Office Manager administers office activities and services including the supervision of office staff to achieve maximum productivity and expense control. Develops procedures and policies for administrative activities, such as records maintenance, document preparation, mail distribution, reception, and other related internal operations. Being an Office Manager purchases and maintains office equipment and supplies. Tracks and analyzes operational costs. Additionally, Office Manager coordinates delivery of office services with other departments. Recruits and trains office support staff. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a senior manager. The Office Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be an Office Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.