Administrative Services Managers

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Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Manager, Administrative Officer, Business Administrator

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Air Defense Artillery Senior Sergeant; Automated Logistical Specialist; Civil Affairs; Civil Affairs, Designated; Force Development; Health Services Comptroller; Human Resources Specialist; M1 Armor Crewman; Nominative Command Sergeant Major/Sergeant Major; Recruiter
Aviation Maintenance Technician; Electronics Technician; Finance and Supply Specialty; Gunner's Mate; Marine Safety Specialist Deck; Marine Safety Specialist Engineer; Medical Administration; Personnel Administration; Personnel Administration Specialty; Storekeeper
Administrative Specialist; Aviation Maintenance Data Specialist; Aviation Supply Specialist; Basic Combat Camera Officer; Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer/Unmanned Aircraft System Officer; Facilities Management Officer; Logistics/Mobility Chief; Operations Chief; Postal Clerk; Special Technical Operations Planner
Administrative Assistant; Bachelor Quarters Manager; Communications System Center Director; Executive Assistant; Flag Secretary; LDO - Ordnance, Aviation; Navy Contingency Engineer; Personnel Specialist; SC - Civil Engineer Corps; Staff Administration Officer
What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, and other office support services.
On the job, you would:
  • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Set goals and deadlines for the department.
  • Acquire, distribute and store supplies.



  • customer service
  • management

Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Engineering and Technology

  • computers and electronics

Math and Science

  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information


  • 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



  • 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


  • do two or more things at the same time
  • pay attention to something without being distracted


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


You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software

  • Microsoft Dynamics Hot Technology
  • Oracle PeopleSoft Hot Technology

Word processing software

  • Google Docs Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology

Data base user interface and query software

  • Microsoft Access Hot Technology
  • Yardi software Hot Technology


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

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