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SCHOOL DISTRICT CLERK Exempt

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

 

Is responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties in connection with the business management of a school district; does related work as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

 

This work calls for the exercise of mature business judgment in carrying out an established routine. Employees in this class are under general supervision of the trustees or board of education, which formulates policy and checks on the work by means of periodic reports. This work may involve use of stenographic skill in taking and transcribing minutes of board meetings.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

 

Records proceedings of all meetings of voters.

Gives notice of time and place of district meetings.

Attends all meetings of trustees or board of education and keeps a record of their proceedings.

Sorts, indexes, and files material alphabetically and numerically.

Posts to ledger accounts from expense and appropriation records.

Write vouchers and checks.

Keeps a record of all contracts and other legal forms.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

Good knowledge of elementary account‑keeping procedures.

Some knowledge of modern business administration procedures, public personnel practice, governmental budgetary procedures, familiarity with the laws, regulations, practices and policies of the New York State school system.

Ability to present oral and written opinions clearly and concisely.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Three years of clerical experience of which one shall have involved keeping or auditing accounts and graduation from a standard senior high school; or,

 

Any satisfactory equivalent combination of the foregoing education and experience.

 

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