Sample 1 - State of California

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Administrative Services Managers
(SOC Code : 11-3011)
in Santa Cruz County

Plan, direct, or coordinate supportive services of an organization, such as recordkeeping, mail distribution, telephone operator/receptionist, and other office support services. May oversee facilities planning and maintenance and custodial operations. Exclude "Purchasing Managers" (11-3061).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree .

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Santa Cruz County is the same as Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA.


Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA20131st Qtr$47.09$36.43$48.13$55.77

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Santa Cruz County 2010 - 20201602004025.07

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Santa Cruz County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Management of Companies and Enterprises 44.2%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1593.9%
Employment Services 293.5%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 63.4%
Motion Picture and Video Industries 463.4%
Colleges and Universities 193.1%
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 3142.7%
Offices of Physicians 3452.7%
Office Administrative Services 162.5%
Depository Credit Intermediation 701.9%
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services1461.8%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 2601.7%
Architectural and Engineering Services 2961.7%
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 911.6%
Religious Organizations 1831.4%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 851.3%
Legal Services 3811.2%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 291.1%
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support2271.0%
Individual and Family Services 3891.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions & Contracts Management

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Direct or coordinate the supportive services department of a business, agency, or organization.
Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
Set goals and deadlines for the department.
Acquire, distribute and store supplies.
Analyze internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations, such as supply changes or the disposal of records.
Plan, administer and control budgets for contracts, equipment and supplies.
Monitor the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure, and well-maintained.
Hire and terminate clerical and administrative personnel.
Oversee the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems.
Oversee construction and renovation projects to improve efficiency and to ensure that facilities meet environmental, health, and security standards, and comply with government regulations.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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