Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.Number of Jobs in 2010: 914
Number of Jobs in 2020: 999
Yearly Job Growth Rate: 9.3
Annual Openings: 22
Entry Wage: $29.10
Median Wage: $40.89
Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree
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- Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
- Manage backup, security and user help systems.
- Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.
- Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
- Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
- Stay abreast of advances in technology.
- Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
- Provide users with technical support for computer problems.
- Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.
- Evaluate data processing proposals to assess project feasibility and requirements.
- Control operational budget and expenditures.
- Review and approve all systems charts and programs prior to their implementation.
- 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.
- Evaluate the organization's technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades.
- Prepare and review operational reports or project progress reports.
- Purchase necessary equipment.
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Indivduals currently working as Computer and Information Systems Managers can easily transition into any of the occupations lisated below.
- Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
- Computer Network Architects
- Logistics Engineers
- Computer Systems Analysts*
- Technical Directors/Managers
- Information Security Analysts
- Logistics Managers*
- Logistics Analysts
- Risk Management Specialists
- Software Developers, Systems Software
* The occupation mentioned is in demand in the state of Maine, and is projected to employ new workers each year.
Occupational data obtained from the Maine Department of Labor and O*NET
Related Maine Educational Programs are determined from CIP codes entered for the programs, which are then correlated to O*NET SOC Codes for each occupation via the 2010 CIP to SOC Crosswalk.
Last updated on January 29, 2013