Part-time Technical Assistant $11.22 to $19.39

July 15th, 2013

Miami Dade College is looking for a part-time Technical Assistant. Pay range is $11.22 to $19.39.

Technical Assistant Duties:

  • Manages and monitors logistical and technical aspects of fingerprinting, field placement, advisement, and other services as needed to include the flow of student through the process
  • Advises manager of critical issues related to department services
  • Develops, maintains and coordinates automated processes, including background clearance cards for students
  • Creates and/or implements computer generated messages to students in relation to fingerprinting status, field placement requests/inquiries, advisement, marketing, or any other as required
  • Researches, develops and recommends ways to incorporate and enhance the use of technology and internal systems into the daily departmental operations
  • Tracks students progress and compliance with state approved program requirements through their field experiences
  • Develops and produces computer generated reports and graphics for departmental use and student distribution
  • Consolidates all departmental data as needed
  • Develops and produces computer-generated documents for administrative staff for marketing purposes, instructional staff for teaching purposes, and for Advisors for presentations
  • Develops procedures manuals
  • Responds to electronic, telephone and in person inquires; provide general and specific information to students, faculty, and staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s Degree and two (2) years of technical/computer experience
  • Educational background must include technical courses in computers, operations management, or related field
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Ability to Utilize technical skills and software (ex: Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher Basics, Odyssey, LiveText, Adobe Photo Shop) and other applications to meet emerging needs for database management
  • A willingness to learn new software
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, establish and meet deadlines, and work under pressure
  • Possess strong organizational skills and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to communicate with professional demeanor and maintain a positive attitude while utilizing effective interpersonal relations with students, faculty and administration
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, and demonstrate initiative to provide recommendations on new/improved procedures for all departments to be served
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments


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