How to Hire a Office Coordinator

Does your growing business need an Office Coordinator? Office Coordinators coordinate your company and employee calendars to ensure everyone has what they need to do their jobs.

Here are some tips to help you find great Office Coordinator candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Office Coordinators search for Jobs on Indeed*

574,695

job seekers clicked on office coordinator jobs

27,556

resumes from job seekers with office coordinator experience on Indeed

2,662

office coordinator jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $15.01 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$27.65 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$27.65

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire an Office Coordinator?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Office Coordinator hire can help your business:

• Manage schedules for the company conference and meeting rooms, ensuring they are clean and all A/V equipment is ready
• Manage inventory for office and break room supplies
• Manage office phones and greet visitors

Skills to look for in a great Office Coordinator

A great Office Coordinator candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office
• Expense reports and budgeting of supplies
• Previous experience in an administrator position
• Exceptional customer service attitude
• Excellent organizational skills
• Patient, professional demeanor

Writing an Office Coordinator job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Office Coordinator candidates. An Office Coordinator job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Office Coordinator jobs, such as:

• Office Coordinator
• Office Administrator
• Front Office Coordinator

Interviewing Office Coordinator candidates

Strong candidates for Office Coordinator positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Scheduling and managing multiple calendars
• Taking notes and messages for employees who are not present
• Managing inventories of office supplies and break room needs

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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