School Secretary

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About InspireNOLA 
InspireNOLA Charter Schools operates a network of seven public charter schools in New Orleans, Louisiana, including Alice M. Harte Charter School, Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, Dwight D. Eisenhower Charter School, Pierre A. Capdau STEAM Academy, Edna Karr High School, Eleanor McMain Secondary School, and McDonogh 35 Senior High School. Founded in 2013, InspireNOLA is currently the highest performing open-admission charter management organization in New Orleans and is the only network with one A-graded school and two B-graded schools. InspireNOLA currently serves more than 5,600 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. With a focus on providing outstanding instruction and differentiated support to meet the needs of all students, InspireNOLA is achieving outstanding results and is a model for excellence within the education community. The work of our team makes a profound and enduring contribution to the revitalization of New Orleans.

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Position Summary
The Secretary is responsible for managing the school office at an InspireNOLA school campus. This essential team member serves as the face of the school, greeting students and parents and providing them with information. Secretaries schedule appointments, answer phones, maintain student records and provide administrative support to teachers and school leadership team members. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:
Utilize ADP to manage the time and attendance process on a daily basis.
Perform clerical and accounting routines and practice to support the office and the accounting system; i.e., typing, routine computations, data verification and data entry.
Schedule and arrange appointments as requested.
Manage regular filing system and processes incoming correspondence, as requested.
Maintain and compile office reports.
Operate office equipment, such as computers, copy machines, stamp machines and facsimile.
Provide information to various personnel, outside organizations, and the community when requested.
Receive and distribute the mail.
Order and maintain office equipment and supplies as necessary.
Perform other related duties as required.

Position Qualifications & Competencies
Belief in the mission and values of InspireNOLA;
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;
Minimum of 2 years clerical experience, including word processing and e-mail communication; 3 or more years highly preferred; 
Detail orientation with exceptionally strong initiative and follow-through; 
Highly effective at communicating orally and in writing to a range of audiences; 
Demonstrated ability to work pro-actively in a fast paced environment;
Strong relationship-management skills; 
Demonstrated experience performing tasks in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; 
A strong work ethic coupled with an enthusiastic and passionate approach to one’s work. 

The Secretary reports to the School Principal.

Compensation & Benefits
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as TRSL, our employer retirement contribution, is included.

InspireNOLA is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. People from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.  

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