UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

WORD PROCESSING OPERATOR 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7260 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Produce documents using word processing equipment in a word processing unit or office environment. Word processing tasks constitute at least 75 percent of total work effort.

BASIC FUNCTION

Operate word processing equipment to produce a variety of documents.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, produce documents such as manuscripts, correspondence, labels, reports, lists, fiscal/statistical information, tables and other documents from rough draft and machine dictation.

TYPICAL WORK

Input, revise, and print materials;

Proofread material, making corrections for sentence structure, spelling, grammar and punctuation and ensure accuracy through cross check of source documents;

Update and revise electronic files; prepare final documents;

Maintain disk/mainframe filing system including cataloging, coding and filing documents and instructions for future use;

Record word processing work flow activities and prepare reports;

May review job requests and systems' capabilities with persons initiating job requests;

May perform typing, filing and other secretarial/clerical duties;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Completion of a word processing training course

OR

equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 9-18-80
Revise Class: 7-1-91

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05