ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Thompson Middle School

Thompson Public Schools

North Grosvenordale , Connecticut

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Job Description

Administrative Assistant
Definition:
Under the direct supervision of the Principal, performs specialized and responsible secretarial and clerical duties; assists supervisors in various aspects of clerical detail; serves as liaison between the respective school and district administration, staff, students, parents and media.
Qualifications:
a. Be experienced with secretarial procedures
b. Possess excellent organizational and communicative skills
c. Excellent public relations skills
d. Have the ability to multi-task
e. Have good typing and math skills

Abilities:
a. Communicate effectively with students, employees and the general public.
b. Operate a variety of office equipment, including computer, calculator, telephone and copiers. Experience with Microsoft Office Programs – Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, etc. Experience with AESOP, MUNIS, REDIKER and SCHOOL DUDE programs.
c. Basic bookkeeping /accounting skills and/or knowledge of Microsoft Money
d. Compose routine correspondence independently
e. Work confidentially
f. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationship with school personnel and the general public.
g. Meet the public tactfully and courteously in situations requiring diplomacy, friendliness and firmness.
Duties:
a. Performs specialized and responsible secretarial and clerical duties.
b. Types letters, memoranda, reports, documents; may compose correspondence independently or in accordance with general instruction.
c. Receives and screens correspondence and calls; provides information on school policies and procedures.
d. Receives visitors and schedules appointments, conferences and meetings.
e. Provides information and assistance to students, teachers, parents and others.
f. Establishes and maintains various records and files related to operations and functions of the office, including material of a confidential nature.
g. Performs other related tasks and assumes responsibilities as may be assigned by proper authority.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school, including or supplemented by secretarial and typing courses, and at least three years of increasingly responsible secretarial experience. Prior school experience desirable.
Salary and Benefits:
Per Union Contract
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Administrative Assistant
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