Classification and Compensation

IOWA STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
REGENTS MERIT SYSTEM

Class Title: CLERK TYPIST I
Class Code: 1061
Pay Grade: 503

General Class Description

Under direct supervision, performs routine typing or word processing assignments such as preparing standard forms, letters and cards, and performs related clerical work as required. Duties involve the use of personal computers, computer terminals, and a variety of software and conventional office equipment.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepares and types standard forms, lists, letters and other material from rough draft or transcribing machine, by detailed instructions or other source documents. Data entry of information into databases. 
  2. Does initial proofreading of various materials for typographical errors. 
  3. Sorts and files forms, reports, and correspondence alphabetically, numerically or by other predetermined classification. 
  4. Sorts and routes mail. 
  5. Checks forms, lists, questionnaires and related materials against established requirements and reports discrepancies. 
  6. Answers the telephone and greets guests, referring questions to appropriate persons. 
The tasks listed under the heading of Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in positions allocated in the class. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of office routines and functions sufficient to refer visitors and telephone calls and to route correspondence by name or functional area. 
  2. Skill in operating office equipment. 
  3. Skill in typing fast and accurately. 
  4. Ability to read, write and follow instructions. 
  5. Ability to learn to operate a personal computer or online systems and related software. 
  6. Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, and the public. 
  7. Ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately. 
  8. Ability to learn and perform clerical procedures. 

Class Specifications

Ability to type at a minimum speed of 40 net words per minute. 
Revision Effective: 2002-12-01
The tasks listed under the heading of Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in positions allocated in the class. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.
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