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Education, Nonprofit and Human Services

Education Administrator (postsecondary)

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities Plan, direct, or coordinate student instruction, administration, and services, as well as other research and educational activities, at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056


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Related Job Titles

Academic Affairs Vice President (Academic Affairs VP), Academic Dean, Admissions Director, College President, Dean, Financial Aid Director, Institutional Research Director, Provost, Registrar, Students Dean

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 11-9033.00

O*NET Summary
  • $97k Median wages (annual)


  • 17,600 Projected job openings


  • 4-7% Projected growth (average)


What you Need to Know

  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human Resources — Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Analytical or scientific software — IBM SPSS Statistics; Minitab; SAS; StataCorp StataSee more occupations related to this technology.
  • Computer based training software — Common Curriculum; Instructure Canvas; Moodle; Schoology
  • Data base user interface and query software — Blackboard software; FileMaker Pro; Microsoft Access; Student information systems SIS
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software — Microsoft Dynamics; Oracle PeopleSoft; Oracle PeopleSoft Financials; SAP
  • Web page creation and editing software — Facebook; Google Sites; LinkedIn; Social media sites

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