Details Report for:
25-1011.00 - Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Sample of reported job titles: Associate Professor, Business Administration Professor, Business Instructor, Business Office Technology Instructor, Business Professor, Faculty Member, Instructor, Management Professor, Marketing Professor, Professor
Tasks | Technology Skills | Tools Used | Knowledge | Skills | Abilities | Work Activities | Detailed Work Activities | Work Context | Job Zone | Education | Credentials | Interests | Work Styles | Work Values | Related Occupations | Wages & Employment | Job Openings | Additional Information
- Accounting software — Sage 50 Accounting
- Analytical or scientific software — SAS ; SPSS; StataCorp Stata
- Calendar and scheduling software
- Computer based training software — Almaris E-Learning Systems Financial Accounting Tutor; Blackboard; Instructure Canvas; Learning management system LMS (see all 8 examples)
- Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software
- Electronic mail software — Email software; Google Gmail; Microsoft Outlook
- Information retrieval or search software — DOC Cop; Google Scholar; iParadigms Turnitin
- Internet browser software — Web browser software
- Object or component oriented development software — R
- Office suite software — Microsoft Office
- Optical character reader OCR or scanning software — Image scanning software
- Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint
- Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel
- Web platform development software — Hypertext markup language HTML
- Word processing software — Collaborative editing software; Google Docs ; Microsoft Word
Hot Technology — a technology requirement frequently included in employer job postings.
- Compact disk players or recorders — Compact disk CD players
- Desktop computers
- Digital camcorders or video cameras — Digital video cameras
- Digital cameras — Compact digital cameras
- Digital video disk players or recorders — Digital video disk DVD players
- Epidiascopes — Opaque projectors
- High capacity removable media drives — Universal serial bus USB flash drives
- Inkjet printers — Poster printers
- Laser fax machine — Laser facsimile machines
- Laser printers — Computer laser printers
- Liquid crystal display projector — Liquid crystal display LCD projectors
- Microphone stand — Microphone podiums
- Microphones — Handheld microphones; Wireless microphones
- MP3 players or recorders — MP3 digital voice recorders
- Multimedia projectors — Computer projectors
- Notebook computers — Laptop computers
- Overhead projectors — Overhead data projectors
- Personal computers
- Photocopiers — Photocopying equipment
- Pocket calculator — Digital calculators
- Portable data input terminals — Interactive whiteboard controllers; Student response systems
- Scanners — Computer data input scanners
- Slide projectors — Carousel slide projectors
- Special purpose telephones — Multi-line telephone systems
- Tablet computers
- Teleconference equipment — Conference telephones
- Televisions — Liquid crystal display LCD televisions; Television monitors
- Touch screen monitors — Interactive whiteboards
- Videoconferencing systems — Videoconferencing equipment
- Web cameras — Webcams
- Evaluate student work.
- Guide class discussions.
- Develop instructional materials.
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
- Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
- Advise students on academic or career matters.
- Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
- Prepare tests.
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Evaluate effectiveness of educational programs.
- Research topics in area of expertise.
- Write articles, books or other original materials in area of expertise.
- Order instructional or library materials or equipment.
- Select educational materials or equipment.
- Direct department activities.
- Collaborate with other agencies and institutions to coordinate educational matters.
- Supervise student research or internship work.
- Create technology-based learning materials.
- Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
- Perform student enrollment or registration activities.
- Promote educational institutions or programs.
- Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
- Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
- Advise educators on curricula, instructional methods, or policies.
- Write grant proposals.
|Title||Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed|
|Education||Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).|
|Related Experience||Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.|
|Job Training||Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.|
|Job Zone Examples||These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. Very advanced communication and organizational skills are required. Examples include librarians, lawyers, astronomers, biologists, clergy, surgeons, and veterinarians.|
|SVP Range||(8.0 and above)|
Percentage of Respondents
|Education Level Required|
Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
|13-1151.00||Training and Development Specialists Green|
|25-1022.00||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary|
|25-1063.00||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary|
|25-1122.00||Communications Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook|
|25-1192.00||Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary|
Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2018)||$83,960 annual|
|Employment (2016)||104,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2016-2026)||Much faster than average (15% or higher)|
|Projected job openings (2016-2026)||10,400|
|Top industries (2016)||
Educational Services (100% employed in this sector)
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
Job Openings on the Web
Sources of Additional Information
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- Academy of International Business
- Academy of Management
- Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
- American Accounting Association
- American Economic Association
- American Institute of CPAs
- American Marketing Association
- Association for Business Communication
- Business-Higher Education Forum
- Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
- Institute of Management Accountants
- Marketing Educators' Association
- National Business Education Association
- Occupational Outlook Handbook: Postsecondary teachers
- Society for Human Resource Management
- Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges