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Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. Excel Center Hammond - Office Manager (Full Time) in Hammond, Indiana

Excel Center Hammond - Office Manager (Full Time) - Hammond, IN

Excel Center Hammond - Office Manager (Full Time)

  • 12-Jan-2021 to 12-Mar-2021 (EST)

  • Hammond, IN, USA

  • Salary

  • Full Time

Store Discount, Vacation, Holidays, Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement & Retirement Savings Options

Position Advertisement: High School - Office Manager

The Excel Center Northern Indiana is a high-quality, free, public high school for adult learners 18 and older. We provide coursework toward completing the required credits for students to earn an Indiana Core 40 diploma (not a TASC/GED/HSE program). Our students benefit from a structured learning environment with direct/ face-to-face instruction, an accelerated format, small classes and individualized attention that meets the unique needs of adult learners. All students are assigned a life coach providing academic and personal counseling to support students pursuing their goals. Our staff have a significant impact on the lives of students seeking a second chance to change their lives. The Excel Center also requires students to earn industry-recognized certificates and/or dual credit college courses. We are seeking a dynamic and innovative team to assist in this endeavor.


The Office Manager is responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations, procedures and resources to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency of The Excel Center. Works closely with the Director, Excel network staff, Excel school staff and students to manage and maintain orderly operations for the school.

Essential skills include: language skills, writing skills, reasoning ability and computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the Internet. Position requires strong focus on customer service with a can-do, professional attitude and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.


  • Bachelor degree or Certified Office Manager not required but preferred

  • 3-5 years of office management experience


  • Bi-lingual Spanish language skills strongly desired

  • Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism and a willingness to make a good first impression

  • Flexible, adaptable, embraces change in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrates empathy in difficult situations and uses discretion in sharing information

  • Is knowledgeable and informed regarding The Excel Center to provide prospective students and visitors with correct and appropriate information

  • Effective at multi-tasking, and flexible and adaptable to changing work priorities and schedules

  • Ability to gather and analyze data to make informed decisions

  • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google Applications Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and web browsers


Office Manager

  • Participate in administrative leadership meetings

  • Manage departmental relationships to coordinate any needed work orders security, housekeeping, maintenance

  • Manage bus pass orders and distribution

  • Coordinate travel arrangements

  • Collect and distribute mail daily

  • Ordering, maintaining, and inventory tracking of office equipment and supplies

  • Create and maintain staff directory and center calendar

  • Acts as a liaison between students, enrollees, families, staff and community partners

  • Identify vendors, evaluate services and costs, narrow vendor selection and make appropriate business recommendation

  • Collaborate with other Office Managers in The Excel Network to share best practices

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