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Administrative Services Managers

Also called: Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Officer, Administrative Specialist, Office Manager

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What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
On the job, you would:
  • Monitor the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure, and well-maintained.
  • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Set goals and deadlines for the department.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • management
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • bringing people together to solve differences
Resource Management
  • managing your time and the time of other people
  • selecting and managing the best workers for a job

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software Hot Technology
  • Oracle PeopleSoft Hot Technology
  • SAP Hot Technology
Data base user interface and query software
  • FileMaker Pro Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Access Hot Technology
Electronic mail software
  • IBM Notes Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$90,050
per year, on average
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