DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine clerical and data entry work which involves maintenance of school records and data, typing announcements, letters and similar, using basic computer applications. Work is performed according to established procedures. Responsibilities may include entering data, maintaining calendars and schedules, and assisting callers, visitors, students, and staff by providing routine information. Use of a computer is required to perform the work and accuracy is essential. Considerable contact and interaction with school administrators, teachers, school personnel, students and parents are involved, requiring confidentiality and proper handling of confidential materials. Additionally, this position requires the ability to speak, write and understand Spanish as well as English. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision of others is not a requirement of this position. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of office practices, procedures, terminology and equipment; working knowledge of business arithmetic and English; working knowledge of office record keeping practices; ability to operate an alphanumeric keyboard at an acceptable rate of speed; ability to use basic computer applications for word processing, record maintenance, etc.; ability to enter data, organize and maintain records; ability to speak English and Spanish fluently and to understand, read, write and translate both in English and Spanish; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; accuracy; resourcefulness; initiative; good judgment; tact; courtesy; neat appearance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Fluency in understanding, speaking, reading, writing and translating Spanish and English.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS:
In accordance with the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation, Chapter 180 of the Laws of 2000, and by the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, candidates for appointment in school districts must obtain clearance for employment from the State Education Department prior to employment based upon a fingerprint and criminal history background check.
5/07; 1/09; 4/21; 3/22