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Office Assistant
Job#: 181410
School Year: 2013-2014
Region: Southern Region - Arkansas
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Location: Jacksonville, AR - Jacksonville LCS
Category: School Operations
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Job Description
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Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School is seeking an Office Assistant.</p>
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ESSENTIAL QUALITIES</p>
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The office assistant works with the principal and office manager. This person performs additional administrative support functions at a Lighthouse Academy. We are seeking an office assistant who will make the commitment to conduct their work with determination, integrity and purpose, embodying these essential qualities:<br />
• Past experiences and actions reflect a commitment to the LHA mission, vision, core values<br />
• A passion and ability to build and sustain the LHA K-12 model in a high need, urban environment<br />
• Reflective, self-aware and adaptable to communication and work styles of others<br />
• Sense of urgency and relentlessness resulting in a record of outstanding student achievement<br />
• Critical thinker and problem solver who takes initiative<br />
• Belief in the power of collaboration and works to build a collaborative culture with LHA network, community,<br />
staff, families and students  </p>
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS</p>
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The office assistants’ actions must always be aligned with our mission, vision, core values and education program.   The essential functions for our office assistant are as follows: <br />
• Represents Lighthouse Academies by serving as the first point of contact when someone enters the school building or calls the school.<br />
• Communicates professionally at all times and responds to all inquiries and requests within 24 hours.<br />
• Serves as liaison between employees and those visiting or contacting the school by taking messages and setting up appointments.<br />
• Assists Family Coordinator with copying and distributing information to families.<br />
• Completes other clerical/administrative duties as required by the principal or office manager to manage the front office.<br />
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EXAMPLES OF WORK:<br />
• Report absences to Parent Coordinator<br />
• Answer phones and check voicemail<br />
• Answer intercom calls from the classroom<br />
• Welcome volunteers and visitors to the building and escort them to the appropriate place<br />
• Maintain a log of requests for transportation changes<br />
• Collect supply requests and give to Office Manager<br />
• Give Student Transfer paperwork to Office Manager, Principal and Family Coordinator daily<br />
• Copying and Filing</p>
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Skills/Requirements
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</p>
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EDUCATION: Associate’s degree</p>
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EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:<br />
• Experience providing the services required by this position, including at least one (1) year of experience working in a school environment.<br />
• Must possess highly effective interpersonal skills to provide customer service.<br />
• Experience using Microsoft Office Pro software and ability to effectively use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications.<br />
• Ability to complete written reports/correspondence.<br />
• Working knowledge of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: PC, copier, fax machine, telephone, and local network and Internet searches.<br />
• Excellent organizational skills.<br />
• Demonstrated decision-making and problem solving skills.</p>
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