Sample 1 - State of California

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Education Administrators, Postsecondary
(SOC Code : 11-9033)
in California

Plan, direct, or coordinate research, instructional, student administration and services, and other educational activities at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.

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

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$50.46$33.50$45.47$62.69

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 202215,80018,3002,50015.8680

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Colleges and Universities 2,31770.0%
Junior Colleges 20615.7%
Other Schools and Instruction 13,5101.8%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Community College Education
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Advise students on issues such as course selection, progress toward graduation, and career decisions.
Direct, coordinate, and evaluate the activities of personnel, including support staff, engaged in administering academic institutions, departments or alumni organizations.
Recruit, hire, train, and terminate departmental personnel.
Participate in student recruitment, selection, and admission, making admissions recommendations when required to do so.
Formulate strategic plans for the institution.
Plan, administer, and control budgets, maintain financial records, and produce financial reports.
Establish operational policies and procedures and make any necessary modifications, based on analysis of operations, demographics, and other research information.
Participate in faculty and college committee activities.
Represent institutions at community and campus events, in meetings with other institution personnel, and during accreditation processes.
Promote the university by participating in community, state, and national events or meetings, and by developing partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions.

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Top Skills used in this Job
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.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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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.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

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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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