Administrative Services

Means services pertaining to personnel, payroll, property management, benefits, human resource management, financial planning, management, contract and subcontract management, facilities management, and other similar services.

Administrative services managers typically work full time. They may have to work overtime as well. Some facilities managers are on call during non-work hours to deal with problems that come up.

The day-to-day duties of an administrative services manager vary depending on the organization. They may include:

  • Participating in long-range planning and the development of departmental and divisional goals, strategic plans, and objectives
  • Overseeing staff development, training programs, policy development, and special projects
  • Assisting senior leaders and participating and/or leading small administrative projects
  • Creating, maintaining, and overseeing the coordination and documentation of training programs for employees
  • Analyzing contract-related documents to ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines
  • Representing the organization at meetings for conferences
  • Drafting and editing communications for the executive team