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SUBSTITUTE: Secretary * at Palo Alto Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 11/1/2018 Application Deadline: 6/4/2020 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Length of Work Year: Hourly as needed
Salary: Range 25 Step A ($24.36/Hr.) Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Stacey Ramirez Email:
Location: Various School Sites
Department: Various Departments as Needed
Benefits: N/A

Job Summary

Job Summary

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction, to serve as secretary to an administrative official usually at the coordinator level, relieving him/her of clerical and routine administrative details; to perform work of above-average difficulty requiring a high level of initiative, judgment, and organizational ability. Specific Duties Include: • Compose correspondence and memos from brief verbal instructions or notes; • May take dictation that includes a substantial amount of technical terminology exercising judgment in taking verbatim minutes; • Conduct continuing correspondence or telephone communications independently on procedural or informational matters without review by supervisor; • Work with the public answering questions involving and understanding of policies, procedures and regulations; • Act as receptionist, making appointments, arranging group meetings, and transmitting confidential or controversial information; • Manage many of the details of the office including making decisions based on established policy and procedure; • Compile reports from a wide variety of sources, and transmit to other offices or agencies; • Type/keyboard difficult financial and statistical reports, budgets, contracts, etc.; • Keep detailed and accurate record of budget expenditures involving a variety of departmental budgets and produces periodic summary statements of individual accounts; • Converse with and furnish information to principals, consultants, coordinators, directors, assistant superintendents, and other personnel throughout the district at all levels and with the public in general; • Maintain security of confidential information.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications


          Application Deadline

          6/4/2020 11:55 PM Pacific

          Date Posted



          Number of Openings

          Not Specified


          Range 25 Step A ($24.36/Hr.)

          Length of Work Year

          Hourly as needed

          Employment Type


          Various School Sites


          Various Departments as Needed