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Administrative Assistant 5

Summary Information:
Employer: Wichita Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Administrative Assistant/Clerk
School / Org: Bostic Traditional Elementary Magnet
Location Wichita, Kansas
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN12468
Posting Date: 20 September 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Administrative Assistant 5

Location: Bostic Traditional Elementary Magnet

Salary / Calendar: F-G Calendar: 225 day calendar

Position Function: Provide support for Administration by performing a wide variety of duties, some of a confidential nature that may be required but not limited to answering phones, advanced computer functions, typing, electronic filing, copying, distributing mail, proofreading, preparing reports and scheduling meetings.

Essential Performance Responsibilities:
- Drafting letters, memos, and reports for Administration
- Maintain databases, spreadsheets, letters/memos and presentations
- Scheduling appointments and meetings
- Assist in purchasing equipment and maintain inventory of current office equipment
- Assists with difficult and varied administrative tasks

Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by Supervisor

Equipment: This position requires the ability to use SMART boards and iPads in addition to basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine.

Travel: Limited travel between schools and central offices may be required.

Physical and Mental Demands:
- Work in standard office and school building environments
- Additional demands upon request of Supervisor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written, in order to communicate with others inside and outside of the organization for the purpose of giving and obtaining information
- Intermediate computer competency and the ability to effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, which will be determined and validated by testing
- Ability to comply with instructions, procedures, standards, and policies that are obtained within the organization using professional discretion
- Excellent time management skills, good judgment, problem solving, and analytical abilities in order to effectively meet deadlines
- Ability to write with remarkable clarity and consistency
- Ability to provide the highest level customer service
- Displays eagerness and the ability to learn new methods, procedures, and techniques
- Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality
- Ability to plan and organize effectively to achieve greater results
- Ability to conform to proper standards of professional dress and appearance
- Knowledge of company's mission, purpose, goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them

Interrelations:
- Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors
- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks
- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy
- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues
- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service

Employee Punctuality and Appearance:
- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave
- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator
- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position

Qualification Profile:
- A High School education or GED
- A minimum of six months experience is required for this position
- Bachelor's Degree preferred

FLSA Status: Nonexempt


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