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Document Management Specialists

Also called: Document Control Manager, ECM Consultant (Enterprise Content Management Consultant), Electronic Content Manager, Records Manager

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What they do:
Implement and administer enterprise-wide document management systems and related procedures that allow organizations to capture, store, retrieve, share, and destroy electronic records and documents.
On the job, you would:
  • Assist in determining document management policies to facilitate efficient, legal, and secure access to electronic content.
  • Assist in the development of document or content classification taxonomies to facilitate information capture, search, and retrieval.
  • Implement electronic document processing, retrieval, and distribution systems in collaboration with other information technology specialists.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Business
  • management
  • customer service
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
Safety and Government
  • law and government

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat Hot Technology
  • Records management software
Video creation and editing software
  • Apple Final Cut Pro
  • WeVideo
Enterprise resource planning ERP software Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Dynamics Hot Technology
  • Oracle PeopleSoft Financials

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$92,870
$45,760
$152,730

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