Secretary - 11 Month

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Wayne RESA
Position Details: 

Secretary (11 Month)

The successful candidate:

  • Maintains regular in-person attendance.
  • Performs duties in a consistently pleasant and professional manner with an appropriate personal appearance.
  • Adheres to all Board, departmental and organizational policies and procedures including relevant health and safety procedures.
  • Drafts correspondence, formats reports, and summarizes meeting notes as directed.
  • Performs general secretarial support services.
  • Participates in ongoing in-service skills development activities and training programs of a technical or professional development nature.
  • Uses technology to search, retrieve, and maintain data to generate reports (e.g. purchase orders, direct payments, timesheets).
  • Coordinates appointments, conferences, meetings, travel arrangements, etc; and is proficient in using the internet and electronic tools to do so.
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and/or provides support to meetings or group activities as specified by the Supervisor.
  • Maintains organized efficient documentation of department activities.
  • Responds to internal and external clients by provid­ing appropriate information as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates degree or two years of college credit preferred


  • Two (2) years minimum secretarial experience required

Skills and Training

  • Must be a team player and able to multi-task in fast paced environment
  • Must possess superior public relations and customer-service skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to process purchase orders and utilize e-mail and voice-mail systems.
  • Ability to take notes and minutes at meetings.
  • Familiarity with data bases, spreadsheets, internet browsers and presentation software.

*Testing Required:

  • Keboarding (typing) - 45 wpm
  • Tested Skills (Basic Word, Basic Excel, PowerPoint, Alpha Filing, Numeric Filing, Spelling)

*Applications will be screened and candidates will be notified by email if eligible to participate in the testing process.             
Compensation:   $32,343 - $43,769 - Grade 6, 11-month position (note: employees in an eleven (11) month position have a work schedule that includes an unpaid period of twenty (20) work days between July 1 and August 1)
and a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including health/dental/vision/life and long-term disability insurance. 18 paid holidays, generous time off and membership in the Michigan Public Schools Employee Retirement System The position is represented by the Local 1882, Wayne RESA Chapter. The current Collective Bargaining Agreement can be found here:

Application Process and Timeline: Internal and external applicants must complete and submit an online application at (Job ID #13260) by 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 in order to be considered.