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West Burlington Independent School District Anticipated - Jr/ Sr High School Administrative Assistant in West Burlington, Iowa

Anticipated - Jr/ Sr High School Administrative Assistant JobID: 595

  • Position Type:

    Secretarial/Clerical/ Secretary

  • Date Posted:


  • Location:

    West Burlington Junior/Senior High

       Description:The West Burlington Independent School District has an opening for an full-time High School Administrative Assistant. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills needed. Must have the ability to multi-taskeffectively in a fast paced office environment. Starting pay is $18.79/hr. Required Information:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Completed Application

Application Procedure: Apply OnlineQualifications, Responsibilities, & Duties

Organize and maintain student attendance, schedules, cumulative folders, and records. Answer the telephone and take messages. Type, duplicate, and collate various materials. Be knowledgeable of current office practices, new procedures, and forms for office use. Set up and work at new school year registration.

  • Works primarily with Secondary school administration with discipline, attendance, and student event activities.

  • Minimum High School Diploma; Post Secondary Training preferred not required

  • Strong communication skills; both verbal and written

  • care to health related needs of students

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member

  • Greets all visitors courteously, determines their needs, checks appointments, and directs them to the proper person.

  • Handles all make-up slips and attendance reports, including calling the student's parents when we have not received a call about their child's absence.

  • Answers all office telephones calls courteously and responds appropriately to requests for information, Takes messages via phone or radio

  • Notifies students and the principal concerning the number of tardies and unexcused absences on a timely basis.

  • High ethical standards and ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability and willingness to learn a must

  • Working knowledge of and experience with applications; such as:

  • Word processing

  • Database and spreadsheets

  • Data entry (Campus - Student Information System)

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and accurately maintain records

  • General office machines usage and troubleshooting

Additional DutiesPerform any other related duties as assigned. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.EquipmentUse standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.Travel RequirementsTravel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

  • Work in standard office and school building environments.

Qualifications ProfileAny combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Prior successful clerical experience preferred.