School Administrative Assistant

Los Angeles Unified School District - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)4.1

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools,

with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve

our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your

potential in the business of education.

Department or School Site The LAUSD is currently recruiting for the following PROMOTIONAL



11 months per year; 11 paid holidays

Benefits Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental,

vision, and life insurance plans. Retirement: Membership in the California

Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS).

Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five

years of year-round paid service.

NOTE: School Administrative Assistant and Continuation School Office

Manager positions will be offered on an 11 month basis - salary and paid

time off for 11 month positions will be adjusted accordingly.

Job Duties/Responsibilities School Administrative Assistants manage a school office, perform

administrative assistance for a school administrator and are responsible

for the supervision of the clerical personnel and activities of a school.

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

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-Planning, establishing, and supervising the implementation of clerical

procedures in a school office to insure timely preparation and submission

of reports, records, studies, letters, and other materials.

-Supervising clerical work related to such matters as enrollment,

attendance, curriculum, personnel, organization, budgeting, accidents,

student grades, special programs, time reporting, and requisitions and

purchase orders for supplies and equipment.

-Performing secretarial duties for a principal by arranging appointments,

maintaining an appointment calendar, receiving visitors, screening

telephone calls and mail, and composing communications from general

instructions or rough notes.

-Utilizing and supervising the use of applications software to conduct

school business including payroll, procurement, financial reports,

attendance, personnel matters, and secretarial duties.

**The duties listed above are not exhaustive. For a comprehensive list of

duties performed by these classifications, please refer to the class


Minimum Requirements PROMOTIONAL STATUS IS REQUIRED. You must be a current or

retired employee of LAUSD with 130 paid days in regular status in the

Classified Service or permanent status in the Certificated Service or

have been laid-off within the past 39 months from a regular, permanent

LAUSD position in which you passed probation.

Laid-off employees' eligibility as a promotional candidate expires at the

end of their 39 month period; as such, laid-off employees applying for

promotional career opportunities may not be eligible to complete the

assessment process or may be removed from the employment eligibility

list once their eligibility as a promotional candidate expires.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Graduation from high school

or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.


--School Administrative Assistant: Four years of experience in office

clerical work, preferably including two years of experience performing

clerical work in a school office. Completion of a course of at least 30

hours in supervision at an adult school or recognized college or

university or completion of the Los Angeles Unified School District's

Organizational Excellence School Office Procedures Program may be

substituted for one year of the aforementioned experience.

Desirable Qualifications An IDEAL candidate would possess:

-A strong understanding of school office policies, procedures, and safety.

-A comprehensive understanding of school-based time reporting policies

and procedures, and how to utilize the BTS system for time reporting

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-A strong understanding of District-specific software such as LRP

Shopping Cart and MiSIS

-An understanding of school-based budgeting and accounting

procedures (Continuation School Office Manager only)

-Resourcefulness, strong analysis and problem-solving skills, and the

ability to make sound decisions.

-Flexibility and a proven ability to multi-task effectively under pressure

and frequent interruptions.

-Solid organizational skills and exceptional customer service skills.

-Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Employment Selection Process The selection process TENTATIVELY consists of a computerized

multiple-choice assessment and a technical interview.



TENTATIVE test dates are as follows:

Written Test - August 1 & 2.

Interview - August 13 & 14.

To access SAA/CSOM Online Training Review Instructions, visit:

Please be sure to include correspondence from as an

approved sender so that messages aren't accidentally placed into your

junk e-mail folder.

For more information about the LAUSD employment assessment

process, visit the 'My LAUSD Career' section of our website at .



Please visit and click on "help desk service request

form" located in the center of the screen. You may also view an online

application tutorial by visiting, and clicking on the

"how to apply" link.

To find out whether the application deadline has been extended, visit the

website at: .

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The Los Angeles Unified School District intends that all qualified persons

shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.

Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing

are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455

for more information.

Additional Posting Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Once you submit your application, you should

receive an email message confirming that you successfully submitted

your application. If you DO NOT receive this message on the same day

you apply, it is likely that you did not submit your application.

Selection and promotion are based on a competitive employment

assessment process. Candidates who pass all parts of the assessment

process are placed on a hiring (eligibility) list based on their assessment

score. Hiring departments may make job offers to candidates on the top

three ranks of the hiring list. Eligibility typically lasts for 12 months. The

hiring list resulting from this assessment process may be used to fill open

positions in related job classifications.

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