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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4186 

Occ. Group: 113.997 

Data Entry Lead Operator

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in supervising and participating in the tasks involved in the activities of alpha-numeric data entry operations, and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assigns and supervises work related to data entry operations.

Supervises and/or performs a variety of clerical tasks.

Instructs new employees in the established routines and procedures of machine operations and work details.

Plans the flow of work and initiates procedures in accordance with established plans and procedures.

Corrects error sheets and verifies entered data.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of business English and arithmetic.

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

Knowledge of the principles and methods of supervision.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques involved in the operation and care of data entry equipment.

Ability to perform a variety of responsible clerical tasks.

Ability to supervise and offer instructions to employees.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to satisfactorily perform on an alpha-numeric keypunch machine and/or on-line data entry terminal.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Experience in the operation of alpha-numeric keypunch and/or on-line data entry equipment. 

  Date     Skill         Eval             
10/1/80      4      512021123

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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