The Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf (ENCSD), located
in Wilson, North Carolina provides specialized instruction for
deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind students. ENCSD was founded
in 1964 and serves the 54 easternmost counties in North Carolina.
As a part of the NC Department of Public Instructions Education
Services for the Deaf and Blind; the mission is to provide
individualized comprehensive educational, vocational, and
residential programs for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind
students leading to productive, independent, and successful
The major purpose of this position is to provide
clerical/secretarial services to the School Principal. This
position entails managing calendars, opening mail, scheduling
meetings and interviews, scheduling observations and conferences,
typing correspondence, completing travel authorization forms &
reimbursement forms, typing, troubleshooting IT issues, preparing
work orders & distributing minutes, and maintaining data entry on
student information in the PowerSchool software platform. This
position provides clerical/secretarial services to all members of
the K-12 Academic Program working directly under the School
This is a 12-month position that follows the Academic
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Working knowledge of computer software.
Possess long and short-term memory.
Possess strong mental concentration with quick change from one
task to another.
Ability to quickly analyze situations and make decisions.
Visually attend to the secretarial/clerical duties.
Maintain high standards of personal integrity.
Perform simple mathematical computations.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written
Effective sign language skills, in order to communicate with
students and staff.
Ability to file accurately.
Ability to communicate effectively, courteously, and tactfully
with all people.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
as necessitated by work assignments.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete duties effectively
Ability to perform duties and functions independently with
Ability to effectively and efficiently change activities.
Ability to use correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Ability to compose effective and appropriate correspondence
Ability to schedule appointments and meetings.
Ability to answer questions about the organization and its
Possess considerable typing speed and accuracy.
Considerable knowledge of modern office procedures and
appropriate format of letters, memos, reports, etc.
Ability to perform duties that require close visual attention
for lengthy periods of time (i.e. typing, proofing, computer
Considerable knowledge of word processing skills, spread sheets
and database creation and maintenance.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of
knowledge, skills, and abilities gained through at least two years
of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent
combination of training and experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with PowerSchool
experience and American Sign Language (ASL) skills.
Supplemental and Contact Information
**** Please follow instructions to apply on-line (
www.oshr.nc.gov ) .
Technical Support questions pertaining to NEO Gov please call
Due to the volume of applications received, we cannot provide
feedback as to the status of your application via telephone call.
To check the status of your application after submittal, please
sign in to your state application account on line. It can take
approximately 5-8 weeks to fill a position. If you do not receive a
telephone call to schedule an interview, please feel free to apply
for other jobs of interest and qualifications. We thank you for
your interest in employment at Eastern NC School for the Deaf and
wish you success in your job search.
The Department of Public Instruction selects applicants for
employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities
without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion,
age, disability, political affiliation or political influence .
*Degrees must be from an appropriately accredited
*Pre-employment drug testing and criminal background checks are
required for all positions at Eastern NC School for the Deaf.
*Applicants seeking Veterans Preference for employment with
State Government must attach either a Form DD-214.
*The work experience section on the application must be
completed ~~ resume in lieu of work experience will not be
*The following question must be answered on the application in
order to be considered: # 8. Have you ever been convicted of an
offense against the law other than a minor traffic violation?