Office Manager

Position Available

About VIA

Via Evaluation (VIA) is seeking a new team member who enjoys organizing administrative work, creating systems and efficiencies, and being part of an expert team.

Located in downtown Buffalo, New York, VIA is a consulting firm dedicated to helping school districts, colleges/universities, and community based organizations use data to improve. We provide our clients with applied social science services: data collection (surveys, focus groups, interviews), data analysis (using various statistical methods), and data reports geared towards usability and readability. We also offer comprehensive program evaluation services for year-long or multi-year grant funded projects.

Our core values are extremely important to us at VIA, they are:

  • commitment to growth and development,
  • work/life balance,
  • a desire to expand understanding and use of our work,
  • taking a collaborative team approach, and
  • being forthright and honest.

The office manager is an integral part of the VIA team. They work to support office systems, for all company administrative functions: Human Resources, Technology, Bookkeeping, Marketing, and general administrative work.

Position requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience,
  • a valid driver’s license and has a car,
  • high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • are extremely comfortable using computers and information systems,
  • have knowledge or willingness to learn all components of the position,
  • excel at setting up systems to organize and track information,
  • plan and prioritize work to meet short- and long-term deadlines,
  • are eager to develop themselves professionally and seek feedback,
  • Excellent and detailed organizational skills,
  • Creative in problem solving,
  • Strong writing & composition skills,
  • share our above stated core values.

It is a plus to have experience with any of the following:

  • Marketing with various programs and applications (e.g. Mailchimp, social media),
  • HIPAA and data compliance measures,
  • Prior experience with Quickbooks/ bookkeeping,
  • Human Resources Experience,
  • Computer problem solving experience.

If our values are important to you, you have the skills listed, and you enjoy working with a team of dedicated, intelligent, friendly coworkers, we would love to hear from you. We know our employees are the key to company success, so we offer a great place to work and a competitive benefits package that includes applied coaching, extensive professional development opportunities, a SIMPLE IRA, life insurance, health insurance, and generous paid time off. We are an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

  1. a cover letter including salary requirement,
  2. a current resume,
  3. names and contact information for professional references

to: Ms. Komani Lundquist: or by mail to: 325 Delaware Avenue, Ste. 100, Buffalo, NY, 14202

We will be accepting applications from 3/6/2018 until 3/31/2018.