Computer and Information Systems Managers ·  Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming. Excludes "Computer Occupations" (15-1111 through 15-1199).

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Occupational Tasks ·  Manage backup, security and user help systems.
· Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
· Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.
· Assign and review the work of systems analysts, programmers, and other computer-related workers.
· Stay abreast of advances in technology.
· Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
· Review and approve all systems charts and programs prior to their implementation.
· Evaluate the organization's technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades.
· Control operational budget and expenditures.
· Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
· Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.
· Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.
· Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
· Evaluate data processing proposals to assess project feasibility and requirements.
· Prepare and review operational reports or project progress reports.
· Purchase necessary equipment.

Educational Requirements: ·  Bachelor's or higher plus work experience

Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Reading Comprehension 86%
·  Critical Thinking 85%
·  Active Listening 83%
·  Judgment and Decision Making 77%
·  Active Learning 74%
·  Negotiation 71%
·  Management of Financial Resources 70%
·  Complex Problem Solving 70%
·  Coordination 67%
·  Mathematics 67%