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Administrative Secretary - Early Education at Merced County Office of Education

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
1/4/2023
Contact
Dorothy Dunbar
209-381-5154
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
$25.73 - $28.96 per hour (Maximum entry salary is step 3 at $27.56 per hour)
Length of Work Year
261 days, 8 hours per day
Employment Type
Program
CCTR/CAPP
Location
Merced
Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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About the Employer

The Merced County Office of Education assists Merced County’s 20 school districts through support and oversight of curriculum and instruction, alternative education, business services, early education, technology, migrant education, special education, and teacher credentialing. MCOE is led by the elected Merced County Superintendent of Schools and governed by the Merced County Board of Education. While serving as a focal point to facilitate local school/government/community partnerships, MCOE is responsible for the fiscal oversight of each school district in Merced County, hears appeals for student expulsion hearings and interdistrict transfers and operates Green Meadows Outdoor School.

Job Summary

Job Summary

Under administrative direction, the Administrative Secretary performs specialized technical, secretarial, and administrative support duties typically for an educational administrator in a department having multiple sub-functions, or organization-wide service with substantial secretarial needs. Coordinates and performs administrative projects, work flow, and support activities for the office and related functions. This position requires the ability to carry out projects that involve data from other departments, sites or districts and research gathering of information for reports and special studies. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but are intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements. This position is included in the classified bargaining unit and is subject to terms of the collective bargaining agreement regarding membership, payment of like fee, or donation to a recognized charity.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS: The following information must be received before the deadline date in order for your application to be considered for this position: 1. Complete online application 2. Detailed Resume 3. Typing Certificate (online certificates are not acceptable, must be able to type 55 wpm ) 4. OPTIONAL: Three current letters of recommendation (DATED & SIGNED within the last 18 months) -Upon hire must present TB clearance, original high school diploma & official transcripts (if required by position). -Microsoft Office Specialist (must hold certificate or past MOS test within probation period) All applicants will be contacted via e-mail only. If unable to attach required documents to application, please fax to (209) 381-6768, Attention: Dorothy Dunbar or you can drop them off at 632 W 13th Street, Merced (Room C-2). Please make sure to indicate the position you are applying for so that it is correctly attached with your application.

Minimum qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:: This position requires a high school diploma or recognized equivalent supplemented by one years of college coursework in Office Administration, Business or related field, and three years of experience in an administrative support/secretarial capacity. - Typing certificate at 55 wpm (On line certificate not acceptable). - Excel and Word Normal User Prove-It Certifications. Qualified applicants who do not have the certifications will be scheduled for testing prior to interview. View attached job description for complete details.


      ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS: The following information must be received before the deadline date in order for your application to be considered for this position: 1. Complete online application 2. Detailed Resume 3. Typing Certificate (online certificates are not acceptable, must be able to type 55 wpm ) 4. OPTIONAL: Three current letters of recommendation (DATED & SIGNED within the last 18 months) -Upon hire must present TB clearance, original high school diploma & official transcripts (if required by position). -Microsoft Office Specialist (must hold certificate or past MOS test within probation period) All applicants will be contacted via e-mail only. If unable to attach required documents to application, please fax to (209) 381-6768, Attention: Dorothy Dunbar or you can drop them off at 632 W 13th Street, Merced (Room C-2). Please make sure to indicate the position you are applying for so that it is correctly attached with your application.

      Minimum qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:: This position requires a high school diploma or recognized equivalent supplemented by one years of college coursework in Office Administration, Business or related field, and three years of experience in an administrative support/secretarial capacity. - Typing certificate at 55 wpm (On line certificate not acceptable). - Excel and Word Normal User Prove-It Certifications. Qualified applicants who do not have the certifications will be scheduled for testing prior to interview. View attached job description for complete details.

          Comments and Other Information

          IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, employee candidate will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. The California Education Code states that no person shall work in the public schools until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. (QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, MALE OR FEMALE, FROM ALL RACES, RELIGIONS, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS AND THE DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.) As an equal opportunity employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities.

          Comments and Other Information


          IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, employee candidate will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. The California Education Code states that no person shall work in the public schools until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. (QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, MALE OR FEMALE, FROM ALL RACES, RELIGIONS, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS AND THE DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.) As an equal opportunity employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities.