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Administrative Manager

Hawaii Wildlife Center
Kapaau, Hawaii 96755
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Administrative Manager is responsible for the smooth business administration and functions of the Hawai‘i Wildlife Center. This is an excellent opportunity to work for an 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.



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 nonprofit or business administration.
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks or equivalent experience in bookkeeping systems.
  • Experience with retail management and point of sales operating systems or the equivalent experience is necessary.
  • Experience with communicating effectively with the public and staff and good public speaking ability. Sense of humor and ability to build rapport with people is a plus.
  • Leadership, management skills and a team player mentality are vital in working cooperatively with HWC’s staff and volunteers.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Shopkeep, Salesforce and PayPal.
  • A rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in working with sensitive data and possess excellent judgment in handling communications, expenses, budgets, and other issues.
  • Must be a team player, who can build and maintain trust and confidence of Center Director and the management team.
  • Willingness to talk with donors and participate in cultivation
  • A keen interest in conservation issues is a must.
  • Minor facility maintenance skills is a plus.
  • 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 support of the Center Director as directed
  • Coordinate programs with all managers
  • Front desk and reception of public
  • Public and specialized tours, answer phones, message and communications management
  • General office management
  • Human resource management
  • Health and safety oversight
  • Maintain filing and database systems
  • Maintaining bookkeeping system, donation tracking, and follow directives from accountant
  • Perform invoicing, bill payment, budget and quarterly and as needed financial reporting
  • Volunteer management
  • Manage print materials, maintain office supplies
  • Facilities and vehicle management
  • Retail store management
  • Fundraising, and education and public outreach program assistance
  • Other duties as required or assigned

Full-time position, Salary Range: $36,000 - $38,000 plus benefits commensurate with experience
Please email cover letter, resume with salary history and three references
in one document and titled with your last name to info@hawaiiwildlifecenter.org Please put ”Administrative Manager Position” in the subject line.


Hawaii Wildlife Center

  • The HWC provides care for all species of native birds and the Hawaiian hoary bat.
  • Of the 70+ native taxa cared for, 90% are federally threatened, endangered or of high conservation concern.
  • The HWC is the only facility of its kind in the Pacific Islands Region and meets all federal, state, and local standards for accommodating a large-scale rescue and rehabilitation effort targeting oiled, sick or injured wildlife.
  • The HWC facility is purpose-built, 4500 ft2, sits on two acres, and operates seven days a week.  The facility also has purpose-built recovery aviaries to condition and strengthen birds before release.
  • The HWC serves all major and minor Hawaiian Islands, extending to Midway and Kure Atoll.
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