Skills Regional Administrator, Social Services in the Edmonton Region

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 0423).

Expertise

People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Direct and advise professional and non-professional staff
  • Administer the programs of non-governmental organizations involved with social issues
  • Establish administrative procedures
  • Manage the operations and activities of social and community centres, correctional facilities and detention centres
  • 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
  • Participate in policy development by preparing reports and briefs for management committees and working groups
  • Administer programs of membership organizations
  • 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

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