DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Occupational Description: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.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities||2,320||182||$47.36/hr||$2.62/hr||$22.84/hr||$30.00/hr||$40.51/hr||$57.08/hr||>$80.00/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers||15,550||$25.05/hr||N/A|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||3,560||$43.82/hr||N/A|
|Food Service Managers||3,190||$22.24/hr||N/A|
|Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||1,450||$105,395/yr||N/A|
Tasks for Education Administrators, Postsecondary
- Establishes operational policies and procedures and develops academic objectives.
- Selects and counsels candidates for financial aid and coordinates issuing and collecting student aid payments.
- Advises student organizations, sponsors faculty activities, and arranges for caterers, entertainers, and decorators at scheduled events.
- Audits financial status of student organization and facility accounts and certifies income reports from event ticket sales.
- Assists faculty and staff to conduct orientation programs, teach classes, issue student transcripts, and prepare commencement lists.
- Plans and promotes athletic policies, sports events, ticket sales, and student participation in social, cultural, and recreational activities.
- Coordinates alumni functions and encourages alumni endorsement of recruiting and fund raising activities.
- Reviews student misconduct reports requiring disciplinary action and counsels students to ensure conformance to university policies.
- Recruits, employs, trains, and terminates department personnel.
- Negotiates with foundation and industry representatives to secure loans for university and identify costs and materials for building construction.
- Confers with other academic staff to explain admission requirements and transfer credit policies, and compares course equivalencies to university/college curriculum.
- Determines course schedules and correlates room assignments to ensure optimum use of buildings and equipment.
- Represents college/university as liaison officer with accrediting agencies and to exchange information between academic institutions and in community.
- Evaluates personnel and physical plant operations, student programs, and statistical and research data to implement procedures or modifications to administrative policies.
- Advises staff and students on problems relating to policies, program administration, and financial and personal matters, and recommends solutions.
- Estimates and allocates department funding based on financial success of previous courses and other pertinent factors.
- Consults with staff, students, alumni, and subject experts to determine needs/feasibility, and to formulate admission policies and educational programs.
- Completes and submits operating budget for approval, controls expenditures, and maintains financial reports and records.
- Meets with academic and administrative personnel to disseminate information, identify problems, monitor progress reports, and ensure adherence to goals/objectives.
- Directs work activities of personnel engaged in administration of academic institutions, departments, and alumni organizations.