PT Administrative Assistant-Foundation

PT Administrative Assistant-Foundation


Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington - Downtown Campus 


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Optional Retirement Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, June 4, 2021
Closes: Friday, June 11, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, June 4, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting
  • Principles of business letter writing and report preparation
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Basic word processing methods, techniques and programs
  • Basic mathematical principles
  • Principals and techniques used in public relations

Ability to:

  • Perform responsible and complex administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative
  • Communicate concisely and respectfully, both orally and in writing
  • Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the function to which assigned
  • Coordinate work assignments with others
  • Respond to routine inquiries and requests for information
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Draw solutions from a wider range of experience
  • Solve problems in a timely manner
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Minimum Education/Training:

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in a related field 

Minimum Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience working in a public facing environment and/or in a role of administrative and or customer support.  
  • Demonstrates mastery of computer skills with knowledge of all Microsoft Office Programs

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • Experience using Google Docs
  • Skilled copywriter

Position Description

The principal purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the CFCC Foundation for the efficient operation of the department. This position may perform a variety of complex and confidential administrative duties and will interact with faculty, staff, students, and the public. Assignments may be broad in nature requiring creativity and ingenuity and incumbents may be responsible for defining approaches to projects.


  • Receives direct supervision from the Director of Philanthropy of the Foundation
  • Does not exercise supervision


Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential Functions:

  • Perform complex and confidential administrative activities including but not limited to:
    1. independently respond to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature
    2. prepare reports and graphic materials as assigned
    3. screen calls and respond to requests for information
    4. prepare mailings and other written and digital correspondence
    5. maintain calendars of meetings and events
    6. data entry
  • Provide assistance to students/public when necessary
  • Assist other staff and faculty
  • Assume other administrative duties as assigned

How to Apply


Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
  • Successful candidates are required to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees obtained prior to their first day of work or hire date. If highest level of education is High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.
  • Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

 How To Apply: 

Submit an Application through the Cape Fear Community College Careers page, along with a current resume, explanatory cover letter, and unofficial/official transcript documentation. This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7028