HERO Desk Receptionist

Centennial Academy - Atlanta, GA3.6

Full-time$25,000 - $38,000 a year
Job Summary: The HERO Desk Receptionist will contribute to effective school/public relations by prompt and courteous handling of all inquiries and visitors, and to the effective flow of communication throughout the school.

Essential Duties:
Duties of the Centennial Academy HERO Desk Receptionist include, but are not limited to, the following:
Greets all visitors courteously, determines their needs, ascertains location of meetings, and directs visitors to the proper person
Operates the telephone to relay incoming, outgoing, and interoffice calls, and take messages as appropriate
Answer inquiries and complaints and make referrals to appropriate resource
Maintains an attractive and comfortable reception area in the front atrium
Admits all late scholars and maintains records of their tardiness
Oversees early dismissal process
Maintains records of excused absences and correspondence related to attendance
Ensures teachers take daily attendance

Works independently, with little direction exercising good judgment
High School Diploma or GED required, supplemented by clerical and office experience
Experience working in a fast-paced urban school district or comparable governmental/public sector work, preferred
Good communications and clerical skills, including pleasant telephone manner
Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations
Must possess computer skills to utilize various computer software and/or be able to learn required software
Commitment to the vision, mission, and values of Centennial Academy
Compensation: $25,000 - $37,500 annually, this position is bonus eligible

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed.