Administrative Assistant

Mary Our Queen Catholic School - Omaha

Admin & Clerical
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Name of Facility: Mary Our Queen
3405 S. 119 St.
Nebraska Omaha

Submitted By

Name: Maureen Hoy


Reports to: Principal

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

-Handles routine issues and emergencies concerning employees and students, makes decisions
-Independently or collaboratively and recommends action as appropriate.
-Compiles information and prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports related to assigned activities.
-Inputs a variety of information into an assigned system; assures accuracy of input and output data.
-Maintains confidentiality of various aspects of school operation including sensitive and personal information.
-Performs a wide variety of secretarial work, including typing and word processing, proofreading, filing, recording information and processing and distribution of correspondence.
-Provides training and work direction to assigned office personnel, organizes and expedites the workflow of the school site and offers guidance and direction to other school personnel as needed.
-Updates absence and timesheet information for assigned personnel.
-Communicates with personnel and various outside agencies to exchange information, request and provide materials, coordinate activities and resolve issues or concerns.
-Receives and greets visitors and provides information to parents and the public; screens correspondence and telephone calls for administrator and staff.
-Establishes, maintains and assures proper use of confidential files including student, personnel and payroll records.
-Performs assigned financial duties and maintains assigned financial records, school budgets and site accounts.
-Prepares and submits purchase orders and work orders as assigned; prepares reimbursements.
-Requests and deposits according to established procedures.
-Composes correspondence independently or with general instruction on a wide range of subjects requiring knowledge of procedures and policies of the school, District or assigned area; types and composes a variety of materials from verbal or written instruction.
-Attends and participates in assigned meetings and trainings.
-Updates and maintains multiple calendar


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
Organizational operations, policies and objectives.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Telephone techniques and etiquette.
Principles of providing training and work direction.
Basic first aid techniques.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Oral and written communication skills.
Basic math.

Ability to:
-Perform a variety of clerical and secretarial duties
-Learn school organization, operations, policies and objectives.
-Interpret, apply and explain laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
-Assure smooth and efficient office operations.
-Maintain a variety of records, logs and files.
-Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
-Compose correspondence and written materials independently or from oral instructions.
-Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
-Serve as liaison between administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents and the public.
-Meet schedules and timelines.
-Complete work with many interruptions.
-Work independently with little direction.
-Work confidentially with discretion.
-Assists with planning school events and field trips as needed; arranges travel for assigned personnel as required.
-Answers questions and resolves situations involving students, parents, public, and staff through knowledge of school policies, rules and regulations.
-Administer first aid, provides health office coverage and dispenses approved medication to students in accordance with organizational policy as assigned.
-Track and order assigned school supplies according to established procedures and assures appropriate levels of supplies are maintained.
-Operate a variety of office equipment including a copier, fax machine, two-way radio, computer and assigned software.

Education and Experience
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by additional training in office organization and secretarial skills.

Valid First Aid/CPR certification from an authorized agency within a designated probationary period.
Safe Environment Certification

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.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate assigned equipment and a computer keyboard.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
Reaching overhead and above shoulders to retrieve files and materials.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants may send a cover letter and resume to Maureen Hoy at