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Office Support Specialist~Senior

Company: Duluth Public Schools, ISD 709
Location: Duluth
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Office Support Specialist - Senior

Myers-Wilkins Elementary School

40 hours/week | 45 weeks/year

Monday - Friday | 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Starting Wage: $18.96/hr + Benefits

Join the Duluth Public Schools team, where we work to inspire every student to achieve their potential and prepare students to lead productive, fulfilling lives.


Duluth Public Schools is seeking an individual to under limited supervision, performs administrative support requiring a high degree of awareness, tact, creativity and initiative. A considerable amount of work performed involves directing or completing projects and resolving complex problems and work issues. This job class is distinguished as the third level within the Office Support Specialist series. This designation is responsible for complex staff support work activities. Work is often accomplished by directing and/or obtaining the assistance of other support staff. The scope and complexity of these positions requires an extensive knowledge of the office/school's operations. Frequently, the work activities performed can have district-wide impact and implications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and three years in advanced staff support.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • District policies, regulations, procedures and processes
  • Applicable state and federal rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Customer service principles and practices
  • District budgeting and payroll processing
  • Modern office methods, practices and procedures
  • Advanced to expert level personal computer operations and various software applications
  • Bookkeeping and payroll principles, practices and procedures

Skill Requirements:

  • Planning, organizing and setting work priorities and work independently with no immediate supervision
  • Communications, both oral and in writing
  • Maintaining confidentiality with sensitive information, issues and situations
  • Operating various office equipment
  • Interpreting, explaining and applying written and oral instructions, procedures and regulations
  • Determining priorities in the handling of unique and/or complex problems
  • Promoting public relations and dealing tactfully and diplomatically with staff, students and the general public
  • Maintaining confidentially with sensitive information, issues and situations

Additional Information:

To qualify for an interview, a passing score on the Office Support Specialist-Senior grammar/word processing and Excel spreadsheet is required. The Human Resources Department will contact you if you are selected to test.

In addition to rewarding career opportunities, Duluth Public Schools offers an excellent benefit package to employees who are hired into positions scheduled to work 24 hours/week or more. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:

Medical/Prescription Drug Plan with Health Reimbursement Arrangement

  • Single Coverage - District pays 100% of premium (FREE) + contributes $2,612.50 into HRA annually
  • Family Coverage - District pays 75% of premium (25% employee contribution) + contributes $5,225.00 into HRA annually

Dental Plan

  • Single Coverage - District pays 100% of Basic premium (FREE)
  • Family Coverage - District pays 25% of Premium

Life Insurance

  • District provides minimum of $50,000 of life insurance at no cost, employee may purchase supplemental life insurance

Long Term Disability

  • District-provided at no cost to employee

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employees may elect to contribute on a pre-tax basis to Health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts


  • The District contributes 7.25% of your total salary in the Public Employees Retirement Association) pension plan.
  • Employees may also elect to participate in Tax-Shelter Annuity options.

Time Off

  • Each bargaining unit contract defines time off provisions such as holidays, sick/personal leave, vacation, etc.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Kohel at 218-336-8722 or email christopher.kohel@isd709.org

Keywords: Duluth Public Schools, ISD 709, Duluth , Office Support Specialist~Senior, Other , Duluth, Minnesota

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