COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL
, ILLINOIS 60010
SECRETARY TO DEPARTMENT
school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.
of office practices and procedures, computer software (i.e. Word,
Excel), and computer/office equipment.
typing/word processing skills.
good communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the use of the English
language in oral and written forms.
establish and maintain effective working relationships with all
staff and the public.
Demonstrate exemplary interpersonal skills, and communicates
clearly and distinctly in person and on the phone.
Ability to deal
courteously and effectively with both the public and
Willing to learn new duties and technology skills as
Possess good problem
self-motivated in job related tasks.
This position provides full
clerical and general office support for the Department
This includes typing, file maintenance, mail distribution,
photo-copying, and telephone reception.
Act as a receptionist to screen and
route telephone calls, letters, and/or visitors, and answer
Welcome and direct
visitors/families while waiting for scheduled meetings in the
department office reception area.
Organize and maintain the
Department Head's correspondence files, records, etc., and
follow up on pending matters.
Route or respond to routine
correspondence/memoranda not requiring the Department Head's
4. Compose and type routine
letters, reports, and memoranda as
5. Schedule appointments
and coordinate arrangements for meetings.
6. Demonstrate a positive
and friendly attitude that projects a positive image of the
district, staff, and students.
Take the initiative to provide
prompt, courteous service when information or assistance is
Maintain various departmental
financial accounts as directed, and prepare check requests,
purchase orders, maintenance requests, and other requisitions
9. Relieve at main
switchboard as requested.
other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.
The nature of this position requires an ability to maintain
confidential information and the demonstration of ethical,
professional conduct at all times.
A working knowledge of
community (people and resources) is desirable.
PHYSICAL CONTEXT OF THE
This person will need to use computers for word processing, FAX
machines, and photocopying machines.
Some light lifting (no more
than 25 lbs.) may occasionally be required.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
(Completed by the Office of
6.5 hours per
plus 12 holidays/year
S/C Wage Grid