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Title Code: 4510
Scientific Clerk Typist
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
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY 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 scientific typing and general office duties. Performs other duties as assigned.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Types scientific, technical and/or mathematical papers, articles, manuscripts, etc.
Types documents containing a large number of complex, sophisticated scientific and/or mathematical formulas.
Makes entries on forms, lists, cards, etc.
Files and retrieves information such as records or documents.
Makes copies using wet or dry devices.
Acts as receptionist.
May oversee, direct, or check work of student workers, temporary employees, and/or lower level clerical employees.
May operate a word processor.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to interpret and apply instructions given orally.
Ability to plan and organize work.
Ability to work with numbers and mathematical codes and symbols.
Desire to learn scientific typing.
Ability to express oneself orally.
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. High school graduate or equivalent; type 55 wpm; will train to use an AM Varityper Machine.
Date Skill Eval
5/1/83 4 5220212120
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.