Blue Peak Online, School Secretary

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Description

School  Secretary

Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of the principal/director, to provide clerical, secretarial and administrative assistance to school administrators at a school site, conveying information regarding school functions and procedures; and supporting the broad array of services provided to students, parents, instructional and support employees; and to coordinate work of other school clerical employees.

Essential Functions
  • Composes documents (e.g., notices, correspondence, bulletins, reports, newsletter, handbooks) for principal, or other school administrators for the purpose of requesting or providing information about school and work-related matters, activities, events, etc.
  • Maintains the daily/weekly/monthly calendar of the principal for the purpose of coordinating the scheduling of work-related appointments, activities, meetings, etc.
  • Assists in planning and scheduling school events and activities, and maintaining calendar of school and students events for the purpose of coordinating and scheduling events such as orientation, open house, field trips, sporting events, assemblies, conferences, etc.
  • Maintains documents, files and records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
  • Prepare purchase orders for the purpose of submitting to the school district's accounting/finance office.
  • Maintains inventories of supplies and materials for the purpose of ensuring items' availability.
  • Assists visitors to the office, including students, parents, substitutes teachers, and others.
  • Answers telephone calls, and provide information and assistance to callers.
  • Distributes incoming mail appropriately; sends outgoing mail.
  • Schedules appointments with students, parents and teaching staff or others as requested.
  • Evaluates situations for the purpose of taking appropriate action and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Registers new students, making sure forms are completed, obtaining transcripts and other documentation as needed, and entering data into computer system regarding enrollment and student records (e.g., transportation, attendance, withdrawals).
  • Responds to inquiries from students, parents and employees, providing information, facilitating communication among parties and/or providing direction.
  • Serves as liaison with outside organizations (e.g., transportation, food service, suppliers) for the purpose of coordinating the scheduling of deliveries, activities, etc.
  • Supports, guides, leads, trains and coordinates work of school clerical employees for the purpose of providing assistance with administrative functions.
 
Additional Duties
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the school.
                Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, telephone.

Travel Requirements
Limited travel to and from meetings may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to describe problems and work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Powerpoint, the Internet, Outlook, electronic mail).
  • Ability to problem solve job-related issues.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to process paperwork accurately according to standardized procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of office management procedures.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
Qualification Profile
  • Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience in business, math, word processing, office procedures and record keeping preferred.
  • Successful experience with office management preferred.
 
FLSA Status:       Non-exempt

 

Contract

Full time, 217 days, paid over 12 months

Support Professional  Employees Salary Schedule, Lane 5

Benefit eligible at a full time classified rate, retirement eligible

Ten days sick leave, eight days annual leave

 

 

 

Posted By

Tooele County School District

211 S. Tooele Blvd, Tooele, UT 84074
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,633

State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338