Administrative Manager Position Opening

The Administrative Manager is responsible for the smooth business administration of the Hawai‘i Wildlife Center. This is a full time position and an excellent opportunity to work for a new and exciting one of a kind wildlife conservation, response and rehabilitation organization in the Pacific islands region. You will be able to play an important role in the preservation of Hawai’i’s native wildlife, its natural richness and cultural heritage. Salary Range: $35,000 – $38,000 plus benefits


The Administrative Manager reports directly to the Center Director. Candidate must have:
•    A Bachelor’s Degree or higher
•    Three years or more of experience in office management or as an executive assistant
•    Must be proficient in QuickBooks or equivalent experience in bookkeeping systems.
•    Strong computer literacy inclusive of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
•    Experience with retail management and point of sales operating systems or the equivalent experience is necessary
•    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with coworkers and the public is required for this position
•    Strong work ethic and organizational skills are vital
•    A rigorous attention to detail is required.
•    Must maintain strict confidentiality in working with sensitive data, and possess excellent judgment in handling communications, expenses, budgets, other issues and personal relationships.
•    Must be a team player, who can build and maintain trust and confidence of Center Director and the management team.
•    A keen interest in conservation issues is a must.
•    Ability to talk with donors and participate in cultivation
•    Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
•    Must have or be able to obtain a valid Hawaii Drivers License with no record of major or repeated minor traffic offenses
•    Must be legally entitled to work in the United States


•    Daily administrative and executive assistance to support Center Director
•    Front desk and reception of public
•    Public and specialized tours, answer phones, take messages and make referrals
•    General office management and maintains office supplies and equipment
•    Human resource assistance
•    Health and safety program oversight
•    Maintain filing and database systems
•    Maintaining bookkeeping system and follow directives from accountant
•    Perform invoicing, bill payment and assist with financial reports
•    Volunteer management
•    Facilities and vehicle maintenance oversight
•    Retail store management
•    And other duties to provide professional organization and support of HWC operations.


•    Please email cover letter, resume with salary history and with three references to: