|Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
| Direct or coordinate an organization`s financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
| Confer with board members, organization officials, or staff members to discuss issues, coordinate activities, or resolve problems.
| Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
| Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity.
| Prepare budgets for approval, including those for funding or implementation of programs.
| Direct or coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
| Negotiate or approve contracts or agreements with suppliers, distributors, federal or state agencies, or other organizational entities.
| Review reports submitted by staff members to recommend approval or to suggest changes.
| Appoint department heads or managers and assign or delegate responsibilities to them.
| Direct human resources activities, including the approval of human resource plans or activities, the selection of directors or other high-level staff, or establishment or organization of major departments.
|Top Skills used in this Job
| Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
| Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
| 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.
| Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
| Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
| Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
| Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
| Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
| Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
| Management of Financial Resources - Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
|Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
| 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.
| Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
| Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
| Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
| Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
| Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
| Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
| Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).