INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Application Development Director, Computing Services Director, Data Processing Manager, Information Systems Director (IS Director), Information Systems Manager (IS Manager), Information Systems Supervisor (IS Supervisor), Information Technology Director (IT Director), Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), MIS Director (Management Information Systems Director), Technical Services Manager

JOB TASKS

  • Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.

  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.

  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.

  • Assign and review the work of systems analysts, programmers, and other computer-related workers.

  • Provide users with technical support for computer problems.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $74.72/hr. – $155,420 annual
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Much faster than average (8% or higher)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 36, 800

REQUIRED EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree or some college

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