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SCHOOL DISTRICT CLERK
00400
Exempt




DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

This work calls for the exercise of mature business judgment in carrying out an established routine. Employees in this class are under general supervision of the trustees or board of education, which formulates policy and checks on the work by means of periodic reports. This work may involve use of stenographic skill in taking and transcribing minutes of board meetings.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

Records proceedings of all meetings of voters.

Gives notice of time and place of district meetings.

Attends all meetings of trustees or board of education and keeps a record of their proceedings.

Sorts, indexes, and files material alphabetically and numerically.

Posts to ledger accounts from expense and appropriation records.

Write vouchers and checks.

Keeps a record of all contracts and other legal forms.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Good knowledge of elementary account keeping procedures.

Some knowledge of modern business administration procedures, public personnel practice, governmental budgetary procedures, familiarity with the laws, regulations, practices and policies of the New York State school system.

Ability to present oral and written opinions clearly and concisely.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Three years of clerical experience of which one shall have involved keeping or auditing accounts and graduation from a standard senior high school; or,

Any satisfactory equivalent combination of the foregoing education and experience.

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