Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational Training

(NOC 0421)
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Career Description

Administrators in post-secondary education and vocational training include faculty administrators and registrars of colleges or universities and administrators of vocational training schools. Faculty administrators manage the academic and related activities of faculties of colleges or universities. Registrars manage registration activities and academic records systems of colleges or universities. Administrators of vocational training schools manage the operations of vocational schools specializing in trades, technology, business or other vocational subjects.

Duties May Include


  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate academic and related activities of a college or university faculty
  • Recommend and approve faculty appointments
  • Recommend curriculum revisions and additions and approve scheduling of courses
  • Direct, through subordinate staff, activities such as research and curriculum development
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
  • Advise president or rector of university or college
  • Participate in activities of various faculty and college committees
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the registration activities and academic records system of a college or university
  • Review registration statistics and consult with faculty officials to develop registration policies
  • Direct activities of staff and others engaged in compiling information on courses, schedules and requirements for admission and graduation
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a private college or institute specializing in trades, technology or business
  • Develop curriculum for training programs
  • Consult with government regulatory and licensing agencies to ensure conformance to provincial standards
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
  • May recruit and hire teachers and other staff
  • May teach

Examples of Titles

Academic Dean
Academic Dean - University or College
Business School Manager
College Principal
Dean
Dean of Students
Director
Provost
Registrar
School Director

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Early Childhood Studies Bachelor; Honours
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Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thunder Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Education (M.Ed.) Master
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Modified on January 26, 2022