Clerical Position - Orchard Farm R-V
Position: Clerical Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Building Secretary
Job Location: Orchard Farm Elementary School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Orchard Farm R-V
St Charles, MO 63301
Telephone: 636-925-5456
Job Description:
Orchard Farm Elementary School is seeking a school secretary to join our team!
The elementary school secretary provides clerical support to the building administrators and staff members. They will provide a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative and secretarial support, communicating information to school district employees, students, parents and others as required. They will also assist in ensuring compliance of department/program activities with legal, administrative and District policy requirements.
The district offers a great benefits package including paid health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees.  Employees are also enrolled in the PEERS retirement system. Supplemental options are available to employees
Essential Functions: include but not limited to the following:
  • Purchase orders for the building
  • Daily student and staff attendance
  • Data entry
  • Composes documents (e.g., correspondence, daily bulletin, monthly newsletter, reports) for Building Administrator or other staff for the purpose of requesting or providing information, confirming events, etc.
  • Prepares, copies and distributes notices, memoranda or other correspondence for the purpose of informing school employees, students, parents, and others regarding activities, events or other work-related matters.
  • Attends meetings as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
  • Assists in maintaining the daily/weekly/monthly calendar for the purpose of coordinating the scheduling of work-related appointments, activities, meetings, etc.
  • Assists in maintaining documents, files and records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
  • Answers telephone calls, and provide information and assistance to callers.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the school.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to contribute to and maintain a positive culture and work environment by modeling effective communication and interactions with others. 
  • Ability to describe problems and work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to perform basic math skills and  arithmetic operations as needed for position.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Google Apps, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet, email).
  • Ability to problem solve job-related issues.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to process paperwork accurately according to standardized procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of office management procedures.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations, District policies and procedures, principles, guidelines, and best practices related to the school (e.g., Pupil Services, Human Resources, Facilities and Business).
Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from high school.
  • College level coursework in business, word processing, and office procedures preferred.
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Successful experience with office management in related area preferred.
  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • 12 month position
All interested applicants should apply through the OFSD Hire Site for consideration of employment.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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