Skills Regional Administrator, Social Services in Prince Edward Island

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "regional administrator, social services" was moved from the group Managers in social, community and correctional services (NOC 0423) to the group Managers in social, community and correctional services (NOC 40030).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a regional administrator, social services in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Managers in social, community and correctional services (NOC 40030).


  • Hire and provide training for professional and non-professional staff
  • Administer programs of membership organizations
  • Administer the programs of non-governmental organizations involved with social issues
  • Direct and advise professional and non-professional staff
  • Establish administrative procedures
  • Manage the operations and activities of social and community centres, correctional facilities and detention centres
  • Participate in policy development by preparing reports and briefs for management committees and working groups
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the delivery of social and community service programs
  • Represent their respective organizations for the purpose of government liaison and media relations

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


  • Service and Care Help -
    • Protecting and Enforcing
  • Communication Help -
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Professional Communicating
    • Teaching and Training
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
  • Analysis Help -
    • Analyzing Information
    • Planning
    • Projecting Outcomes
  • Management Help -
    • Supervising
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Evaluating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Strategic Planning


  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Psychology
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Client Service
    • Marketing
    • Business Administration
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