Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve.
In line with our commitment to disrupting systemic racism, we acknowledge that research shows that Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and women are significantly less likely to apply for some positions, believing they must meet every qualification as described in the job description. At NWRESD, we value representation, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We know that sometimes that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described below.
Position Title: Support Specialist
Department: Special Student Services
Location: Washington County Service Center
Compensation: Classified Salary Schedule - Range M
Bargaining Unit: Classified, OSEA
FTE: 1.0 - 250 days per year
Start date: ASAP
NW REGIONAL ESD'S MISSION STATEMENT: In partnership with the communities we serve, Northwest Regional ESD improves student learning by providing equitable access to high quality services and support.
This position provides specialized support for NWRESD’s Special Student Services Department. Monitors a wide range of information pertaining to contract management with multiple cross sector partners, registration and fees for early educator trainings, diverse communications for a variety of audiences, Requires independent accuracy, analysis, and attention to detail.
QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Reguired: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Skilled in database management, computer operations, Google Suite, Social Media Platforms, Virtual Meeting Platforms and use of Microsoft Office Suite – Intermediate level Word and Outlook use; Advanced Excel abilities (proficiency tests required); Presentation Software such as Google Slides
Advanced data entry skills and ability to manipulate data from information systems into Excel reports
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with co-workers, component school districts, other NWRESD staff, and the public
Ability to communicate accurately in writing including accurate spelling and grammar
Ability to work independently and make appropriate decisions regarding work methods and priorities while maintaining confidentiality
Ability to perform detailed tasks in an accurate and timely manner
Ability to make presentations before a diverse group of employees
Knowledge of record keeping methods and ability to set up and maintain efficient organizational systems
Ability to respond sensitively and appropriately to questions and complaints from the public, staff, other school districts and government agencies
Ability to coordinate multiple work projects
Experience with process review and realignment
Experience with event planning