Office Clerk

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


10-month - full-time - 8.5 hours per day


  • Minimum education of a high school diploma or its equivalent is required, with additional preparation and/or college work related to secretarial training preferred
  • Experience as a receptionist or secretary preferred
  • Computer skills and/or experience required
  • Typing and/or keyboarding skills required
  • Working knowledge of standard office machines required
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate or acceptable
Fair Labor Standards Act Status:  Non-Exempt
Reports to:
Building Principal, Department Administrator/Supervisor
Job Goal:
Provide skillful and productive operation of the office in order to assure a positive impact on the Independence School District’s educational program and students’ success.
Performance Responsibilities for Office Clerks:
  • Performs various office management tasks
  • Operates computers, copiers, office machinery and equipment with a high degree of skill.
  • Maintains files/records, confidential and general correspondence, memos, statistical data, reports, and other office forms as assigned
  • Performs duties to achieve high levels of customer service
    1. Answers telephone in a pleasant and respectful manner and routes calls to appropriate personnel
    2. Deals courteously with visitors, parents, students, and staff
    3. Cooperative, flexible and shows good judgement/discretion in interpersonal interactions
    4. Represents self, school and District positively
  • Responds in a timely manner to informational requests
  • Performs budgeting, requisitioning, and bookkeeping tasks as necessary, following established District policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates good safety practices and adheres to all District rules, regulations, and policies
  • Performs other duties as assigned in order to carry out functions of the office
Terms of Employment:
Office Clerks will be employed for nine, ten, eleven, or twelve month positions.  The salary and work year will be established annually by the Board of Education.
Performance of this job will be evaluated by the immediate supervisor, using the Independence School District Performance Based Evaluation – Office Personnel.

Posted By

Independence School District

201 N Avenue , Independence, MO 64050

At the following locations

460-Korte Elementary

2437 South Hardy Avenue , Independence, MO 64052