment team.
Three years of administrative experience; preferably within a higher education setting.
Experience with various computer applications; must be proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, as well as Adobe Acrobat Pro.
The ability to relate to a wide variety of people; including but not limited to students, faculty, staff, dual credit families, and community members.
The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, while maintaining flexibility with department demands.
Demonstrated attention to detail and strong work ethic.
A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Proven administrative experience required.
Key Job Duties
Contribute to CCU’s mission: Christ-centered higher education transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth. In this role, the Administrative Assistant contributes to the mission by fostering an environment where dual credit students and their families can be transformed.
Provide clerical and computer support to the Director of Dual Enrollment Programs and staff, including appointment tracking, messaging, and coordinating meetings.
Field phone calls and emails promptly and professionally.
Maintain a welcoming atmosphere and act as a key resource for the Dual Enrollment Office.
Coordinate mail for the department and assume ownership of the office supply inventory.
Provide support for Dual Enrollment events, such as CCU Preview, high school AP Testing, and school visits. Be familiar with the programs and able to assist with questions.
Act as a liaison with the Informational Technology Office concerning computer technical support for department computers.
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. Requires sitting at a desk, working on a computer, and conducting phone conversations for extended periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. You may be required to work occasional irregular hours, including some nights and weekends.
What we offer our employees:
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to all employees. Our benefit package includes: a tuition waiver program, excellent healthcare, generous paid time off, matching 403(b) retirement plan, and additional organizational paid benefits and voluntary benefit offerings. Pay and benefits will be discussed in more detail as candidates progress through the interview process.
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About Colorado Christian University
With a heritage dating back to 1914, Colorado Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. Just a few minutes from downtown Denver, CCU is uniquely positioned to offer students a distinctive variety of educational opportunities and experiences.