Kansas City, MO School District

Administrative Specialist- Exceptional Education (1551) (Administrative Specialist- Exceptional Education (1551))

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TitleAdministrative Specialist- Exceptional Education (1551)
Posting IDAdministrative Specialist- Exceptional Education (1551)




Job Title:                     Administrative Specialist – Exceptional Education  

Job Code:                    01551                          

Salary Grade:              A594 ($19.18-$28.33)      

Department:                Exceptional Education

Reports To:                 Exceptional Education Administration

FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt

Prepared Date:            June 2014       


PURPOSE OF JOB:  Provide efficient, skillful and confidential administrative support to Exceptional Education Department




  1. Organize and prioritize work assigned and develop office procedures to adequately support efficient workflow.
  2. Compose correspondence, reports, documents, and statistical data; often of a confidential nature.  Process incoming correspondence as instructed and prepare responses to routine correspondence independently.
  3. Complete assignment(s) in pressure situations with competence and by required deadline(s).
  4. Maintain efficient filing system designed for minimum retrieval time.
  5. Proofread/edit documents using proper spelling, punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure.
  6. Coordinate departmental projects and implement all relevant components using excellent organizational skills.
  7. Coordinate and follow up with other district staff ensuring completion of project involving multiple individuals and/or extended periods of time.
  8. Maintain calendar for Exceptional Education Director and Supervisors.  Schedule appointments, initiate travel arrangements and prepare itineraries.  Prepare materials for meetings.
  9. Determine status of office supplies, subscriptions and service contracts and prepare requisitions for same.
  10. Respond courteously and tactfully to inquiries/complaints from District patrons and refer callers/visitors to appropriate District staff.
  11. Coordinate the assembling, preparation and processing of invoices.  Track annual department expenditures to ensure the budget is not exceeded. 
  12. Prepare and submit monthly Board Doc items.
  13. Prepare, obtain appropriate signatures, and file contracts for District staff.
  14. Other duties as assigned.





  • Associate Degree with core studies in administrative, secretarial or executive secretarial field or Three (3) years executive level secretarial experience
  • (Seven years executive level secretarial experience may be substituted for the degree/experience requirement)
  • Effective written/oral communication skills, including strong spelling, grammatical, proofreading and composition skills.
  • Ability to process calls with dispatch, diplomacy and professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in work-related areas.
  • Advanced skill in MS-Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to type minimum of 70 net wpm, 10-key proficiency, experience with use of calculators, printers, fax, copier machines, along with other basic office equipment.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds; visual ability requires mono and color vision.



Length of work year: 12 months.


Benefits:  Retirement Programs, Health, and Dental Insurance are provided.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$19.18 - $28.33 / Per Hour
LocationVarious Locations- Exceptional Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/23/2021

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