Now hiring part-time office manager

Updated June 21, 2021

Opportunity Description

Center for Policy Research (CPR) is seeking a part-time office manager to provide support to CPR staff on various projects. The office manager works collaboratively with other CPR researchers and manages the day-to-day business operations. This position is ideal for candidates who are self-motivated and desire work flexibility. Hours are flexible; a minimum of 20 hours a week is required for essential job functions, with additional hours available for providing project support to researchers as desired. The expected hourly pay for this position is $20-22, DOE, plus an excellent benefits package, including PTO,  retirement (401k), and HRA.

Essential Duties  


  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Payroll
  • Fiscal Contract Management
  • Budget Creation and Tracking
  • Quarterly and Annual Reports to Board of Directors
  • Annual Audit Preparation and Facilitation


  • Administrative Support to Key Staff
  • Report and Other Document Preparation, including formatting and proofreading
  • Website Maintenance
  • Response to Inquiries
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Organize and Maintain Office Records

Office Management

  • Coordinate Building and Office Systems Maintenance
  • Manage and Order Supplies
  • Liaison with IT and Facility Contractors

 Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years of office management or administrative experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  • Experience with government grants/contracting preferred

Required Skills

  • Advanced skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Advanced skills in accounting software, preferably with QuickBooks
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-directed, independent and pro-active, with a strong ability to identify areas to support other staff
  • Strong problem-solving skills


 How to Apply

Please send: (1) a cover letter, (2) your resume, and (3) three professional references to No phone calls, please.