WORK DAY/YEAR: 8 hrs/day; 196 days/year; 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SALARY: minimum $13.52 per hour
Job Summary: *Support office staff to answer and transfer phone calls, make announcements on PA system, assist callers, and greet staff, students, parents, and other visitors to the office. *Record and follow up on student absences. *Support office staff to complete general office projects including typing, parent newsletter, etc. *Clerical support for the Building Site Team. *Perform other duties within the level of responsibility of the position as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications: *Experience with Word, Excel and Outlook Express. *Regular, on-time attendance is required. *Accuracy and attention to detail is essential. *Ability to proof read and edit documents. *Ability to handle frequent interruptions and refocus easily. *Strong telephone skills. *Knowledge of Skyward software preferred. *Strong human relations skills to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff, and the general public. *Maintain confidentiality.
Common and Shared Accountabilities for All Positions
Employees of the Rochester Public School District #535 are expected to support the goals, model and promote an environment that is respectful for all, and work collaboratively with other staff to focus on the needs of the learner. A quality, customer focus that conveys a welcome attitude, an adaptability to change, and a desire for continuous improvement is also expected of all employees. In addition, staff are to respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the schools, and be dependable and accountable employees.
Rochester Public Schools has the seventh largest enrollment in Minnesota with 16,300 K-12 students with a District goal to diversify its workforce. The student population mirrors the growing diversity of the community with a minority student population of 27.37 percent. Rochester, Minnesota, a city of 100,000, has been twice voted "The Best Place to Live in America" by Money magazine. Rochester is the home to the Mayo Clinic and IBM and draws residents and visitors from around the world.
Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply on-line at www.applitrack.com/rochester/onlineapp.