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Secretary II at Palo Alto Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 5/22/2020 Application Deadline: 5/27/2020 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 12 Months
Salary: Range 25 on the Classified Salary Schedule Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Stacey Ramirez Email:
Location: Palo Alto Unified School District
Department: Advanced Authentic Research
Benefits: 100 percent Employee Self

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. Essential Skills Include the Ability to: • Learn and interpret specific rules, laws and policies and apply them with good judgment while independently carrying out a variety of technical procedures; • Take responsibility and use tact and good judgment in fulfilling responsibilities; • Demonstrate skill on a variety of computer applic

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications


          Application Deadline

          5/27/2020 11:55 PM Pacific

          Date Posted



          Number of Openings



          Range 25 on the Classified Salary Schedule

          Length of Work Year

          12 Months

          Employment Type

          Full Time


          Palo Alto Unified School District


          Advanced Authentic Research


          100 percent Employee Self