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Career and Education Opportunities for Computer Operations Managers

In general, computer operations managers plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, and computer programming.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Computer Operations Manager

Computer Operations Manager video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Computer operations managers confer with users and technicians to gauge computing needs and system requirements. They also stay abreast of advances in technology. Equally important, computer operations managers have to meet with department heads and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems. They are often called upon to inspect project plans to develop and direct project activity. They are expected to design and interpret organizational goals and procedures. Finally, computer operations managers assign and review the work of systems analysts and other computer-related staff.

Every day, computer operations managers are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to read and understand documents and reports. It is also important that they listen to and understand others in meetings.