Secretarial Position - Academie Lafayette
Position: Secretarial Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Secretary/Receptionist
Job Location: Academie Lafayette - Armour
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Academie Lafayette
Kansas City, MO 64113
Telephone: 816-830-5171
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Job Description:
The School Secretary/Receptionist performs a variety of clerical and support work involving
both specific routines and broadly defined policies and procedures; greets and interacts with the public, works cooperatively with staff, students, and parents, and performs other related duties as assigned.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Meets and interacts with administration, faculty, students, parents and the public in
routine situations which require tact, discretion and courtesy
- Provides a variety of clerical duties
- Gives information regarding policies or procedures related to departmental or school
activities
- Establishes, maintains and monitors accurate, neat and efficient electronic and manual
filing systems
- Sorts and classifies incoming mail and other information for efficient disbursement to
appropriate recipients
- Prepares letters, memoranda, reports, bulletins, handbooks, questionnaires,
requisitions and other materials from marginal notes, rough drafts, verbal instructions
or dictating equipment
- Compiles information from various sources on a variety of standardized forms
- Assists in the orientation and training of the employees or volunteers
- Handles confidential information with complete security
- Gathers and prepares appropriate attendance/accounting information
- Maintains office bulletin board
- Assists with enrolling and discharging students
- Assists with records Requests from students’ prior schools
- Distributes school records
- Maintains classroom key distribution and record-keeping
- Performs other duties, as assigned
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:
Education/Certification/Experience:
- French speaker preferred
- College degree, preferred
- Strong computer skills with at least two years’ experience and knowledge of Microsoft
Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Two years clerical/secretarial experience, preferably in an educational or charter
school setting
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Successful work background
- The ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities and meet tight, demanding
deadlines
- Strong organizational skills
- The ability to meet and interact with administration, faculty, students, parents and the public with tact, courtesy and discretion
- The ability to exercise independent judgment in the interrelation and application of
standard practices and procedures
Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:
- Needs to move about within the campus as necessary
- Occasional standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing
- Occasionally requires lifting up to 25 pounds
- Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis
STATUS OF POSITION: This is a full time position with Académie Lafayette. This is a
non-exempt position pursuant to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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