Job Posting Description, #1 - Administration Building - Admin. Clerical - Secretary for Elementary Education / Title I Director
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sally Nichols, Carol Koehler
686 Wabash Ave
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Job Locations
Administration Building
Application Open: 06/12/2019, Filing Deadline: 06/19/2019
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
012 Administrative Clerical

Vigo County School Corporation

Position Description


Position Title: Secretary for the Director of Elementary Education and Title I

Qualifications:              Required: The ability to demonstrate skills and knowledge of relevant software, problem solving, organization skills and strong planning.


Department Reports to: Director of Elementary Education

Prepared by:                                                                                         Date:  June 2019



  • Answers incoming calls and performs other receptionist duties for the elementary office.
  • Performs routine secretarial functions for the elementary director as needed (budgeting, mailing, coping, entering requisitions, processing instructional materials.)
  • Coordinates and assembles documents, such as curriculum guides, meeting handouts and Title I compliance requirements.   
  • Prepares written responses to routine inquiries
  • Prepares and modifies documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos, emails, and Board items.  
  • Schedules and coordinates meetings, appointments and travel arrangements.
  • Maintains records and files for the department. 
  • Works in a team capacity with administrators and other secretaries in the administrative departments.
  • Maintains database records and data documents.
  • Creates graphic presentations, spreadsheets, and charts as needed.
  • Prepares reports for State audit of Title I.   
  • Other jobs assigned by Director of Elementary Education.




Other Requirements:

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as computer software manuals and procedure manuals.  Ability to write procedures for employees and communications to employees.  Ability to communicate with employees to train. Ability to translate others’ rough ideas into polished pieces.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of School Trustees policies. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; operate computers and other office machines and equipment; reach with arms and hands; talk and hear on the telephone and in other interactions.   The employee must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  There are no environmental hazards indicated for this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job requires the ability to respond to multiple demands at the same time. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be expected to work at a computer for several hours at a time.  The noise level in this environment is quiet.  Driving a vehicle to conduct work at school sites is required.  Some non-standard work hours may be necessary. 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. 

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