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Assistant Secretary (10 Month Position)

Company: East Hartford Public Schools
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

SALARY: $20.27 - $26.63 per hour (Per Contract)

Posting closes June 2, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

The following documents must be complete and current for application to be considered for this position:

X Online Application

X Letter of Interest

X Resume

Copy of Valid Certification and/or License

Official Transcripts

X Three Current Letters of Recommendation (dated within one year of application)



JOB# 302

TITLE: Assistant Secretary


  • Associate's Degree Preferred.
  • Proven office experience highly desirable.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Fluent in spoken and written Spanish, preferred.
  • Ability to use sound judgement in decision making, and maintain a customer-oriented focus while upholding the best interests of East Hartford Public Schools.
  • Ability to effectively use technology platforms such Microsoft Office products.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO: Immediate Supervisor/Administrator

JOB GOAL: Performs secretarial/accounting, administrative work of a complex, confidential and responsible nature. This position will usually exist in offices with one or two office workers and serves as an assistant secretarial position to the administrator.


  • Serves as a point of initial contact with students, parents, staff and the public and communicates professionally and congenially.
  • Relieves the administrator of administrative details and takes appropriate action on routine matters.
  • Independently manages office work.
  • Supervises and maintains a professional work flow.
  • Prioritizes work and utilizes organizational skills.
  • Possesses an excellent knowledge of grammatical skills and the English language.
  • Operates personal computer at advanced skills level, including word processing, presentation, spread sheets, data entry and electronic mail.
  • Creates/maintains statistical reports.
  • Possesses working knowledge of current Board policies and laws relevant to the individual's department.
  • Processes both incoming/outgoing correspondence accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with vendors and community organizations.
  • Establishes, organizes, and maintains accurate files.
  • Assumes such other functions as may be determined by the supervisor/administrator.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Seven hours per day ten (10) or twelve (12) month year.


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Non-Certified Staff.

Keywords: East Hartford Public Schools, East Hartford , Assistant Secretary (10 Month Position), Other , East Hartford, Connecticut

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