Principal Clerk Typist

Posting Date: May 9, 2017

Closing Date: May 23, 2017

Provisional Appointment

Range:  R12 - Salary:  $34,628.13-$39,218.16

Under direction, does clerical work including typing of a complex and/or technical nature requiring knowledge of department laws, regulations, policies and procedures as well as the frequent exercise of independent judgment, and/or has charge of the work of a large clerical unit; does related work as required.

Requirements include two (2) years of typing experience which shall have included clerical work containing a relatively large proportion of difficult tasks.  Note:  Successful completion of a clerical training program with a minimum of 700 classroom-training hours or 30 semester hour credits in secretarial science from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of general experience indicated above.  Course work must include typing skills, methods and procedures, and other courses may include office procedures, word processing and business English.  In addition, the selected candidate must have experience working with MS Office and possess excellent communication skills.

As this is a provisional appointment, when announced by the NJ Civil Service Commission, the appointee will be required to file for, take and pass the examination for this title. 

If you are interested in applying and meet the minimum requirements, please submit a resume via e-mail to Julia O’Neill at   All resumes must be received by the closing date.

Newly hired individuals will be required to establish and maintain principal residency in the state of New Jersey within one year from the date of employment.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.