Clerk to the School Board

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
FCPS offers excellent health and retirement packages
Posted
Oct 24, 2022
Closes
Nov 28, 2022
Function
Administrative
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Description:

Performs a wide range of highly responsible and confidential work as principal administrative operations manager and staff assistant for the School Board Office and School Board members, which includes the Board chair; oversees maintenance and assists in preparing official records of the Board; manages all administrative functions of the Board, to include follow through on directives from the Board, support for committees, drafting of business correspondence, and responding to/interacting with internal and external stakeholders; conducts research on complex matters related to administrative/operational aspects of the office to include collecting information and data, completing analysis, and organizing/distributing results to Board; acts in the legal capacity of clerk of the School Board.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Six (6) years of progressively more responsible experience as a confidential executive assistant, as a chief of staff, or in other senior-level management support role, three (3) years of which shall have required independent judgment, oversight/supervisory responsibilities.
  • Experience responding to local or state officials and/or the general public.
  • Experience with research, analysis, and writing.
  • Must be a Virginia certified notary public OR become a certified notary public within two months of hire.
  • Must be available to work evenings when School Board meetings are in session, as required.
  • Must become bonded in the amount of $10,000, to be paid by the School Board, after hire.
  • Knowledge of issues and trends affecting current PreK-12 education.
  • Familiarity with practices, procedures, and policies of the School Board and its administrative office.
  • Ability to respond to and work collaboratively and professionally with all levels of staff, local and state officials, and the general public, handling sensitive and confidential concerns.
  • Ability to compile, synthesize, analyze, and interpret data to reach sound conclusions and determine priorities.
  • Proficiency in the use of office technology, including spreadsheet, presentation, and desktop publishing software.
  • Ability to work independently with effective organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet time constraints and deadlines.
  • Ability to facilitate communications among the School Board, staff, and the general public. Ability to communicate in a manner that is clear, informative, and accessible - both verbally and in writing - to multiple audiences and stakeholders, using correct grammar, punctuation, and content structure.

Preferred

  • Master's degree in business, political science, government relations, or public or educational administration.
  • Experience with Robert's Rules of Order procedures and Virginia FOIA and Code requirements.
  • Experience supporting a private or public governing board or official body. Understanding of Robert's Rules of Order.

Interested candidates should apply online:

https://careers.fcps.edu/gateway.htm?&tg=supp&req=18620BR

Equal Opportunity Employer

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