Specialist II, Generic

Category:  Support Staff
Job Function:  Clerical
Department:  Capital Improvements

Salary Schedule Range



The Specialist II is responsible for providing day-to-day oversight and performing a wide range of professional work in any one of a variety of specialized areas within a discipline such as Instruction, Accounting, Human Resources, etc. This position provides advice and assistance to District Leadership and other staff regarding information pertaining to the assigned area of responsibility. The Specialist II may have some supervisory responsibility of a clerical position.

Essential Duties

  • Manages the daily office functions of the assigned area of responsibility
  • Develops and oversees all function-related processes to ensure the office maintains a smooth, on-going workflow which may impact other departments
  • Monitors, interprets, and implements current laws, rules, and policies pertaining to area of responsibility
  • Works directly with District Leadership across multiple functions
  • Maintains relevant data within the SAP system to ensure accuracy
  • Guides the initiation and completion of complex projects and programs; Makes recommendations to management for implementation
  • Researches and recommends new processes, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the department and services performed
  • Undertakes projects as assigned by Executive Staff to support organizational initiatives
  • Develops and conducts presentations/trainings for other departmental leadership and staff relevant to area of responsibility
  • Serves as a primary point of contact for internal and external inquiries regarding other software systems used in conjunction with FCS systems
  • Receives and responds either verbally or in writing to inquiries from employees, departmental leadership, and other staff
  • Establishes and maintains files and documents as required by State and Federal Laws, State Department of Education Rules and Regulations, and Fulton County Board of Education Policies, where applicable
  • Generates reports for Executive Staff as required
  • Serves as a member of cross-functional committees
  • Attends trainings/conferences to keep abreast of current laws, trends, and best practices
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent


None required
Must be willing to acquire additional training as directed by manager

Experience Qualifications

Minimum 3 years of experience working in a related field required; Experience with SAP or other major Enterprise system preferred


  • Knowledge of laws, trends, and best practices relevant to assigned area of responsibility
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple tasks, projects and responsibilities
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with District and school personnel, the general public, and work with diverse groups of people
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office environment
Posting ID:  28422

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