Post-secondary education administrators

Post-secondary education administrators

NOC
0421

- Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training

Include registrars and administrators of colleges, universities and vocational training schools.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

42
 

Median Hourly Wage

$48.97
$23.08
Low
$75.27
High

Median Salary

$71,172
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

384
 

% Working Full Time

95%
 

% Working Full Year

78%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes faculty administrators and registrars of colleges or universities and administrators of vocational training schools. Faculty administrators manage the academic and related activities of faculties of colleges or universities. Registrars manage registration activities and academic records systems of colleges or universities. Administrators of vocational training schools manage the operations of vocational schools specializing in trades, technology, business or other vocational subjects.

Main Duties

Administrators of post-secondary education and vocational training perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Faculty administrators
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate academic and related activities of a college or university faculty
  • Recommend and approve faculty appointments
  • Recommend curriculum revisions and additions and approve scheduling of courses
  • Direct, through subordinate staff, activities such as research and curriculum development
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
  • Advise president or rector of university or college
  • Participate in activities of various faculty and college committees.
  • Registrars
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the registration activities and academic records system of a college or university
  • Review registration statistics and consult with faculty officials to develop registration policies
  • Direct activities of staff and others engaged in compiling information on courses, schedules, and requirements for admission and graduation.
  • Administrators of vocational training schools
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a private college or institute specializing in trades, technology or business
  • Develop curriculum for training programs
  • Consult with government regulatory and licensing agencies to ensure conformance to provincial standards
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services, and equipment
  • May recruit and hire teachers and other staff
  • May teach.

Also Known As

  • aviation school manager
  • business school manager
  • community college dean
  • community college registrar
  • dean - university or college
  • dean of adult education
  • faculty of science dean
  • school of nursing dean
  • school of technology dean
  • student activities dean
  • trade school manager
  • university registrar
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Faculty administrators require a graduate degree in a field related to the academic faculty and Several years of experience as a university professor or college teacher.
  • Registrars require an undergraduate degree in business administration or a related field and Several years of experience in registration administration.
  • Administrators of vocational training schools usually require an undergraduate degree in business administration or Expertise and certification in a subject of instruction.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

64.4%
Female
35.6%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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4.2%
15-24
11.3%
25-34
22.5%
35-44
35.2%
45-54
23.9%
55-64
2.8%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
4.1%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
2.7%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
16.2%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
77.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

87.5%
Educational services
6.9%
Public administration
2.8%
Retail trade
2.8%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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10.80%
Northeast
31.10%
Southeast
12.20%
Southwest
41.90%
Central
4.10%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$81,516
Northeast
$68,074
Southeast
$82,462
Southwest
$68,945
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$71,172

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$75,726

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$71,172

Newfoundland

$70,795

Prince Edward Island

$55,642

Nova Scotia

$76,383

Canada

$75,621
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

42
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-19
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

60
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

152
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-48
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

198