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Administrative Services Managers

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Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.

    Work Activities
    • Plan, administer, and control budgets for contracts, equipment, and supplies.
    • Hire and terminate clerical and administrative personnel.
    • Direct or coordinate the supportive services department of a business, agency, or organization.
    • Monitor the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure, and well-maintained.
    • Oversee construction and renovation projects to improve efficiency and to ensure that facilities meet environmental, health, and security standards, and comply with government regulations.
    • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
    • Set goals and deadlines for the department.
    • Oversee the maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and electrical and mechanical systems.
    • Acquire, distribute and store supplies.
    • Analyze internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations, such as supply changes or the disposal of records.
    • Participate in architectural and engineering planning and design, including space and installation management.
    • Manage leasing of facility space.
    • Conduct classes to teach procedures to staff.
    • Dispose of, or oversee the disposal of, surplus or unclaimed property.
    • 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.

    • Reading Comprehension

      Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    • Time Management

      Managing one's own time and the time of others.

    Applied Math
    Workplace Documents
    Graphic Literacy
    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Written Comprehension

      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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    • Ohio Annual Salary $85,930/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage $41.31/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage
    Ohio Employment Trends
    • Currently Employed 9,940
    • Yearly Projected Openings 880
    Typical Education
    Enterprising: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Integrity
    • Dependability
    • Self Control
    • Stress Tolerance
    • Attention to Detail
    • Cooperation
    • Special purpose telephones
    • Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
    • Notebook computers
    • Mobile phones
    • Desktop computers
    • Project management software
    • Human resources software
    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    • InDemand occupations are considered a priority by the state of Ohio.
    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.
    • Apprenticeships are available for this occupation. These programs can help you get hands-on experience and build your skills.