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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3653745
  • Application Deadline: December 17, 2021
  • Re-posted : November 25, 2021

Job Description

Executive Assistant--Board Support

This position provides administrative support and coordination for the Board of Directors and the Board Secretary. This position will direct and respond to inquiries from the community and stakeholders. This position shall maintain the governance policies and procedures and the schedule for review. Attending all Board meetings, coordinating meeting organization, recording actions, posting publications, records retention for all agendas and attachments and coordinate special sessions, exempt sessions and assisting additional committees. Special attention must be given to all legal requirements and notifications for Board activities and functions. Coordinate Board Elections as required. Hours will vary between the hours of 7am to 8pm on average with travel anticipated for 25 Board meetings or per year. 

Key Hiring Requirements:
  1. Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Five years of customer service or administrative support experience.
  3. Five years of experience in Microsoft programs and the ability to provide technology support to board members as needed.
  4. Three years of experience responsible for reviewing and monitoring budget activity and contracts.
  5. Ability to obtain and maintain status as a notary public.
  6. Ability to work a variable schedule as needed. Evening and weekend hours are required and will vary with short notice.
  7. Valid driver’s license at all times with a driving record that aligns with district guidelines.
  8. Competency working in a culturally diverse environment or the willingness to acquire these skills
Please see attached job description for full details.

Salary starting at $20.20/hour

For more than 100 years, the Des Moines Independent Community School District has been providing an outstanding education to the students of our community. Today, our school district is a leader and innovator in public education, offering families some of the best educational choices in Iowa as we strive to become the nation's model for urban education. Des Moines Independent Community School District is a majority minority district, serving more than 32,000 students in Iowa's capital city. For more information about our district, please visit our website at www.dmschools.org/.

Take a sneak peek at what is happening in Des Moines Public Schools: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlfnkBEGFho
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Administrative Assistant
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    Contact Information

    • Maureen Norris , Human Resources IT Specialist
    • 2100 Fleur Dr
    • Des Moines , Iowa 50321

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