Administrative Assistant (28 hours/week)

Missouri Department of Elem Blue Springs, MO
Job Opportunity Notice

Administrative Assistant (28 hours/week)

Annual Salary: $18,936

Part-time, benefited position

Misssouri Assistive Technology

Office of Special Education


All applications MUST be submitted electronically to be considered for the review process. Complete the employment application at Once on The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website, complete the "Apply Now" information to the right, then click "Apply for this Position". This will direct you to the online application. Attach a scanned copy of college transcripts (if applicable for the position) with the application. An e-mail confirmation will be sent once the application is received electronically.

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for employment. Failure to include transcripts (when required for the position) with your application will eliminate the application from the review process.


High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred.

Proven experience as an administrative assistant.

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)


Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, Word and Access).

Experience working with databases.

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work.

Attention to detail and problem solving skills.

Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.


Transfer data from paper formats into multiple computer database systems.

Verify data by comparing it to source documents.

Update existing data.

Sort, organize and file paperwork after entry.

Answer and direct phone calls, emails and other communications to appropriate staff members.

Assist in preparation of regularly scheduled reports.

Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.

Develop and update administrative systems to make them more efficient.

Other projects and tasks as directed.


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573) 751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at

To Our Applicants with Disabilities: For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619. Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

TTY/TDD users: Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.