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Posted November 20, 2017

Siembra Leadership Academy

Office Manager

Siembra Leadership High School

Office Manager


Job Announcement


Siembra Leadership High School is looking for smart, committed, hardworking, people who are interested in efforts to improving the education for students and families in the Southwest quadrant of Albuquerque.  We are looking to hire creative, energetic staff members who are enthusiastic about doing things differently to help build a new model of education.    


Siembra Leadership High School Mission Statement


The mission of Siembra Leadership High School (SLHS) is to prepare academically underserved students for entrepreneurial careers that reflect the values and needs of the Westside and South Valley Communities through collaboration with entrepreneurs, and an emphasis on social, emotional and intellectual growth.


Job Description


The SLHS Office Manager updates Computer Database, assists with travel arrangements, prepares and distribute reports, correspondence and other documents, provides substitute coverage as requested by immediate supervisor, handles internal and external telecommunications by receiving and relaying calls and answering routine inquiries,  drafts routine correspondence, maintains and update files and records, cumulative records and  student attendance records, tabulates and posts data, assists other office personnel, schedules and arranges for meetings and schedules, and maintains calendars, supervises Student Aides, receives and relays visitors to the office as appropriate, handles routine paperwork by sorting, routing, gathering signatures and follows through on various dispositions,  maintains supplies and materials for office and receives   deliveries and assists in maintaining annual equipment inventory. 


Candidate assists with 40, 80, and 120 compliance data, develops and maintains student records, registrar, and HR functions, works with financial director to create and develop internal controls.

Main Responsibilities


 Financial Reporting

  • Monthly bank reconciliation

 Purchasing and Accounts Payable

  • Submit Requisitions to School Head
  • Enter approved Requisitions in APTA

  • Collect W9 forms

  • Verify time reported for services by vendors

  • Enter invoices upon receipt of items and/or services
  • Print warrants for School Head to sign

  • Mail signed checks
o Maintain purchasing and accounts payable files

 Payroll

  • Collect time sheets, verify time reported, and delivery to Business Manager

 Cash receipts

  • Collect cash and issue receipt
  • Deposit cash

  • Enter cash receipt in APTA

  • Maintain cash receipts documentation

 Human Resources

  • Collect HR forms from new personnel and deliver to Business Manager
  • Maintain HR files

 Auditing

  • Provide samples and requested by auditor

 PED Data Reporting
o Staff 40th, 80th, and 120th data entry

  • Ancillary FTE 40th, 80th, and 120th calculation and entry
  • Capital Outlay
  • Provide backup for quarterly lease reimbursements to Business Manager
  • Grants Management
  • Provide backup to Business Manager for RFR’s  Fixed asset management
  • Maintain fixed asset listing with governmental accounting standards o

Annual asset inventory


Maintaining food service paperwork and compliance.



  • Maintain student files
  • Registration of new students
  • Transcript requests
  • Data entry


Strong interpersonal skills


Other duties assigned by Executive Director


Preferred Qualifications


Two to three years of clerical experience, maintains a complex filing system, word processing skills, working knowledge of Student Information System preferred, effective communication skills, both verbal and written, flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone, computer, business English and basic mathematics skills, proficient with word processing, database, spreadsheet and/or other software as required by supervisor, ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects, computer, business English and basic mathematics skills, ability to accurately  keyboard 40 WPM minimum.




Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent upon prior experience.

For Consideration, applicant must submit:

  • A letter of interest addressing the qualification and experience
  • A current curriculum vitae/resume

3 references- direct supervisors preferred


How to Apply

All applicants will be screened based on desirable qualifications and relevant experience.  Only the most qualified applicants will be scheduled for interviews.  All other applications will be placed in a talent bank for future consideration.

Please submit all requested to materials to:

Moises Padilla

Executive Director


Posted Until Filled

No phone correspondence please

At Siembra Leadership High School, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, students and families.  Siembra Leadership is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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