Natural Sciences Managers:

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Also includes

Clinical Research Coordinators , Water Resource Specialists

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $62,470.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 3,230
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -1.75 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Resource Allocation
Written Communication
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Getting Information

Conduct survey research of specified populations and demographics
Conduct physics research
Collect scientific or technical data
Conduct astronomical research
Research life and physical science topics using library or internet
Conduct laboratory research or experiments
Conduct field research
Study development of microscopic organisms
Conduct biological research
Conduct vivisection for scientific research
Study animal development
Study plant development
Conduct geological surveys
Conduct atmospheric research
Conduct business, market, or managerial research
Conduct interviews to gather scientific or research based information
Research property records

Analyzing Data or Information

Determine geographic coordinates
Identify environmental concerns
Evaluate project status, progress, outputs, or results
Analyze scientific or investigative findings
Perform scientific research
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Analyze chemical or biological data
Conduct financial or regulatory audits
Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities
Perform risk assessment analysis
Analyze business, operational, or management reports

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Manage organizational facilities
Manage building maintenance projects
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Direct scientific research or investigative studies
Supervise workers performing environmentally sustainable activities
Supervise scientific or research based personnel
Implement human resource programs
Conduct forestry, range, or other public land management
Assign work to staff or employees

Thinking Creatively

Develop staff policies
Develop operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop business or organizational methods or procedures
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Develop new products based on scientific research
Develop advertising, marketing, or promotional materials
Write research or project grant proposals
Plan facility layouts or designs

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Staff Management
Registered Nurse
Contract Management
Business Development

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