Shelby County Schools

  • Receptionist of Extended Learning Opportunities and Programs

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 2:34 PM)
    Location Name
    Division of Student Support
    Salary Min
    USD $15.00/Hr.
    Salary Max
    USD $17.89/Yr.
    Central Office
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    This position serves as a primary contact for all employees, applicants and customer of the assigned department. It is responsible for receiving, welcoming, and assisting all customers.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Answers telephone calls, receives inquiries, furnishes routine information, handles complaints and refers calls to proper staff.
    2. Acts as receptionist and directs visitor and employees to proper staff or office.
    3. Receives and sorts correspondence and routes as appropriate.
    4. Prepares reports, materials, and other needed information as requested.
    5. Files and retrieves documents, personnel files, reports and other paperwork.
    6. Assures materials/mail promptly disturbed for staff to avoid untimely responses that may have monetary effect.
    7. Works with employees, customers and other divisions and maintains confidentiality of business conducted in the department.

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma or GED required and a minimum of two (2) years of secretarial, office clerical, or receptionist experience.


    Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Must be able to operate various office equipment and computer
    • Must be able to handle difficult situations in a courteous and professional manner
    • Must be physically and mentally able to perform the functions of the position including reading, seeing, hearing, speaking and use of hands

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.


    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    Shelby County Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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