Principal's Administrative Assistant - Sheridan County School Disctrict 2 - Sheridan, WY

Sheridan County School Disctrict 2

Sheridan County School District 2 is seeking a positive, professional, and motivated Administrative Assistant to join the Sheridan High School team!


  • High School Diploma
  • Budget Skills, Computer Skills, and Office Machine Skills

REPORTS TO: Principal

JOB GOAL: Communicate and implement budget requests, and promote the effective and efficient operation of the Principal’s office.

SUPERVISES: Secretary personnel and office paraprofessionals.


The secretary must possess and demonstrate effective communication skills as he/she exchanges information, gives/receives instructions, responds to inquiries, completes forms, prepares correspondence, and write legibly. The secretary must demonstrate knowledge of grammatical structure, spelling, and vocabulary.


The secretary has regular contact with patrons, students, and staff; interprets and translates facts and information; explains situations and issues; identifies alternative courses of action; maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.


  • Responsible for the Principal’s correspondence and reports.
  • Help with office needs such as phone service, office machines, communication, and mail.
  • Responsible for assisting students and teachers when requested.
  • Responsible for issuing keys at Sheridan High School and keeping an accurate record of all keys.
  • Define areas of needed improvement in the management of the office.
  • Supervise classified office personnel.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality.
  • Help communicate between principal and teachers by relaying messages as needed.
  • Assist with organizing and getting substitutes if needed.


Employment relationship with the District is at will and of indefinite duration. Approximately 220 days, eight hours per day; salary and fringe benefits to be set by the Board of Trustees.

Job Category: Classified

Exemption Status: non-exempt

Days/year: 220

Hours/day: 8

Insurance Eligibility: full-time insurance

Contract position: no

Placement on any of the Classified (Hourly) Wage Schedules for all new employees will be based solely on an individual’s years of job-related experience:

  • School district experience (full time) = One (1) year of job-related experience equals one (1) step on the wage schedule, up to step seven (7)
  • School district experience (substitute) & non-school district experience = three (3) years of job-related experience equals one (1) step on the wage schedule, up to step seven (7)
  • placement beyond step seven (7) requires approval from the Superintendent

Upon board approval, eligible staff move one (1) step on the wage schedule annually, except in those years when the Board of Trustees sets a wage freeze due to budget constraints.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.

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guideline for candidates and hiring committees. All job postings shall be open for a minimum of five days before they are filled. Once five days have elapsed, committees may begin selecting, interviewing, and hiring qualified candidates. An application is not a guarantee for an interview. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early, as job postings may close sooner than the listed close date.

This job description serves as a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act exemption status(exempt/non-exempt from overtime) is designated by position. Sheridan County School District No. 2 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.


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