Office Manager needed to help shape and support the future of the organization

The Lee County Black History Society (LCBHS) is looking for a passionate community member to manage operations in the office of the LCBHS and the Williams Academy Black History Museum in Clemente Park in Fort Myers as an Office Manager.

The office manager is responsible for keeping the office running smoothly and overseeing administrative support. The job can range in duties and responsibilities, from reception, copy editing and support, to handling a specific type of paperwork or filing for a specific department. Responsibilities and qualifications include:

Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Recruit and manage volunteers and interns
    • Supervise maintenance of all office equipment
    • Supervise organization of tours

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of office management and administrative duties
  • Maintain security of members’ information
  • Manage and market facility rental program
  • Assist with occasional fundraisers and other events
  • Greet visitors and provide tours
  • Schedule meetings and appointments for the organization
  • Assist with collection and management of archives
  • Assist Board Members/Committee Members with tasks


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Active interest in the organization’s well-being (mission and vision)
  • Prior experience preferred
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential function


  • High School diploma, general education degree or international equivalent required
  • College degree preferred


  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Previous front office experience in supervisory/management capacity in an office required
  • Previous customer service and general computer experience required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the physical demands of working and transporting materials for the organization, not to exceed 15 pounds.


  • This is a 15 hour per week position (Part time) $20.00 per hour
  • Wednesday through Friday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (occasional weekends)

Interested applicants should contact Charles Barnes at or call 239-332-8778.