Job Category
Paraprofessional
Exemption Status/Test
Non Exempt
Reports To
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
Date Revised
01/10/2019
Department
Curriculum Instruction
Primary Purpose
Work under minimum supervision to provide advanced clerical series to the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Handle confidential information and engage in frequent contact with all levels of district employees, outside agencies, and the general public.
Education Certification

High School diploma or GED

Certified Educational Office Professional certification (CEOP), preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of school district organization, operations, and administrative policies

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos

Ability to make independent decisions regarding planning, organizing and scheduling

Excellent public relations, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to use software to develop spreadsheets, perform data analysis, and do word processing

Ability to multi-task numerous complex administrative activities

Experience

Five (5) years or more of advanced secretarial experience with extensive contact with people

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Clerical Support

  • Provide direct assistance and support to the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction.
  • Prepare correspondence, forms, manuals, reports, presentations, and other documents for the administrator assigned.
  • Schedule appointments and maintain the administrator’s calendar.
  • Set up meetings including reserving the venue, preparing materials, and arranging for refreshments and catering as needed.
  • Make travel arrangements including making hotel reservations and turning in conference registration forms for all the department.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other document associated with the operations of the department.
  • Manage professional memberships for the Assistant Superintendent and other department staff as directed by the Assistant Superintendent.
  • Maintain base budget for the department by reconciling budget books, running weekly reports and attending budget meetings.

Reception and Phones

  • Answer incoming calls and greet visitors.  Respond to routine inquiries from the public and staff and refer appropriate inquiries or problems to the Assistant Superintendent or other administrators.

Policy, Reports, and Correspondence

  • Compile pertinent data used to prepare various required state and local reports.
  • Prepare purchase orders and payment authorizations as directed.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required.

Other

  • Comply with policies established by federal and state laws and regulations, and local board policy.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion
Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment
Frequent districtwide travel; occasional districtwide travel
Mental Demands
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress