What's it like to be an Office Manager?
Office Managers are responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of clerical and administrative tasks within an organisation.
Tasks and duties
- Ensuring appropriate budgets, staff and training are in place so the organisation runs smoothly.
- Hiring, training and supervising clerical and administrative support staff.
- Developing and managing the records, accounts and systems of an organisation.
Office Managers are instrumental to the efficiency of an organisation, and are usually organised, detail-focused individuals with excellent time management skills.
Organisations that employ Office Managers include hospitals, schools, universities, government, small business and financial organisations.
What can I earn as an Office Manager?
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How to become an Office Manager
- Complete a Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415) or Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515). These are typically one or two-year courses, with no minimum education requirement.
- If you are looking to advance your office management career, explore further opportunities for study, such as a Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) or a Bachelor of Business (Management).
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