Administrative Assistant

Job | Posted 23 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Supervisor: Principal
Contract Length: 220 Days
Job Classification: Non-Exempt
Job Summary
Position is responsible for providing clerical office support.
Essential Duties
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following functions/tasks: 
  1. Serves as secretary for the school principal.
  2. Performs general clerical, typing and public relations tasks.
  3. Acts as receptionist, receiving visitors, parents, teachers and students.
  4. Confers with students, parents, salesmen, and others, answering inquiries and disseminating information, personally and over the phone.
  5. Coordinates office responsibilities.
  6. Performs other duties as requested.
  7. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator aligned with the mission and vision of Essex County Public Schools.
Job Specifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
Completion of a standard high school or any equivalent combination of experience and training including or supplemented by business school courses. Thorough knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment including tecnology applications and data management systems. Must possess excellent word processing skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; must possess excellent public relations and telephone skills. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Must have the ability to sit for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer terminal/typewriter; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in an office environment.
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Posted By

Essex County Schools

P.O. Box 756 , Tappahannock, VA 22560

At the following locations

James H. Cary Intermediate School

912 Middle School Circle , Tappahannock, VA 22560