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                                                                                                                          Date:  May 27, 2016

Position Title:                   Secretary

Location:                           Slocum ISD

Salary Range:                    $10.00–$11.00 per hour

Length of Work Year:    11 Months/207 Days


Position Summary

Under limited supervision, respond to inquiries from staff, students, parents, and the public; provide requested information and/or referral to the appropriate parties; direct visitors; and provide general clerical support for the efficient operation of the school district.  Provide assistance with student technology devices as needed.

The start date for this position is August 1, 2016.



High school diploma or GED


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to operate multi-line phone system

Effective public relations, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to speak, read, and understand English

Ability to read and comprehend instructions

Knowledge of attendance accounting and procedures

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations

Proficient in keyboarding, 10-key numerical data entry, and file maintenance

Ability to assist with maintenance of student technology devices

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Reception and Phones

1.        Receive and direct incoming calls, take reliable messages, and route to appropriate staff.

2.        Greet visitors (e.g. public, parents, students, substitutes, vendors, etc.) respond to their inquiries and/or direct them to appropriate personnel in accordance with district policies and procedures regarding building security.

3.        Maintain visitor log and issue visitor passes.

4.        Respond to emergency calls and notify appropriate parties to address immediate safety and/or security issues.

5.        Receive deliveries and disseminate materials and information to the appropriate parties.



6.        Provide clerical assistance as needed.

7.        Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required.

8.        Maintain confidentiality.

9.        Provide assistance with student technology devices.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

1.        Monitor student office aides. 

2.        Provide directives to students as needed.

3.        Oversee campus attendance.


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals; multi-line phone system

Posture: Continuous sitting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions including reaching. Frequent keyboarding and use of mouse.

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

Environment: Reception desk in the school office setting

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress 



This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.


Application Procedures

         Send cover letter, district application, résumé, transcripts, and copy of cre­dentials to:

                                                            Cliff Lasiter

                                                            Slocum ISD

                                                            5765 East State Hwy 294

                                                            Elkhart, TX  75839


Application Deadline                                                                                                                                

         Until filled.            


  Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.