Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations (NOC 0014)

About this job

Senior managers in this unit group:

  • plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, membership and other organizations or institutions that deliver health, education, social or community services
  • create policies, either alone or in partnership with a board of directors, that establish the direction to be taken by these organizations
  • are employed in health care organizations, educational services, social and community services and membership organizations
Common job titles
  • alumni association executive director
  • arts and culture association chairperson
  • arts association executive director
  • general manager, trade school
  • hospital administrator
  • music guild president
  • alumni association executive director
  • arts and culture association chairperson
  • arts association executive director
  • chancellor, college / university
  • chief executive officer (CEO)
  • chief financial officer (CFO)

Earnings

Annual provincial median salary

$77,772

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage data

Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2016 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))

Provincial hourly rate

  • High
  • Median
  • Low

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report

Duties

Senior managers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • create goals for the organization or institution and make or approve policies and programs
  • approve and organize the creation of major departments and associated senior staff positions
  • assign material, human and financial resources to carry out organizational policies and programs
  • establish financial and administrative controls
  • create and approve promotional campaigns
  • approve overall personnel planning
  • select middle managers, directors or other executive staff
  • coordinate the work of regions, divisions or departments
  • represent the organization or institution, or assign representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions

Work environment

Work in this field is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office, hospital or school.

Job requirements

Education, training & qualifications

  • A university degree or college diploma in business administration, hospital administration, finance or other discipline related to the service provided is usually required.
  • Several years of experience as a middle manager in a related institution or organization are usually required.
  • Specialization in a particular functional area or service is possible through specific university or college training in that area or through previous experience.
  • Senior managers in finance usually require a professional accounting designation.

Skills

  • Innovative
  • Social
  • Directive
  • Verbal & Written Comprehension
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Education programs in B.C.

The following program areas are related to this occupation:
  • Business Administration/Management/Commerce
  • Hospitality/Tourism - General

For more information about programs offered specifically for this career, visit EducationPlannerBC.

Select a region to view regional outlook
Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako
Cariboo
Employment in 2016:
90
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Kootenay
Employment in 2016:
100
Average annual employment growth:
0.8%
Expected number of job openings:
60
Mainland / Southwest
Employment in 2016:
2,280
Average annual employment growth:
1.1%
Expected number of job openings:
1,390
North Coast & Nechako
Employment in 2016:
70
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Northeast
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Thompson-Okanagan
Employment in 2016:
180
Average annual employment growth:
1.1%
Expected number of job openings:
120
Vancouver Island / Coast
Employment in 2016:
600
Average annual employment growth:
1.4%
Expected number of job openings:
390

N/A - Data not available

Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook

Career paths and resources

Career paths

The boundaries of this unit group are defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which includes educational services, health care and social services and membership organizations.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.