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Job Opportunities

Clerical opening in the Kendall Elementary Main Office due to a retirement.

Civil Service position title:  Administrative Secretary

The test for this position will be given in March 2018.   

Applications will be taken and interviews conducted to fill the position on a temporary basis until the test can be taken and the results of the test are received.

If you are interested in this position please complete an Orleans County Civil Service application (on our web site). 

Return completed application to Julie Christensen as soon as possible but no later than Oct. 16. 

Send to:

Julie Christensen

Kendall CSD

1932 Kendall Road

Kendall, NY 14476

Beginning salary will be $12.50/hr. 

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Distinguishing Features of the Class: This position involves responsibility to serve as an administrative secretary to a department head relieving them of administrative and business detail and resolving day to day operational problems. This work involves responsibility for performing difficult and complex secretarial tasks for an administrative head of a county agency or administrative unit. The work can be characterized as involving increasingly responsible secretarial tasks requiring a high degree of mature judgment and knowledge of program policies and procedures. Work is performed in accordance with general instructions received from a superior with considerable leeway for independent decisions in carrying out assignments. Supervisory responsibilities may be delegated or assigned the employee which will be executed within well-defined limits. The incumbent does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities: 

 Acts as a personal secretary to an administrative head to a large unit, agency or department, including the composition of letters in reply to routine inquiries for information.

Performs the more confidential aspects of the administrator’s work including maintaining and processing personnel data and information such as evaluative reports, disciplinary proceedings and health problems;

Functions as an intra-agency and inter-agency functionary when so authorized by the administrator;

Schedules and arranges meetings, conferences and appointments and confidential personnel matters;

Coordinates the maintenance of and prepares agency financial, payroll, personnel and attendance records or reports;

Designs, sets up and maintains files of correspondence, documents and records related to the activities of the agency;

Screens callers or visitors to determine the nature of the inquiry answer questions on established policy and procedure and/or refers to appropriate party or office;

Prepares reports using statistical and narrative information;

Prepares correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings and contracts using a personal computer;

Opens, reviews, sorts and prioritizes incoming mail, researches and attaches appropriate background material to correspondence;

Orders office supplies and maintains inventory of supplies and equipment;

Trains and instructs new personnel regarding specific office procedures, practices or policies;

May maintain office records on procedures unique to the administrator’s office or department;

Tracks archival records in records center;

Operates a personal computer, peripheral equipment and other related office machines.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

Thorough knowledge of secretarial practices.

Good knowledge of the principles and techniques of office practices and procedures and clerical processing;

Good knowledge of the organization, functions policies and regulations, and terminology of the agency to which assigned;

Skill in typing at an acceptable rate of speed;

Ability to handle administrative details independently including the composition of letters, memoranda and reports;

Ability to maintain related systems records and prepare written or statistical reports;

Ability to provide training and instruction to new personnel on office practices and procedures;

Ability to understand and interpret written material;

Ability to summarize information in both narrative and numerical form;

Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet and databases;

Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with the public and other governmental and private agencies;

Initiative and resourcefulness;

Tact and courtesy;

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications: (EITHER)

(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an associate’s degree in secretary science or a related field and one year of secretarial or clerical experience in administrative office support which involved using a personal computer; OR

(B) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three years of experience as defined in (A); OR

(C) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

 

The application you submit to Mrs. Christensen will be used to fill the position on a temporary basis until the results of the test are determined.  You will also need to complete an application for Orleans County Civil Service as well as to sign up to take the Administrative Secretary Civil Service test to be given in March 2018. 

 

 

To view the complete listing of open FACULTY positions and to submit an application, please visit https://kendallcsd.recruitfront.com/.

