8 hrs./day
12 month
Effective Date of Employment:
July 6, 2021

Application Deadlines:
April 16, 2021 –  4:00 p.m.

Application Procedures:
Internal and External Candidates:  Apply on-line at

Job Summary:

  1. Perform all duties in support of the building principal that include but are not limited to the following: communications (verbal, written) scheduling appointments/maintaining multiple calendars, maintaining the filing system, and performing computer operations that include word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.
  2. Serve in a confidential manner as it relates to information about parents, students, faculty and staff.
  3. Maintain an accurate record of the building budget including, bookkeeping, capital outlay, coding, purchasing, receiving and distributing supplies.
  4. Assist in maintaining accurate agenda and minutes for various meetings.
  5. Work directly with Assistant Administrator to register students for athletics, clubs and field trips.
  6. Support Office Administration and School Nurse as needed.
  7. Other duties as assigned by the principal.


  1. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate positively to students, staff and parents.
  2. Positive and enthusiastic personality.
  3. Ability to remain flexible and spontaneous under pressure.
  4. Word processing skills including knowledge of spreadsheet, database applications and PC.
  5. Strong skills in organization, creative thought and problem solving.
  6. Flexibility in dealing with new and changing conditions in the workplace.
  7. Proactive problem-solving skills.
  8. Outstanding communication skills.
  9. Demonstrated experience and proficiency working with a culturally, ethnically, racially and socioeconomically diverse school community is preferred.
  10. Ability to work in a fast-paced work setting.
  11. Experience with the following software programs: Budget, HR/payroll, Student Information, online payments
  12. Collaborative and able to work in a team environment.

Responsible To:
Building Principal

According to contractual agreement. (Group I)
Excellent benefits

District 196 is a public school district of choice located in the southern suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is the fourth largest school district in Minnesota, serving 30,000 students and more than 150,000 residents. The district’s 110 square miles encompass all or part of the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Inver Grove Heights and Lakeville, and Empire and Vermillion townships.
District 196 has 19 elementary schools (grades K-5); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies at the Minnesota Zoo for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center for students who are more successful in a non-traditional high school setting; a K-12 special education school for students with emotional and behavioral challenges, and a special education school serving young adults ages 18-21. The district also operates two learning centers that provide early childhood and Adult Basic Education, and offers robust community education programs and classes for life-long learners of all ages.
In District 196, the sky’s the limit. That’s because our committed team of educators is dedicated to helping learners explore the outer limits of their vast potential. District 196 is nationally recognized for providing boundless opportunities in which students can learn and grow. Whether they have an affinity for academics, arts and/or athletics, our goal is to expose students to the infinite possibilities that exist for their futures. Together, we encourage students each day to pursue excellence as they experience their exciting journey along the road of life.
 Equal Opportunity Employer
 As required by Title IX and other state and federal nondiscrimination laws, District 196 does not discriminate in employment or in any of its education programs and activities, including vocational opportunities, on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, age or genetic information. District 196 provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The Director of Human Resources, Tom Pederstuen (651-423-7859 – is the designated Title IX Coordinator and has also been designated to respond to employment-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Elementary Education, Sally Soliday (651-423-7782 – and the Director of Secondary Education, Michael Bolsoni (651-423-7712 – have been designated to respond to student-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Special Education, Janet Fimmen (651-423-7629 – has been designated to respond to inquiries concerning the rights of a student with a disability. The mailing address for all directors is 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount, MN 55068. Title IX inquiries may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the US Office for Civil Rights (OCR).