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Program Assistant (Part Time) - Adult Education (Grant Funded) Staff Pool

21001H0 Requisition #


This position is responsible for facilitating the processes and operations of the assigned program or area.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Serve as point of contact for the assigned program/area;
  2. Provide program information and assistance to potential and current students, college staff, campus managers, site staff and the general public via telephone, emails and in person;
  3. Maintain internal department documents and files; maintain confidentiality of verbal and written students and staff information records;
  4. Process and maintain program records including timely and accurate data entry of personal student information, attendance, assessment scores and other required information;
  5. Pre-register program and/or in-service participants, as well as assist with registration at in-services and large professional development events;
  6. Assist with student recruitment through attendance at community outreach events;
  7. Prepare and disseminate student registration/orientation publications as appropriate;
  8. Assist with student registration/orientation and/or professional development sessions including securing room reservations, materials preparation, PeopleSoft registration and other related activities;
  9. Compile data from a variety of sources and design, and produce reports as needed;
  10. Assist instructors with support duties including making copies, student attendance follow-up, preparing student sign in/out logs and administering student’s assessment;
  11. Maintain various department records, inventory of supplies; and
  12. Assist with end of semester class close-out.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. 



High school diploma or equivalent required.



Two (2) or more years of progressive secretarial experience required.  Experience in higher education preferred.



    1. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred;
    2. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
    3. Good oral and written communications skills;
    4. Ability to meet deadlines and work independently; and
    5. Must be willing to work evenings and Saturdays as needed. 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.


This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

The Organization

 Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You’ll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you’ll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.



Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:


• Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.

• 145 languages are spoken here.

• Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.

• Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

• The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.

• World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.

• With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.

• Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.


If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

The College District Board of Trustees is committed to ensuring that its employment standards, procedures, and practices are applied in a manner that provides equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity

 PO Box 667517                                    

 Houston TX, 77266

 713 718.8271 or

 HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact  (713) 718-8565. 

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