Attendance Coordinator (Uplift Peak)
Uplift Education - Irving, TX

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Under general supervision, in a school, responsible for the maintenance of all attendance records and the preparation of related reports.

  • Effectively utilize district technologies appropriate to the position and assumes responsibility for attending district training needed to successfully perform designated responsibilities as directed by supervisor.
  • Maintain regular attendance
  • Maintain attendance records and coordinates the receipt, checking and recording of student attendance ad the preparation of daily list of absentees
  • Verify absences by phoning parents
  • Post attendance to permanent ledgers
  • Comply with State law and charter policies and regulations
  • Prepare monthly child accounting, statistical, and enrollment reports
  • Prepare reports on special students
  • Collect, compile, compute and verify student daily attendance reports
  • Prepare and distribute correspondence regarding excessive student absences
  • May prepare enrollment and attendance related reports that contain sensitive and confidential information
  • May issue admits, early dismissal, study hall and other types of forms to students
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties and functions related to student enrollment and attendance
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff, and public agencies in support of the attendance program.
  • Other duties as assigned.


This position does not supervise other employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or GED. Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position preferred or 2 years general clerical and typing experience plus one year experience in a closely related area. Equivalent combination of education and experience. Spanish speaking, a plus.


Ability to read, analyze, and apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions in written or oral form. Ability to set priorities. Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, students, and parents.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to use basic office equipment. The ability to learn and use other software as necessary.


Criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable. Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization.


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use the wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time.


The work environment is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The environment requires close proximity to other employees, frequent interruptions, extended periods of time viewing a computer screen, and noise levels from moderate to high. There may be activity from other employees and students of a distracting nature.


Uplift Education, Inc. retains the right to change and/or modify the duties and essential functions of this position at any time. This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.