EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT

DISTRICT – SVSU
BUILDING – CENTRAL OFFICE


QUALIFICATIONS –

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited institution preferred. A lesser degree may be considered depending on applicable experience at the sole discretion of the superintendent. 
  • Five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Ability to read & interpret procedures, policies & regulations, such as safety rules, operating instructions, & maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Must be able to create spreadsheets, presentations, reports and correspondence using a variety of software packages (MS Office, Google Suite). Effective proof reading skills. 


DESCRIPTION –
  • Interprets policy and administrative regulations to officials and the public. 
  • Communicates information on behalf of the Superintendent, the District and the Governing Board to staff, other districts, and public agencies. 
  • Handle or direct phone calls to proper person; any “difficult” phone calls (irate parents, complaints, strong opinions, etc.) appropriately handled or referred to appropriate senior staff member. 
  • With the assistance of the Administrative Assistant/Receptionist, assemble and distribute of all agenda packets for seven boards (regular meetings, committee meetings, board chairs meetings and legislative breakfasts). 
  • Maintain scheduling calendar for Superintendent, take phone calls/messages and sort mail. 
  • Backup answering the main phone when needed. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of the Central Office team. 
  • Working knowledge of financial, payroll, student management and Human Resource Management software applications. 
  • Responsible for both set up and clean up after a variety of meetings. 
  • Maintain VT Superintendent info/board member information & contacts (VSA and VSBA) update as necessary. 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more info contact:

Ed McTernan, Director of Human Resources
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
(Edmund.McTernan@svsu.org)


Application Deadline: April 21, 2017