Administrative Support Professional-Communication/Marketing Department

TITLE:           Administrative Support Professional-Communications/Marketing Department

LOCATION:  Central Office


The Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) is a nationally recognized urban school district that serves approximately 22-000 students. With a Head Start program- three preschools- 30 elementary schools- 8 middle schools- and 5 college and career academies/high schools- the district serves a wonderfully diverse mixture of students. A remarkable 62 different languages are spoken in the homes of our students. To serve those students- the district employs approximately 3-650 staff- including more than 1-600 teachers.


The vision of the Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools is to be one of the Top 10 School Districts in the Nation. Our goal is that -Each student will exit high school prepared for college and careers in a global society- and at every level- performance is on track and on time for success.- To help our students achieve this goal- the district is implementing a district-wide initiative called Diploma+.


JOB GOAL: Provide administrative and secretarial support to assigned administrative personnel; compile information and implement assigned tasks and activities; and provide information- recommendations and/or direction as required by assigned administartor.



  • Provides a warm customer service environment whether in person or via phone to district stduents- staff and guests.
  • Receives incoming calls and communicates appropaite information to staff.
  • Assist with handling requets or elevating higher level issues to the appropaite level.
  • Accurately record and report all necessary information bbaring confidentially in mind.Prepare and process district forms as assigned.
  • Sucessfully performs routine data entry information utilizing established district systems.
  • Perfroms and assumes general clerical tasks as assigned which include- but are not limited to preparation of correspondence- forms- reports- caalenders and meeting preparations.
  • Work proactively with cross-functional staff and collaborate effectively with internal departments.
  • Performs all other duties assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong origanizational and time management skills



Speak clearly and concisely in written and oral form. Ability to write well. Maintain communication with all constituents including district staff. Utilize existing technology effectively in the performance of duties. Organize work efficiently in order to support the mission and vision of Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools.


REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written- oral- diagram- or schedule form.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read- analyze- and interpret general business periodicals- professional journals- technical procedures- or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal and external sources.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts including but not limited to discounts- interest- commissions- proportions- and percentages.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job- the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger- handle- or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Generally- the job requires 75% sitting- 15% walking and 10% standing. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision- distance vision- and ability to adjust focus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job is performed indoors in a generally clean and healthy climate controlled environment. The noise level is usually quiet.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituents including district staff.  Ability to maintain professionalism and respond appropriately in all situations. 




RATE OF PAY:  BASED ON USD 500 PAY SCHEDULE for Secretary Class 1




REPORT TO:  Director of Marketing and Communication


EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board`s policy.


**Applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date for this position**


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  The individual currently holding this position performs additional duties and additional duties may be assigned.  


Kansas City- Kansas Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  KCKPS does not discriminate on the basis of race- religion- color- national origin- sex- age- tenure- disability or any other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities as required by all applicable laws and regulations.




This job description has been approved by all levels of management:


Manager _______________________________________________


HR ___________________________________________________


Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements- essential functions and duties of the position.



Employee _____________________________ Date ____________

Job Start Date: NA
Applications Due By: 08/01/2019

Job Contact Information

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Employer Information

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools USD 500

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) is an exceptional urban system using an array of innovative teaching strategies to meet the diverse needs of our students with a vigorous professional development program designed to support our teachers.


Employer Address: 2010 N. 59th St. Kansas City, Kansas

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