Education Administrators, Postsecondary :

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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $101,100.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Master's Degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,801
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 8.98 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Attention to Detail
Conflict Management
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Coordinate educational events
Coordinate instructional outcomes
Coordinate employee continuing education programs
Establish educational, instructional, or training policies, procedures, or standards
Coordinate educational content
Select method of instruction
Select teaching materials
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Evaluate student performance
Determine student problems
Monitor student progress
Determine student learning levels
Prepare educational or training related reports or presentations
Organize educational material or ideas
Orient new employees
Train educational personnel
Teach work-related or interest-based courses
Teach secondary or post-secondary courses

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct implementation of new procedures, policies, or programs
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Manage building maintenance projects
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Assign work to staff or employees
Supervise personnel or contractors in education related settings
Maintain group discipline in an educational setting
Implement human resource programs

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Solve administrative problems in the workplace
Resolve problems in educational settings
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Implement company or staff policies
Determine administrative policies or standards
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Terminate employment of employees or contractors

Thinking Creatively

Develop staff policies
Develop operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop public policies, procedures, or standards
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Establish recruiting procedures
Write research or project grant proposals
Write public sector, educational, or institutional grant proposals
Establish employee performance standards

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

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Educational Programs
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Program Development
Curriculum Development

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