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1426 Senior Clerk Typist: As-Needed Substitute Pool 2021-2022

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile. Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

  • Student-centered: We put students’ needs first
  • Fearless: We persist through challenges
  • United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths
  • Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community
  • Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person

We are also inspired by Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives.SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As aCORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.


Under general supervision, the 1426 Senior Clerk Typist performs difficult and specialized typing and office clerical work in connection with the preparation and maintenance of a wide variety of operating, financial, purchasing, accounting and similar records and reports; may supervise a small group of subordinate typing and clerical personnel engaged in varied clerical work; and performs related duties as required. Requires responsibility for: interpreting, carrying out and enforcing existing departmental methods and procedures in connection with office operations; making regular contacts with other departmental personnel, the general public and outside organizations relative to office operations; preparing, checking and reviewing detailed and important office operational records and reports.


  • May assign, supervise and review the work of subordinate clerical typing personnel in the performance of routine and somewhat varied clerical tasks
  • May supervise and participate in the maintenance of a large variety of detailed clerical records, reports and similar materials
  • Independently composes correspondence relative to standard or routine office operations
  • Compiles and condenses technical and statistical data from various sources which requires an understanding of problems and terminology involved and relevant rules and regulations governing such activities
  • Prepare correspondence as required including letters, memos, and faxes for internal and external distribution
  • Research and communicate status to/from vendors and District personnel of deliveries, and or payment invoices via telephone and professional e-mails
  • Maintain office filing system, equipment, and supplies
  • Manually record daily attendance and process biweekly payroll
  • Keeps District phone directory records up to date
  • Provide all levels of administrative support as directed by Supervisor
  • Receives and communicates with the general public in connection with providing information of departmental activities and/or directs them to the appropriate personnel
  • Operates various office machines
  • Checks and reviews a variety of documents for sufficiency and conformance to established standards and requirements
  • Ability and flexibility to travel to all SFUSD sites


This is a Temporary Exempt (TEX) appointment type.

This is an as-needed position which may report on site and/or virtually.


Hiring for this substitute pool position is not done on a regular basis. We will keep all applications and resumes on file and contact qualified applicants when openings are available.

Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years of verifiable clerical experience including at least one year at a level comparable to a 1424 Clerk Typist. Experience must have included preparing and maintaining a wide variety of documents and reports, public contact, checking and reviewing documents for completeness, and performing mathematical computations. Working as a sales clerk or restaurant help does not qualify.


Substitution: A recognized clerical training program of 240 hours or the equivalent of 15 semester units in graded clerical college units may substitute for up to 6 months of experience.

What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive hourly rate of $25.21 commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

How to Apply

  • Visit and create a new account to begin your application.
  • If you have previously applied to a job on JobAps, you will be prompted to “select an application to copy;” please select any previous application: you will have the opportunity to update the application and your resume; if you have not previously applied you will be prompted to create a new account
  • You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, list of professional references and any applicable credentials or licenses
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.

For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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