General Clerk, Part Time

Mesa Public School - Mesa, AZ4.0

Mesa High - 1630 East Southern Avenue

Clerical Test Required at Time of Application

Salary Range: 20 – 1, $11.07

Term: Part Time (29 hrs)

FSLA: Non-Exempt

Benefits: Sick leave


To perform a variety of diverse clerical tasks for site-based personnel in support of their position; to provide information and/or direction regarding school and/or district procedures; and to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit.


High School education or equivalent
Moderate proficiency in typing with good accuracy; above average test battery
Computer proficiency to include use of basic software applications (Word, Excel, etc)
Ability to operate standard office equipment
Ability to organize, prioritize, take initiative and meet deadlines with an accurate attention to detail while working with frequent interruptions and minimum supervision
Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with students, parents, district personnel of all levels and general public; to be tactful and diplomatic at all times; to maintain confidentiality
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with students, parents and district personnel of all levels

Essential Duties

Perform a variety of diverse clerical tasks (typing, filing, copying, scheduling, recordkeeping, etc) for assigned personnel which may include, but is not limited to, administrators, counselors, teachers, office and/or bookstore staff
Respond to inquiries (i.e. students, parents, district personnel, general public, and outside agencies, etc) to communicate procedures, information and/or direction
Greet students, parents, district personnel, general public and/or representatives from outside agencies to respond to their inquiries and/or to direct them to appropriate personnel
Prepare written materials (i. e. correspondence, letters, notices, announcements, etc) to convey information
Prepare and process a variety of documents and materials to disseminate information to appropriate parties (i.e. schedule changes, testing materials, etc)
Maintain a variety of files and/or records to ensure the accurate retrieval of data for reporting purposes (i.e. student data, testing materials, etc)
Work closely and cooperatively with a variety of site-based personnel
Regular and on-time attendance required
Perform other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit

Marginal Duties

Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities

Reasoning Ability

Understand, remember, and apply verbal and/or written instructions or other information; understand, remember, and communicate routine factual information
Organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology; organize and prioritize own work schedule
Read and interpret instructions, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines; interpret written procedures and complete routine forms and/or conduct routine verbal communication with individuals via telephone or e-mail, speak and write effectively; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicate verbally with others accurately and quickly
Understand verbal and written instructions; understand simple to complex multiple step instructions; solve practical problems
Apply common sense in performing job


Site Administrator

Clerical Test required for this position - Application is considered incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration if clerical test results are not on file with Human Resources by closing date.

Clerical test administered at:
MPS Human Resources Department
63 East Main Street - 2nd Floor
Mesa, AZ 85201
Testing Hours - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
No Appointment Necessary
Testing takes approximately 35 minutes. (Data Entry test -10 minutes)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.