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Job ID: 121988

Clerk Typist
Erie Community College

Date Posted Apr. 10, 2019
Title Clerk Typist
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Welcome Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

Welcome Center

$13.47 Hourly

Union/Position Status:

Posting Closing Date:
May 9, 2019



The work involves the performance of standardized clerical tasks such as routine typing. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher-ranking employee, who gives detailed instructions for new assignments and practices. Does related work as required


  • Types forms, form letters, payrolls, bills, vouchers, records, reports, index cards, and similar materials;
  • Relieves telephone operator;
  • Collects money and accounts for monies received;
  • Answers telephone, takes messages, relays information directly or over inter-communication system;
  • Assists in the preparation of payrolls and the maintenance of time cards;
  • Sorts correspondence, vouchers, and similar materials;
  • Makes and checks routine arithmetic computations;
  • Files correspondence, memorandum, reports, and other material;
  • Acts as receptionist, directing callers to the proper person or office, and gives information of a routine nature;
  • Operates office machines;
  • Indexes materials;
  • Performs routine office work, involved in the issuance of licenses and permits in the preparation of tax rolls, and in preparation, mailing, and collection of tax and utility bills;
  • Utilizes enhanced computer systems and equipment in the completion of assigned clerical tasks.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment; working knowledge of business arithmetic and English; ability to type from clear copy or rough draft at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to write legibly; clerical aptitude, mental alertness; neatness; tact and courtesy; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma including or supplemented by a course in typing.


Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire. This position requires one evening shift per week until 6 pm.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:
New York Office
United States Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
Tel (646) 428-3800; Email:

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