Secretarial Position - Animas Public Schools
Position: Secretarial Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Job Location: Animas High School
Beginning: Jul 15, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Animas Public Schools
Animas, NM 88020
Telephone: 505-548-2299
Job Description:
The Animas Public Schools, located in the "boot-heel" of New Mexico, is seeking qualified applicants who have a desire to be the "face" of the district.  This position requires daily interaction with the public, an ability to complete on-line data input, answering emails/phone, tracking/filing of student records, etc.

We are a small school district in a rural, agriculturally based community, located within a two hour drive to both Las Cruces, NM and Tucson, AZ.  We have a very strong staff, respectful students and strong parent/community involvement.  Additional benefits include:  a four-day school week, low cost on-campus employee housing, and higher than average salaries.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Coursework in business or technology from an accredited college or vocational school is preferred
  • Secretarial experience preferred
  • Previous experience in technology customer service preferred
  • Spanish speaking is a plus
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Advanced proficiency in personal computer use, data entry and current MS Office software
  • Excellent public relations and interpersonal skills in dealing with staff, students, parents, administrators and co-workers
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of specialized assignments requiring interpretation of work practices and accepted procedures
  • Ability to respond to technology help desk calls, troubleshoot problems, and refer advanced issues as needed
  • Ability to accurately compose correspondence, reports, and other documents
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential matters
  • Ability to perform essential job functions and job task requirements
The successful candidate must complete any and all endorsements/background checks prior to the end of probationary status. 

How to Apply:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Apply online at  by clicking the related links and attaching application to this position.
Interested internal applicants must submit a letter of interest to the superintendent.  Include qualifications for the position. 

Salary:  Based on current salary schedule and contract days.   
Please contact Superintendent Jeff Gephart for additional information or questions at: or 575-313-4341

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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