Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant

Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Tarboro Campus


Commensurate with education and experience


State benefits

Job Category

  • Clerical

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 7, 2017
Closes: Thursday, September 7, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, September 25, 2017

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 39 hours per week

Reports to

Director of Human Resources

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree with prior work experience in reception and clerical assistance and proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum requirements plus Career Readiness Certificate.

Position Description

Summary Description:
Serve as receptionist, operate the College’s multi-station switchboard, refer or transfer calls to appropriate stations; greet, screen and direct visitors and students; provide guidance and direction as required; relay pertinent information to campus staff. As Human Resources Assistant, screen calls and visitors for Director of Human Resources and provide clerical support for Director of Human Resources.

Essential Job Functions:
Operate a multi-station switchboard for incoming calls and all outgoing long distance calls and refer and/or transfer calls to appropriate extensions.

Greet visitors, screen and direct to proper office or person; provide information to visitors and/or callers.

Perform general clerical duties on a need basis upon request.

Provide information pertaining to curriculum and non-curriculum programs.

Maintain schedules of faculty for information.

Receive and distribute messages taken for employees of the college.

Update the employee directory.

Assist with training of new operators and phone users, including internship for students in office technology and medical assisting.

Assist with mailings by addressing envelopes, applying labels, stuffing envelopes and any other duties relative to this.

Attend seminars, workshops, lectures, training sessions for upgrading performance as switchboard operation, receptionist, and HR Assistant, and other related fields of service.

As Human Resources Assistant, prepare correspondence, maintain applicant database, schedule job interviews, greet job candidates and perform any other support services as requested.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

How to Apply

To Apply for This Position: To be considered for this position, each candidate must submit a completed Edgecombe Community College Application for Employment* and copies of transcripts, licenses, and certificates to:

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources
Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886

A separate application is required for each job posting. Applications may be obtained from the receptionist on campus in either Rocky Mount or Tarboro, mailed on request, or printed from our web site at

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886