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Office Associate I

Company: Richmond Public Schools
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or its equivalency. Must be highly competent in the operation of business office systems and have some knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment. Excellent communication, organizational and public relations skills are required. Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and demonstrate good business grammar, spelling and punctuation. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, exercise tact, good judgment and initiative. Must have excellent skills in operating personal computers. Must be adaptable to changing priorities, have the ability to work under minimum supervision or independently. Ability to efficiently handle multiple assignments with deadlines simultaneously. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint is preferred. Some knowledge of public school policies, operations and procedures for attendance. Must be aware of the community resources available to assist with the maintenance of school attendance.


PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Records, updates and monitors student attendance on the Comprehensive Information Management System (CIMS) of the AS/400 database. Serves as a member of the School Attendance Support Team (SAST). Manages telephone communications and written correspondence with the parents regarding unexcused absences and documents responses on the Parent Link System or attendance card. Develops and distributes an attendance bulletin to all school staff by 11:30 a.m. each school day. Receives and files truancy intervention plans in the appropriate students attendance profile folder. Sends a copy of the 6-day unexcused letter to the Principal so that the student can be scheduled for the next SAST agenda. Assists the Social Workers, Security Specialist, Attendance Officer, and Return to School Officer, by providing information related to attendance and/or home environment and follow up on previous student referrals. Performs other related office support duties as assigned.


GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs clerical work typically performed in an office setting. Work requires sitting, occasional walking, light lifting of office items up to 10 pounds, fingering and repetitive motions. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, and determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work.


REPORTS TO: Principal


HOW TO APPLY: All applicants (including RPS employees) must submit an on-line application. Please access website at: www.rvaschools.net.


Please upload the following information with your application: a current resume, transcript and license if applicable.

Three reference names and contact information will be required if you progress to the interview step of the selection process. Richmond Public Schools will conduct a background investigation, fingerprinting and tuberculosis screening as a condition of employment. EOE.


LENGTH OF CONTRACT: This is a nine and one-half month (191 days) position with a 7-hour workday, pay grade 104, with excellent benefits.

FLSA: Non-exempt


START DATE: Based on School Board approval

Keywords: Richmond Public Schools, Richmond , Office Associate I, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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