Receptionist - Hays High School

Posting Dates: July 31, 2022 to August 21, 2022

Job Description: 

 Receptionist – Hays High School
Job Description

Starting Salary: $12.06/hr
Schedule: Monday through Friday
Benefits:  Full Single Medical, Dental, and Basic Life are District Paid.  Vision and other ancillary plan options. State Retirement Plan plus optional 403b Retirement with 2% matching.  Paid Sick Leave.

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Purpose:   To provide administrative support to Hays High School administration and faculty.

Responsible to:  Hays High School Building Administrators

  1. High school diploma or equivalency.
  2. Experience preferred.
  3. Serve as a role model for high school students.
  4. Communicate with students, staff, and public in a helpful, positive, and patient manner.
  5. Knowledge of computer usage and software.
  6. Ability to learn computer software with ease.
  7. Accurate in working with all data, including numbers.
  8. Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job.
  9. Organized, self-directed worker, cooperative, dependable, exemplary attendance at work.
  10. Courteous, helpful, and willing to be flexible in job duties.
  11. Ability to adjust and adapt to new situations.
  12. Communicate clearly and work collaboratively with staff and community.
Essential Job Functions:
  1. Assist teachers, administrators, support staff, students, and visitors.
  2. Answer phones, distribute messages to students and teachers, and greet the public.
  3. Manage facility use calendar and requests
  4. Maintain and update Hays High calendar on district web calendar
  5. Responsible for all announcements and bulletins.
  6. Prepare weekly “Hays High Happenings”
  7. Send Parent emails and calls
  8. Work with student aides.
  9. Visitor Check in system (School Gate Guardian)
  10. Receive and distribute postal and inter-school mail.
  11. Enter attendance into PowerSchool.
  12. Send transcripts upon request.
  13. Copier usage reports and copier assistance to staff
  14. Other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions:
  1. Cross-train with other high school clerical staff.
  2. Send Driver Ed communications
  3. Filing as necessary
  4. Create Locker List
  5. Create/post/update forms in Big Chief
  6. Assist registrar with billings/mailings
Physical Requirements:
  1. Secretarial staff should be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.
  2. Must be able to have lengthy computer posture and sit at a workstation most of an eight hour workday.
  3. Must have manual dexterity for consistent and accurate computer input.
  4. Must be capable of dealing with a consistent high level of activity with numerous interruptions.
  1. The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the district.
  2. The employee shall not smoke on school grounds or in district vehicles at any time.
  3. The employee shall serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings.
Term of Employment:
  1. At will.
  2. Regular attendance is required of all employees subject to allowed leave in accordance with district policy.
  3. Selected candidate must pass background check.
  4. Selected candidate must provide health and inoculation certificate.
  1. Performance effectiveness evaluated in accordance with provisions of Kansas Statutes and USD 489 Board of Education policy.
  2. Evaluation will be the responsibility of the supervisor.


Administrative, Support & Clerical