PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

Cedar Rapids Public School District ( learn more )

Cedar Rapids, IA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3427866
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 13, 2021

Job Description

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
Provide secretarial services to the principal and staff.
Establish and maintain files for the principal and school office. Maintains online student database and PowerSchool files.
Interact positively on a daily basis with parents, volunteers, visitors, students and staff.
Supervise students in the office area.
Prepare necessary district and state reports.
Backup assistance for the health clinic
Schedules busing for field trips
Overview of time clock for new and existing staff, manages and approves
Maintains building calendar in outlook
Maintains building schedule for other groups using the facility   
Keep deadlines.
Handle paperwork involved with all bookkeeping, payroll, fee collection, purchasing, substitute teachers, data processing, transportation, student records, and Free/Reduced lunch.
Prepare and act as editor for school newsletter.
Order supplies for all staff.
Other duties as may be assigned or developed.

CLASSIFICATION
Secretarial/Clerical Group F
Eight (8) hours per day. Twelve (12) months.

EMPLOYMENT DATE
To be determined.

PREPARATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS
Knowledge in the operation of computers--word processing, database,
spreadsheet applications, and e-mail.
Knowledge of or willingness to learn BSO ordering system and Power School.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and initiate responsibility.
Successful experience in a responsible secretarial position with experience in working with large numbers of students, parents and staff.
Ability to work without supervision.
Cross training in health secretary responsibilities.
Knowledge of office machines-fax, scanner, and copy machine.
Telephone skills, which are polite, tactful, and efficient.
Demonstrate proficiency in typing and other office skills.
Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions.
Willingness to assume responsibility.
Ability to work with staff, students, and public.
Capable of representing the school in a professional manner, which is not limited to confidentiality, communication skills, dress. 
Willing to participate in ongoing training. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 to 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 to 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.
 
WORKING 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. The noise level in the work environment is moderately quiet. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. workday. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the building including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while supervising students during indoor and outdoor activities, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will work outdoors when supervising playground and transportation activities and while on field trips.
 
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
 
The goal of the Board of Education of the Cedar Rapids Community School District is to provide fair and equal opportunity for employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.
 
The District will affirmatively recruit women and men and members of diverse racial/ethnic groups for job categories where the representative groups are underrepresented.
Further, it shall be the policy of the District not to discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital status, socio-economic status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in its educational programs and its employment practices. (Adherence to bona fide occupational/educational qualifications shall not be interpreted as discriminatory.)

Required Education Level: GED or High School diploma

Salary and Benefit
Salary:
Hourly
Salary Range: $15.89 per hour
Benefit: Standard Employee Benefit



 
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Secretary
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    Contact Information

    • LaToya Harrington
    • 2500 Edgewood Road NW
    • Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

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