Skills Regional Administrator, Social Services in Canada

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).

Tasks

  • 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

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

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing

    Knowledge

  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Languages (English and French)
    • Languages Foreign
    • Psychology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Geography
    • Philosophy and Theology
    • History and Archaeology
    • Library and Heritage
    • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
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