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A highly talented Secretary with huge experience in performing a variety of general office clerical duties and providing secretarial support service for administrative functions.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Great knowledge of office practices and procedures; business correspondence; recordkeeping systems; office machine operation; English grammar including usage and composition; telephone etiquette.
Exceptional ability to perform filing, receptionist, recordkeeping and other related clerical tasks.
Strong ability to exercise judgment and tact in dealing with the public and other employees.
Excellent ability to work under minimal supervision and prioritize work.
In-depth ability to clearly explain policies, procedures and regulations.
Remarkable ability to identify and correct errors in English usage, sentence structure and punctuation; perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Profound ability to provide direction to other clerical personnel.
Strong ability to work with a variety of people.
Remarkable ability to speak and understand the English language.
Proven ability to take and record dictation for letters, reports, and other correspondence and to transcribe these notes into finished copy, depending upon position.
In-depth ability to type correspondence and other documents in a variety of formats on a typewriter or personal computer from clear copy or rough drafts at a minimum of 35 words per minute or a speed necessary for successful job performance.
Uncommon ability to successfully pass various performance tests appropriate to position.
Excellent ability to use word processing equipment and/or software applications on personal computer.
Demonstrated ability to use personal computer to set up and enter data using computer applications.
Profound ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include sitting for extended periods of time and operating assigned office equipment.
Immense ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Strong ability to operate assigned equipment.
Enviable ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Stargham Private Schools, Tarrytown, NY 2000 - Present
Central Office Secretary
Serve as secretary to the assigned supervisor; greet visitors and answer telephone, provide information; keyboard correspondence and related matters; prepare and maintain files and records.
Prepare general correspondences, memorandums, reports, schedules, purchase orders and other materials from rough draft, copy, marginal notes or verbal instruction.
Answer correspondence as directed by supervisor.
Maintain appointment calendar, schedule appointments, conferences, and meetings.
Check and review a variety of data for accuracy, completeness and conformity to established standards and procedures.
Collect and prepare data for records and reports.
Maintain records and generate appropriate reports.
Compile and produce statistical information and reports.
Make arithmetical calculations.
Requisition supplies and materials for office and office copy equipment.
Maintain financial transactions of office funds.
Receive, route, sort, and process mail.
Perform multi-pragmatic tasks successfully.
Maintain filing system as required by supervisor.
Operate standard office equipment to include word-processing and data processing equipment, copiers, laminators, etc.;
Maintain confidential information of office related information.
Attend in-services training to improve skills and knowledge of office work.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Comply with and support school and division regulations and policies.
Model non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
Perform related tasks as assigned by building administrator(s) in accordance with the school/policies and practices.
Stargham Private Schools, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2000
Collected, counted, and disbursed money, did basic bookkeeping and complete banking transactions.
Communicated with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders and address complaints.
Answered telephones, directed calls and took messages.
Compiled, copied, sorted, and filed records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.
Completed and mailed bills, contracts, policies, invoices, or checks.
Operated office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers.
Computed, recorded, and proofread data and other information, such as records or reports.
Maintained and updated filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.
Opened, sorted and route incoming mail, answered correspondence, and prepared outgoing mail.
Reviewed files, records, and other documents to obtain information to respond to requests.
New York University, NY Associate Degree in Secretarial Studies (1997)