Administrative Assistant/Purchasing Coordinator

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges - District Office (Business Services) is seeking a FT Administrative Assistant/Purchasing Coordinator.

Under the direction of the Director of Business Services this position will be responsible for:

  • Under general direction the successful candidate will perform administrative assistant functions for the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Business Services. In addition to clerical support this position will be responsible for processing purchase requisitions, reviewing budgets for allowable spending, and processing purchase orders for supplies and equipment.  The successful candidate will work closely with internal staff at all EICC locations and vendors.

Qualifications will include:

  • Associates degree in related field is required.
  • Prior experience in Education preferred.
  • Must have previous experience and a solid understanding of purchasing process to include requisitions, budget control, and purchase orders.
  • Must have excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Three to five years of basic accounting, budget administration and purchasing support as stated above related skills required.
  • Must possess and exhibit the ability to ensure confidentiality, and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to work with a diverse workforce, student population, and external constituents.
  • Must possess the attitude, knowledge, skills, and motivation necessary to provide quality service that meets or exceeds the expectations of internal and external customers.
  • Successful candidate must possess exceptional communication skills both verbal and written.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For consideration please send resume and cover letter to: e-mail  or Human Resources Dept., Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, 101 West Third Street, Davenport IA 52801-1221 

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.) Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 - 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equity Coordinator, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563/336-3487, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312/730-1560, fax 312/730-1576.