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Education, Nonprofit and Human Services

Education Administrators, Kindergarten – Secondary

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of kindergarten, elementary, or secondary schools.

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Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056


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Related Job Titles

Athletic Director, Elementary Principal, High School Principal, Middle School Principal, Principal, School Administrator, School Superintendent, Special Education Director, Superintendent, Vice Principal

Facts and Stats

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

O*NET Code: 11-9032.00

O*NET Summary
  • $98k Median wages (annual)


  • 24k 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.
  • 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.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Analytical or scientific software — Desmos; Geogebra; IBM SPSS Statistics; The MathWorks MATLAB 
  • Computer-based training software — Common Curriculum; Edulastic; Rethink Ed; Schoology
  • Database user interface and query software — Attendance tracking software; Blackboard software; Microsoft Access; School Attendance Keeper
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software — Microsoft Dynamics GP; NetSuite ERP; Thinc Technologies Virtual School; Wilcomp Software RenWeb
  • Multi-media educational software — Nearpod; Seesaw

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