Aberdeen School District Attendance Clerk in ABERDEEN, South Dakota

Category: Educational AssistantsDate Posted: 8/3/2018Location: Central High SchoolDate of Availability: As soon as possibleDate Closing: Open until filledHours: 8 hours per daySalary Range:$10.13 per hour, subject to increase based on experience. This position includes employee benefits.An employee's hourly rate shall not exceed the wages of current employees with the same years of experience in the District.Experience: Job related experience is desired.Education: High School diploma or equivalent.Certificates: 48 college units, or an AA degree, or be able to demonstrate college level skills by passing the Para proficiency test.Clearances: Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance, paid for by the applicant.The job of Office Assistant - Attendance is done for the purpose/s of ensuring accurate attendance accounting within the district; providing general clerical support, information and/or direction as may be assigned; resolving attendance related issues; ensuring compliance with state reporting and documenting requirements; and conveying attendance related information to appropriate parties. This job reports to the High School Principal.Essential FunctionsAttends professional meetings for the purpose of remaining knowledgeable with current regulations and practices.Communicates with district employees, administration, SLC Advocates, etc. for the purpose of resolving problems and coordinating activities and processes.Compiles student records (e.g. attendance, discipline, etc.) for the purpose of meeting state, federal and/or district requirements.Ensures accuracy of attendance records (e.g. verification of forgeries, truancies, etc.) for the purpose of complying with state laws governing attendance accounting.Evaluates situations (e.g. involving other staff, students, parents, the public, police, probation department, etc.) for the purpose of taking appropriate action and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.Maintains documents, files and records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.Operates automated student attendance system and other software as needed for the purpose of accurate tracking and documentation of student attendance information.Processes documents and materials for the purpose of disseminating information to appropriate parties.Researches discrepancies of attendance information and/or documentation (e.g. falsified notes, phone calls, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring accuracy and adherence to procedures prior to processing for action.Responds to inquiries of staff, other educational institutions, the public, parents and/or students for the purpose of providing information and/or direction.Supervises distance learning classroom(s) as assigned (e.g. copying materials, setting up and operating equipment, monitor students, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring effective and timely student learning processes.Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.Job Requirements: Minimum QualificationsSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesSKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment; performing standard bookkeeping; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and using pertinent software applications.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: age appropriate activities; business telephone etiquette; and concepts of grammar and p