For open COACHING positions send your letter of intent, resume, and professional references to Athletic Director Kevin J. Watson at (585) 659-2706.   As per New York State, all prospective-coaches (Volunteer or Paid) are required to fulfill the following requirements prior to assisting in any capacity:

  • Fingerprint Clearance (see information below)
  • Valid CPR/AED Certification
  • Responding to Emergencies (Advanced First-Aid) Certification
  • Concussion Management Training
  • SAVE Training
  • Child-Abuse Detection Training
  • Dignity for All Students (DASA) Certification

Once the aforementioned requirements are completed, prospective coaches must next enroll in appropriate coaching-specific courses approved by New York State within the State's approved timeline. Additional information regarding coaching certification, including costs and acceptable courses associated with coaching certification, can be found by accessing the following link: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/pe/toolkit.html

Other Vacancies and Substitute Information 

- Substitute Teachers and Tutors (all subjects) for Elementary and Junior Senior High School levels:
Due to the limited supply of certified subs, Kendall Central School now accepts applications from college graduates who are not yet certified, but interested in and available to substitute teach. Training will be provided as may be needed. Please complete the Substitute Teaching Application (see link to form below) and mail it to: Julie Christensen: Kendall Central School, 1932 Kendall Road, Kendall, NY 14476

- Substitute Teacher Aides:
Please complete the Orleans County Civil Service application (see link to form below) and mail it to Julie Christensen at: Kendall Central School, 1932 Kendall Road, Kendall, New York 14476

If you are interested in helping as a volunteer coach, please contact KCS Athletic Director Kevin J. Watson at (585) 659-2706 for more information. As per New York State, all prospective-coaches (Volunteer or Paid) are required to fulfill the following requirements prior to assisting in any capacity:

  • Fingerprint Clearance (see information below)
  • Valid CPR/AED Certification
  • Responding to Emergencies (Advanced First-Aid) Certification
  • Concussion Management Training
  • SAVE Training
  • Child-Abuse Detection Training
  • Dignity for All Students (DASA) Certification

Once the aforementioned requirements are completed, prospective coaches must next enroll in appropriate coaching-specific courses approved by New York State within the State's approved timeline. Additional information regarding coaching certification, including costs and acceptable courses associated with coaching certification, can be found by accessing the following link: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/pe/toolkit.html

- Substitute Buildings and Grounds Staff:
Please complete an Orleans County Civil Service Application (see link to form below) and mail it to Julie Christensen: Kendall Central School, 1932 Kendall Road, Kendall, NY 14476

- Bus Drivers: will provide training.
Contact Kevin Murray, Transportation Dept. 585-659-8931 for more information and applications

- Substitute Bus Drivers:
Contact Kevin Murray, Transportation Dept. 585-659-8931 for details on requirements.

Fingerprinting:
The Statewide Vendor Managed System (SVMS”) for fingerprinting is a system for capturing fingerprints for civil purposes (i.e. employment, licensing, etc.) The name of the only vendor is Morpho Trust. Morpho Trust has a website that provides more information on the fingerprinting process: www.identogo.com

To schedule a fingerprinting appointment, contact Morpho Trust by going to their website at www.identogo.com and clicking on New York State on the map, or by calling 877-472-6915. See link to consent form below.

Morpho Trust requires you to provide an “ORI Number.” An ORI Number is a unique number that is assigned to the New York State agencies by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (“DCFS”). It is a way for both the vendor and DCJS to know which agency to send the fingerprint results to once the fingerprinting process is complete.

What is the ORI Number for the New York State Education Department (“NYSED”)? On the Morpho Trust system, NYSED uses a code (which is easier to remember rather than a number: ORI Number is: TEACH

Non-Discrimination Policy:
The Kendall Central School District advises students, parents, employees and the general public that it does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, handicapping conditions, marital status or veteran status in the employment or the educational programs, including vocational education opportunities, and activities which it operates, and is in full compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy and copies of the grievance procedure for the prompt resolution of complaints may be directed to Julie E. Christensen, Superintendent of Schools, Kendall Road, Kendall, New York 14476, whose phone number is 585-659-2741.


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