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Job Summary:  The school secretary performs a wide variety of clerical and secretarial duties to organize, coordinate and schedule school office activities.  The school secretary assists the Principal in administrative tasks necessary for an efficient and effective office.  The school secretary performs public relations and coordinates communication between administrators, the District office and site personnel, parents, students and the community. This position may entail assignment to various buildings on a given day based on employee attendance and/or the need for assistance.


Desired Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required;
  • Graduate of a recognized program of secretarial studies preferred;
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with staff, parents, and the general public in a clear, articulate, and courteous manner;
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Excel, and other school-related software;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in office related tasks such as typing, filing, and organization;
  • Ability to positively react to change productively and handle additional tasks as assigned;
  • Flexibility to work alone or with others in a wide variety of circumstances;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with students, parents/guardians, staff, administrators, and the general public;
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.



  • Staring salary of $13.40 per hour;
  • The District offers a competitive benefits package and an employee assistance program.

Additional Notes

Working Conditions:  10 1/2 month position
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

How to Apply

Apply online at www.district130.org

Cook County School District 130 is an equal opportunity employer.

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