Employee Support Services Assistant

Apply for the position, Employee Support Services Assistant, with USD 489 today or contact Bonnie Abell for more information. Posted May 13, 2022.


Unified School District No. 489

Employee Support Services Assistant

Immediate Opening; will be open until filled.


12 Month Classified Employee, 241 Work Days per year, 248 Paid Days per year

Central Office Clerical - Level 2, $13.76/hour.


  • Full District Paid Single Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Free Annual Eye Exams with Medical Coverage
  • Ancillary and Voluntary offerings include Vision Materials Coverage
  • District Paid Basic Life Insurance, Voluntary Life
  • Short Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Identify Theft Insurance
  • Flexible Spending options for Medical Expenses and Dependent Day Care
  • District contribution to Health Saving Account
  • District contribution to 403b retirement plan in addition to KPERS - State of Kansas Retirement
  • Paid Time Off (Sick Leave and Vacation Leave)
  • Seasonal Breaks, Weekends, (Paid) Holidays Off

Reports to:
Assistant Superintendent of Business Services & Departmental Leadership.

Job Summary:
The Employee Support Services Assistant will provide tier one support to employees seeking assistance with Human Resources and Payroll needs handled by the Business Services Team.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Answers and directs departmental phone calls and walk-ins; educates/redirects employees to self-service resources as applicable.
• Ensures that District Job Postings are accurate and up to date on all recruiting platforms; works with FHSU Careers Department to communicate job opportunities most suited to students.
• Manages screening and onboarding process for all Substitute employees; acts as primary point of contact for all Substitutes.
• Assists with monthly billing reconciliation of associated District benefit carriers.
• Assists with Short Term Disability administration as needed.
• Assists with employee timesheet submissions.
• Assists with communication strategies to keep employee informed on various topics.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must have high school diploma or equivalency.
  • Prior administrative assistant experience preferred.
  • Prior human resource and/or payroll experience preferred.
  • High proficiency with Office 365 Suite of Applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Must be highly computer literate and able to quickly learn and navigate various applications.
  • Must have the capacity to grasp and adjust to new and changing situations.
  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job performance.
  • Must be courteous, helpful, and willing to be inconvenienced to get the job done.
  • Must have the ability to collaborate and work effectively with coworkers and community.
  • Must observe and follow District policies at all times.
  • Must remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit at a workstation most of an eight-hour day.
  • Must have manual dexterity for continual computer input.
  • Must be able to occasionally move, lift, carry, up to 30 pounds.

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Employee Support Services Assistant
Full Time
Bonnie Abell
May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022
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