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TENNESSEE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
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EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED
2725 Island Home Boulevard
Knoxville, Tennessee  37920

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
SS ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the superintendent, the Administrative Secretary is responsible for secretarial work of significant difficulty and performs related work as required by the superintendent. This is the highest class at TSD in the general secretary sub-series.

Example of duties:

  1. Reviews and distributes mail.
  2. Routine typing as assigned.
  3. Provides a variety of routine clerical operations such as filing, ordering supplies, answering the phone, scheduling appointments, and keeping routine time and attendance records.
  4. Operates and/or utilizes office machines/equipment, such as calculator, copy machine, FAX machine, computer, and VP.
  5. Other duties as assigned by the superintendent.
  6. Acts as mentor to other secretaries within the organization.
  7. May be required to mentor a Tennessee School for the Deaf student in the TSD Work Based Learning Program.

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and experience equivalent to two years of increasingly responsible full-time secretarial or office clerical work.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures.
  • Must meet sign language proficiency established by TSD Communication Program. May be required to interpret.
  • Experience using Microsoft products including the Office Suite and Office 365.

The applicant selected for this position will be fingerprinted and required to have a TBI/FBI background check. In addition, background checks will be conducted through the Tenn. Registry of Sexual Offenders, Tenn. Registry of Abusers, and the Tenn. Child Protective Services Background Check.

Salary and Benefits: $1,968 – $3,148 per month (12-month position)
The state makes available to the employee medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; pension retirement and 401(k) matching, employee assistance program; annual and sick leave, higher education waivers and more.

POSITION AVAILABLE: February 17, 2017

Applications should be sent to:
Elaine Alexander
Tennessee School for the Deaf
2725 Island Home Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37920

The Tennessee School for the Deaf is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer.

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