Assistant Manager - Senior Center Program

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/10/2022 7:57 PM)
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Responsible for providing direct office administrative assistance and program management assistance to the Senior Center Manager or department head, relative to the overall services and operation of the senior center.


  • Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned staff.
  • Recommends selection of staff, trains staff, and provides for their professional development. Administers corrective action or performance improvement as required.
  • Coordinates staff services and facilitates weekly huddles to ensure effective communication pertaining to services provided in the community.
  • Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls, providing information, which may require the interpretation of policies and procedures; takes messages or refers the caller to the proper person in the absence of the customer service specialist
  • Researches and compiles a variety of informational materials from sources both inside and outside the office; summarizes such information as directed.
  • Composes drafts and a wide variety of finished documents from notes, brief instructions, or prior materials; inputs and retrieves data or prepares reports using an on-line or personal computer system.
  • Attends to a variety of office administrative details, such as processing of purchase orders, travel, meeting and conference arrangements, equipment purchase, repair, and personnel document preparation.
  • Initiates specified correspondence independently for signature by the appropriate staff member. Reviews finished materials for completeness, accuracy, and format to ensure compliance with policies and procedures, and appropriate language usage.
  • Follows up on projects, transmits information, and keeps informed of division activities.
  • Schedules and arranges for meetings; organizes own work, sets priorities and meets critical deadlines.
  • May assist in the kitchen when needed.
  • Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
  • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.


High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); Apprenticeship program or other post high school course work, AND four (4) years of experience in recreation and/or cultural facility or community programs.


Knowledge of:

  • Supervisory, operations, and budget management practices.
  • Standard office administrative and secretarial practices and procedures, including filing and business letter writing.
  • Operation of common office equipment, including computer equipment.
  • Policies and procedures related to the unit to which assigned.
  • Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.
  • Business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals.
  • Record keeping principles and practices.
  • Customer service and public relations methods and practices.
  • Computer applications related to assigned duties and activities.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.


Skill in:

  • Managing budget and grant compliance and adjustments relative to the needs of the grant or budget account.
  • Providing varied secretarial and office administrative assistance to management, supervisory and professional staff.
  • Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up assignments with a minimum of direction.
  • Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment with established guidelines.
  • Composing correspondence independently or from brief instructions.
  • Organizing and maintaining accurate records and files.
  • Making arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy.
  • Operating standard office equipment, including computer equipment.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
  • Providing customer services in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Using software applications related to assigned functions.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written forms.



  • New Mexico Driver’s License.


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