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Office Manager - HTS

Center for Urban Community services


The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for an Office Manager position at the CUCS’ Harlem Transitional Services. HTS’ Kelly Transitional Living Community is a 40- bed residence. It provides chronically street homeless individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse assistance in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. The Housing First/Harm Reduction Model is used to engage people who otherwise may not accept services. A multidisciplinary staff works collaboratively with the residents on their recovery, and housing goals. Staff receives extensive training in Evidence Based Practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment Interventions for substance abuse.


The Office Manager is responsible for ensuring the effective operation of all of the administrative support activities at the site. The Office Manager is expected to work closely with the Program Director to ensure that these activities effectively support the overall operation of the program. This individual must possess a good knowledge of office procedures and the ability to identify and address operational problems. The Office Manager is expected to exercise initiative and judgment and provide support and guidance to all administrative support staff.

Minimum Qualifications Required

High School Diploma or equivalent

3 years relevant experience

Strong word-processing skills including extensive experience with MS Word

Good spreadsheet skills
Good interpersonal and organizational skills

Good written and verbal communications skills

Ability to multi-task

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Supervisory experience preferred
Knowledge of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) a plus

Database experience a plus



Posted on 08/24/17; CVMHA ID #11362