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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4630 

Occ. Group: 114.387 

Word Processing Lead Worker

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 is performed in coordinating the work of other word processors in a major word processing center. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinates work schedules and assignments.

Provides assistance to other operators regarding capabilities of machine.

Inputs text into CRT terminal or keyboard to be stored on disks, cards, tapes, etc.

Revises text in machine as directed.

May type technical work containing mathematical equations, tables, charts, etc.

Organizes text into pleasing format.

Prints requested copies, envelopes, forms, etc. on one-unit machines or a separate printer.

Alters variables to produce accurate individual copies.

Maintains record files of imputed data.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of business English and arithmetic.

Knowledge of modern word processing equipment operation.

Knowledge of organizational rules, regulations, procedures and functions.

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Ability to assign, supervise, and inspect the work of others. 

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 including or supplemented by courses in secretarial studies. Responsible experience in a word processing capacity. 

  Date      Skill    Evaluation   
4/27/82      5     513021222

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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