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Office Manager

Office Manager

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Administrative / Clerical, Data Center Operations, Human Resources

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

The Office Manager coordinates administrative activities of an office or department within the boundaries of established policy and procedure. Responsible for purchasing of office supplies and the control of inventories within budget.



  • Coordinates administrative aspects of offices.
  • Ensures that appropriate office procedures and standards are developed, managed, and maintained. 
  • Looks for ways to improve office efficiency and cost effectiveness. 
  • Monitors work activities of office services personnel, including mail distribution, copy center, and/or basic maintenance and facilities management, etc. 
  • Keeps management informed of schedules, priorities, and problems. 
  • May investigate and negotiate contracts for best prices of office supplies; controls inventories of supplies. 
  • May make transportation and travel arrangements and may coordinate activities with travel agencies and airlines in the absence of a Travel Coordinator.
  • Does not typically have management responsibilities such as hiring, firing, performance appraisals, and pay reviews; however, may assist with such decisions and activities.




  • Strong knowledge of PC applications (MS Office Suite).
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, good time management and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present to both internal and external audiences.
  • Excellent Project Management analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidential standards.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; several years of college in business or liberal arts desirable.
  • Ability to control costs and analyze cost effectiveness of services and supplies.
  • Excellent planning, time management, communication, decision-making, presentation, organization, and interpersonal skills.