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Office Assistant

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General Description

Prerequisite: Approval of office secretary

The objective of this course is to practice responsibility, confidentiality, punctuality, and time management while performing various clerical tasks in a school office.  Students work with administrators, office personnel, the public and with other students. Students are expected to maintain a business office atmosphere. A pass/fail grade will be issued. Note: Students may not receive credit for more than one assistant position per semester.


Tasks include:

  • answering telephones
  • filing
  • typing, duplicating materials
  • and running errands as needed