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Ames Community School District Ames High School Registrar in Ames, Iowa

Ames High School Registrar JobID: 1152

  • Position Type:

    Secretarial/Clerical/ School Secretary

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    Ames High School

  • Closing Date:



Welcome to Ames Community School District (CSD), where we are more than just a workplace – we are a community committed to fostering growth, recognition, and inclusivity. As an employee at Ames CSD, you will not only benefit from competitive compensation and a range of employee discount opportunities, but you will also have the chance to be part of an organization that values diversity and inclusion. Our commitment to providing state-of-the-art facilities, including new and renovated spaces, ensures that you will have the resources you need to excel in your role. 46.01% of certified staff have advanced degrees which highlights our dedication to professional development and advancement within the organization. Join us at Ames CSD, where your talents are recognized, and you have the opportunity to grow in a supportive and dynamic community.Ames High School is seeking a HS Registrar.

Work Schedule: 255 day contract, 7:30-4:00 Monday-Friday

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates registration of new students.

  • Complies and distributes warning and failure lists.

  • Supervises and trains staff on computerized grading systems. Provides routine clerical and bookkeeping assistance.

  • Maintains student registration records.

  • Works effectively with faculty and other members of the staff in dealing with students, parents, vendors, and the general public.

  • Opens, sorts and distributes mail.

  • Gathers data for and types correspondence and reports.

  • Greets and accommodates visitors, handles incoming telephone calls and takes messages as appropriate.

  • Maintains records and responds to inquiries regarding transcripts, grades, grade points, etc., for students and staff.

  • Serves as summer school secretary coordinating/providing:

  • Sign-up

  • Accounting/bookkeeping procedures

  • Grading

  • Secretarial serves for staff

  • Prepares Master Schedules and department schedules.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • High school graduate or equivalent. Post high school education in related field, or the equivalent in experience preferred.

  • Prefer a minimum of two years’ experience as an executive secretary.

The successful candidate will exhibit:

  • Knowledge of general office procedures and equipment.

  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures to include recordkeeping, filing, and reporting methods.

  • Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation.

  • Ability to handle confidential work with tact and discretion.

  • Ability to interact with other staff, student, and the public to obtain and provide information.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Ability to interpret and follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to keep records and maintain alpha, numeric, and subject matter files.

  • Skill in the operation and minor adjustment and maintenance of office machines as job assignments require (i.e. personal computer, calculator, other office equipment).

  • High standards of ethical conduct and exhibits honesty and integrity.

  • Committed to quality service.

  • High level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Works with minimal supervision.

  • Responsible behavior and attention to detail.

  • Ability to create a sense of belonging and welcoming environment for students and staff.

  • Consistent and punctual basis work attendance.

Compensation: $17.95/hourBenefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Paid Time Off-Paid holidays, (11) vacation (accrued monthly), sick leave (12 days the first year), emergency leave (5)

  • IPERS Retirement

Closing Date:May 31, 2024Choosing the Ames Community School District isn't just about a job – it's about becoming part of a vibrant and close-knit community, nestled in the heart of Iowa. With its small-town charm and big-city amenities, Ames offers a unique blend of contentment and excitement. As a college town, opportunities to engage and get involved abound, whether it's through cultural events, educational pursuits, or community initiatives. At Ames, you're not just joining a workplace; you're becoming a valued member of a community driven by collaboration, growth, and a shared commitment to excellence. Come be a part of Ames, where both your professional and personal aspirations can thrive. Candidates, please follow the link to apply online: is an E-Verify employer.To learn more about the Ames Community School District, visit our websites:

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It is the policy of the Ames Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the Human Resources Director at the District Offices, 2005 24th St. Ames, IA 50010, (515) 268-6610.