About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $60,300.00
Average Time to Fill 35 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 14,227
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.36 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Technology and Tool Usage
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Resource Allocation
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Analyze business or organizational operating practices or procedures
Analyze business or financial data
Perform SWOT analysis
Employ basic business mathematical formulas
Analyze financial data or information
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Analyze employment and personnel data
Analyze organizational workflows
Analyze technical problems
Examine financial documents to identify or verify concerns
Develop financial analysis methods
Analyze sales activities or trends
Interpret charts or tables for social or economic research
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Analyze business problems
Analyze applicant financial status
Assess financial status of clients
Forecast phenomena based on statistical or mathematical research data
Assess risks to business operations
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Analyze budgetary or accounting data
Conduct industry or market analysis
Determine appropriate methods for data analysis
Identify financial risks to company
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Evaluate impact of governmental or other types of regulations or laws
Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems
Perform market segmentation analysis
Analyze survey data to forecast enrollment changes
Perform cost benefit analysis
Analyze market conditions or trends
Apply mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve problems in scientific or applied fields
Conduct financial or regulatory audits
Perform software crash analysis
Assess the cost effectiveness of products, projects, or services
Determine regulatory limitations on project
Conduct financial investigations
Interpret laws or legislation
Determine liability of organization or client
Analyze risks related to investments in green technology
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Analyze industry trends
Analyze social or economic data
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Analyze operational data to evaluate operations, processes or products
Review customer records

Thinking Creatively

Develop records management systems
Develop business or financial information systems
Develop management control systems
Develop employee handbook
Develop computer, network, or database policies, procedures, or standards
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Establish organizational guidelines or policies
Design talent readiness or succession plans
Develop business, financial, or operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Develop computer or information security policies or procedures
Develop simple financial data repositories or databases
Establish business operations or analysis related performance metrics
Design tools to facilitate employee development
Optimize software performance
Apply mathematical models of financial or business conditions
Develop evaluation instrument or objectives
Integrate job classification structure into human resource management systems
Write computer programs or code
Develop complex computer databases
Design human resource management performance metrics
Design computer modeling or simulation programs
Research issues related to the environment or sustainable business practices
Determine operational criteria or specifications
Design data security systems
Write business project or bid proposals
Create mathematical or statistical diagrams, charts, or tables
Develop operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Establish business management methods
Develop staff policies
Develop diagrams or flow charts of how systems operate
Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Develop sustainable business strategies or practices
Design data processing systems
Design software or user interface
Develop scientific hypotheses, theories, or laws

Training and Teaching Others

Prepare reports or presentations concerning business operations and analysis
Prepare computer, network, or database related reports or presentations
Develop training materials
Develop training programs
Train others in computer or software use
Develop employee orientation materials
Organize training procedure manuals
Train others in the use of computer or network related equipment
Prepare instruction manuals
Train others in the use of equipment related to business operations analysis
Develop training evaluation procedures
Organize educational material or ideas
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Develop instructional materials
Identify individual or group learning strategies
Coordinate educational events
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Develop educational and instructional programs
Coordinate instructional outcomes
Develop teaching aids
Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Select method of instruction
Select teaching materials
Prepare analytical reports
Prepare human resources related reports or presentations
Prepare educational or training related reports or presentations
Maintain knowledge of formal and informal learning activities
Coordinate employee continuing education programs
Develop integrated learning environments
Establish educational, instructional, or training policies, procedures, or standards
Identify training needs
Perform needs assessment
Monitor employee learning or development progress
Prepare mathematical or statistical reports or presentations
Train others on equipment associated with diverse vocational, occupational, or work related interests
Provide legal, regulatory, or organizational compliance training
Determine student learning levels
Train personnel on managerial topics
Facilitate educational, training, or developmental program workshops

Interacting With Computers

Solve computer hardware problems
Assist users with software or hardware problems
Solve software problems
Debug computer programs, software, or systems
Troubleshoot computer network problems
Maintain network systems
Maintain computer software or code
Troubleshoot computer database problems
Troubleshoot computer hardware problems
Install hardware, software, or peripheral equipment
Maintain complex computer databases
Install software applications
Integrate software into different types of pre-existing environments, architectures, or systems
Configure computer networks
Maintain data in information systems or databases
Code data or other information
Create data backups to prevent loss of information
Plan computer security measures
Implement security measures for computer or information systems
Upload data to website or online server for information sharing
Modify computer network systems
Communicate with others using social media

Getting Information

Conduct interviews to gather information about business operations
Read computer or software documentation to solve technical problems
Collect statistical data
Conduct business, market, or managerial research
Gather organizational performance information
Conduct product or process research
Review information technology related codes and specifications
Interpret information technology information from diagrams or schematics
Conduct surveys in organizations
Collect information technology related data
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants
Conduct interviews to gather information related to human resources, training, or organizational effectiveness
Obtain approval for project plans
Review information technology related work orders
Research information related to business operations or analytics using library or internet
Conduct historical research
Gather financial records
Conduct organizational studies
Obtain documentation to authorize activities
Calculate data to inform organizational operations
Conduct interviews to gather information technology related information
Investigate legal issues

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Advise others on topics related to business operations
Recommend improvements to work methods, procedures, or products
Consult stakeholders about innovation and market opportunities
Provide advice regarding program quality or effectiveness
Identify opportunities to improve operational efficiency
Recommend computer or information system changes
Advise others on business or operational analysis techniques
Provide information technology support
Provide technical support for computer network issues
Advise others on human resources topics
Recommend measures to ensure maximum employee protection
Provide computer hardware or software acquisition recommendations
Provide technical support for software maintenance or use
Provide furnishing or equipment recommendations
Recommend action to ensure legal or regulatory compliance
Provide labor relations advice to management or labor unions
Advise individuals regarding financial matters
Advise others regarding environmental practices, standards, or concerns

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain records, reports, or files associated with business operations or analytics
Document operational activities
Write technical specifications for software or applications
Write technical specifications for computer systems
Write documentation for hardware maintenance tasks
Maintain computer networks to enhance performance and user access
Document network-related activities or tasks
Write documentation for software, applications, or computer operation
Prepare financial reports
Maintain computer, network, or database records, reports, or files
Integrate field notes into technical drawings
Maintain personnel records
Maintain processes and procedures manual
Prepare regulatory or compliance documentation or reports
Maintain educational or training-related records, reports, or files
Prepare data rights policy
Maintain regulatory or compliance documentation
Prepare procurement or purchase order documents
Draft employment agreements
Prepare legal or investigatory documentation
Document technical design details
Write administrative procedures services manual
Record client's personal data
Record test or inspection results, procedures, or data
Prepare financial documents
Document information related to legal proceedings

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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.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Disaster Recovery Planning
Risk Management
Six Sigma
Project Management Certification (e.g., PMP)
Crisis Management

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