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Job Title: Receptionist
Job Location: 1460 Craig Road, St. Louis, MO 63146
Beginning: Apr 01, 2019
Deadline: Feb 28, 2019**
District: EducationPlus
St Louis, MO 63146
Telephone: 314-692-1209
Job Description:
Job Title:  Receptionist
Reports to:  Director of Communications
Essential Functions:
  • Serve as company liaison with employees and representatives from member school districts, outside agencies and organizations, and others
  • Direct callers according to their needs; serve as greeter for guests and direct them to appropriate conference room or company contact
  • Ensure lobby is staffed at all times during normal operating hours
  • Assist outside groups with facility reservations, ordering food, room set up, etc.
  • Monitor building paper inventory and building and kitchen supplies and place orders for new stock when needed
  • Perform administrative work and support to the Communications and Learning Departments as needed.
  • Maintain calendars, set appointments, schedule meetings and workshops; monitor and make necessary adjustments as needed to the weekly conference room activities
  • Monitor the Communications Department budget and process receipts and invoices for all departments’ marketing materials
  • Perform other and related duties as assigned by the Director of Communications or other members of Cabinet that are in keeping with department/company goals
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Regular attendance is required to provide support to EducationPlus
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen, work in groups, communicate both verbally and non-verbally in a professional manner, negotiate with others, and solve problems
  • Requires movement about and within a department area
  • Operates computer hardware for programming or applications; stays abreast of changes in technology and participates in necessary training to maintain appropriate level of skill necessary for efficiency in position
  • Visually obtains information from computer monitor
  • Communicates with employees, members, vendors, suppliers, etc. via telephone, email and mail
  • Performs general math functions, including adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, computing percentages, discounts, and other mathematical functions commonly associated with accounting, procurement, business and finance office functions
Required Education/Experience/Certifications/Licensures:
  • High school diploma
  • Prior experience in a customer service role dealing with the general public
  • Requires the use of common sense understanding of instructions in written, oral or diagrammatic form; the ability to handle problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations; the use of general math; reading, writing, mathematical and computational skills, and conversing at a level commonly associated with a high school diploma
  • Competency in the use of computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Preferred Education/Experience/Certifications/Licensures:
  • Degree (Associates, Bachelors, etc.)
  • Experience as a secretary or administrative assistant, technical skills, reading, writing, mathematical and computational skills, and conversing at a level commonly associated with an Associates degree
  • Competency in the use of computer software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and other programs.
  • Experience in using social media platforms for marketing.
Physical Demands:
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or exerts up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or exerts a negligible amount of force constantly.  Must be able to perform duties that require sitting for extended periods of time during normal shift; must have excellent manual dexterity including the ability to perform repetitive motions; must be able to operate telephone, computer equipment, and various other pieces of office equipment

Travel Requirements:
Periodic travel to work sites within the membership area may be required.

Expected Hours of Work:
Normal operating hours for this position are 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, unless it is determined by administration that hours should be different. Some evening or weekend work may be required on a periodic basis.

Term of Employment:  Full Time, 10 ½ months per year (no work second half of June, and all of July)

Salary and Benefits:  $19.29 per hour; full benefits, including retirement

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