Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational Training

(NOC 312)

Career Description

Administrators in post-secondary education and vocational training see to the business operations of colleges, career colleges, universities and other post secondary institutions.

Duties May Include

Administrators plan, organize, direct, control, and evaluate academic/registration activities in their area of specialty.

Faculty administrators/deans plan, organize, direct, control, and evaluate the academic/related activities of a college/university. They recommend/approve faculty appointments. They recommend curriculum revisions, additions/scheduling, and direct research and curriculum development.

Registrars plan, organize, direct, control, and evaluate the registration activities and academic records systems of a college/university. They review registration statistics and develop policies with faculty officials.

Administrators of vocational training schools plan, organize, direct, control, and evaluate the activities of a private college or institute specializing in trades, technology or business. They develop curriculum and consult with regulatory bodies to ensure conformance to provincial/territorial standards. They may also control budgets and recruit/hire teachers and staff.

Examples of Titles

Academic Dean
Academic Dean - University or College
Business School Manager
College Principal
Dean of Students
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
Early Childhood Studies (Part-time online or hybrid) Bachelor; Honours; Online; Distance; University Transfer
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Master of Education in Educational Leadership Master
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University of Lethbridge - School of Graduate Studies
Lethbridge, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Education - Formal and Distributive Leadership Doctorate
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University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs
Prince George, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Education - Multidisciplinary Leadership (MEd) Master
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Northumbria University
Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB

Related Program(s):
Education with Leadership Master
Education MEd - Teaching and Learning Master
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Modified on May 11, 2012