19 Apr 2017

Part-Time Upward Bound Program Assistant (Part-time)

LULAC National Education Service Center (LNESC) – Posted by Hispanic Employee Recruiting Online, LLCKansas City, Missouri, United States

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LNESC KC, Inc. – Upward Bound Program Assistant

Job Description



LNESC KC Upward Bound Program Assistant

Job Type

Part-time; $12.50 hourly/ 20 hours weekly


LNESC KC in Kansas City, Missouri



LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc.

148 N. Topping Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64123

E-mail resume to Mike.Macias@Lnesc-kc.org

Website: http://www.LNESC-KC.org

Job Description

The LNESC KC’s Upward Bound Program seeks to prepare 60 low income at-risk youth for continuing education past high school.  The program is designed to help the students make well-informed choices about where they will enroll for higher education and enable them to maximize their personal potential while in high school.

Under the direction of the Center Director, the Office Assistant performs various clerical and office duties required for the effective administration of the Upward Bound project.


  • Database Entry:  Inputs student information into Blumen & other database systems; makes routine address changes, prints labels & correspondence from database as well as reports.  Prepares mailing lists, labels.


  • Office/Clerical:  Files information alphabetically, numerically, and chronologically according to office procedure to maintain organized and accurate filing systems; locates and retrieves files from manual or computerized systems to provide requested information; updates and corrects file information to maintain accurate files; merges and assembles files to maintain records; delivers and/or picks up files to provide requested information; photocopies files as requested. Monitors and orders office supplies. Distributes/files all incoming mail.


  • Staff Assistance:  Retrieves, opens, and date-stamps mail and delivers to appropriate location; responds to computer messages sent via electronic mail system and routes messages to the appropriate person.  Folds and stuffs documents to process outgoing mail; and sends mail using inter-office or U.S. mail system. Collects timesheets from staff in order to send to payroll.


  • General Office:  Types and/or keys in a variety of documents including memos, letters, reports, minutes, and labels, following specified formats, using computer, printer; completes various forms to process requests; proofreads and/or spell checks documents to eliminate errors; copies documents using photocopier or computer printer to maintain records.


  • Event Planning and Implementation:  Assists in all aspects of event planning and implementation for LNESC events. Assists with creation of flyers, special event notices, tickets, press releases, etc. Assists at events, including setting up, breaking down and other tasks as needed.  Performs clerical duties for events (RSVP lists, task lists, thank-you notes, etc.)


  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director.



Graduation from high school or possession of a G.E.D. certificate. Must pass KCMO Public Schools criminal records check. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.  Strong computer skills. Bilingual in English/Spanish

Ability to deal tactfully with people; maintain confidentiality of information; write legibly to record information; understand & follow oral and written instructions.  Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socio-economically diverse urban communities preferred.


To apply, email resume to Mike.Macias@Lnesc-kc.org.







Job Categories: Administrative, Education, Management, Non-Profit, and Social Work. Job Types: Part-Time. Salary: $12 - $14 an hour.

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