Job Description

Openings as of 10/23/2018
Office/Clerical Paraprofessional

  • Special Education Function Specialist I - (226 days) JobID: 2553
  • Position Type:
    Office/Clerical Paraprofessional/Specialist - Function

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Keller ISD Education Center

  •   Job Title: Function Specialist I Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

    Department/School: Assigned Department Pay Grade: PR 6 ($138.09 - $166.37)
    Function: Assigned Function

    Reports to: Assigned Supervisor HR Date Approved: November 2011


    Provides secretarial/clerical support in assigned area. Organizes and assists with the activities of the assigned area.

    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
    • Model core organizational beliefs and values; perform duties in an effective and efficient manner for the purpose of supporting and contributing to high student achievement.
    • Answer incoming calls, take reliable messages, and route to appropriate staff; respond to questions, requests, and issues from staff, parents, and community that fall within level of responsibility.
    • Utilize effective communication skills; ensure that all interactions are supportive, courteous, and respectful.
    • Maintain accurate physical and computerized departmental files and systems.
    • Greet and direct visitors with a high level of professionalism and assistance
    • Maintain accurate inventories of supplies and materials; order office supplies as needed.
    • Maintain a schedule of appointments for the assigned area; schedule meetings and conference rooms and prepare agendas as requested.
    • Provide clerical support to and maintain schedule of appointments for assigned supervisor.
    • Responsible for various facets of the assigned department including but not limited to: performing bookkeeping tasks, maintaining accurate records of assigned budget(s), making travel and hotel arrangements following established guidelines; processing expense receipts for reimbursement, and helping plan events such as banquets, dinners, award ceremonies, etc.
    • Assist in all facets of the assigned department including but not limited to: preparing, processing, and tracking all purchase orders and payment authorizations and preparing items for board meeting.
    • Prepare required federal, state, and local reports; prepare, process, prepare correspondence, forms, manuals, schedules, and contracts as assigned; copy and distribute reports, documents, and information as required.
    • Receive, sort, and distribute mail and other documents to department staff.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
    • Participate in staff development training programs as directed.
    • Comply with the Employee Standards of Conduct.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    • None

    • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Proficient keyboarding, calculator, and file maintenance skills
    • Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation
    • Basic math skills
    • Ability to use personal computer and software to develop spreadsheets, data bases, and do word processing

    Equipment Used: Computer, printer, copier, fax machine, multi-line telephone


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Associate Degree (preferred)

    • Three (3) years successful clerical experience (preferred)
    • Experience in public school setting (preferred)

    • Maintain emotional control under stress
    • Work with frequent interruptions
    • Repetitive hand motions
    • Prolonged use of computer
    • Standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, and kneeling
    • Occasional moving and lifting of up to 30 lbs.

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