Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling:

Plan, direct, or coordinate entertainment and recreational activities and operations of a recreational facility, including cruise ships and parks.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $70,790.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 6,937
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.59 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Resource Management
Technology and Tool Usage
Customer Service
Written Communication
Following Directions
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Instruct participants in recreational or fitness activities
Demonstrate physical activities
Prepare operational reports or presentations
Educate patients regarding diagnosis or treatment
Instruct patients in methods to improve functional activities
Plan learning activities for improving social behavior
Plan esteem building activities for children
Orient new employees
Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Develop teaching aids
Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Plan educational or learning activities
Manage instructional outcomes
Develop educational and instructional programs
Select method of instruction
Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs
Select teaching materials
Plan experiential learning activities
Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses
Train non-medical personnel and caregivers
Develop instructional materials
Teach work related or interest-based courses
Prepare reports or evaluations associated with non-medical therapy treatment
Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities
Prepare medical reports
Teach sports rules or techniques
Monitor student progress
Train service staff
Document lesson plans
Update instructional or educational curricula
Adapt educational activities to meet student needs
Manage educational content
Organize educational material or ideas
Manage classroom activities
Teach medical self care
Educate patients in use of assistive, supportive, or health related devices
Prepare installation, repair, or maintenance reports
Prepare educational reports or presentations
Prepare instruction manuals
Train installation, maintenance, or repair personnel
Evaluate student performance
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress
Determine student learning levels
Train security, law enforcement, or protective services personnel
Train medical providers
Identify training needs
Apply multiple teaching methods
Update knowledge of formal and informal learning activities
Establish rules or policies governing student behavior
Teach music for specific instruments
Teach post-secondary courses
Teach elementary or primary courses
Train food preparation or food service personnel
Prepare tests
Create learning materials with technology-based delivery systems
Train others in the use of personal services related equipment
Train workers in use of props and theatrics
Instruct customers in product installation, use, or repair
Instruct patients or caregivers in basic and adaptive living skills
Train others in the use of installation, maintenance, or repair related equipment
Train others in the use of security, law enforcement, or protective services related equipment
Determine student problems
Teach others to use technology or equipment
Train others on safety issues or procedures

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor performance of others
Monitor financial performance
Monitor recreational or entertainment facility operations
Observe actions of participants
Monitor electrical or mechanical equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor project scope guidelines
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Maintain consistent production quality
Monitor flow of cash or other resources
Track production costs
Assign classwork to students
Identify customer intoxication
Monitor quality of patron experience
Track financial transactions such as deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Monitor activities of individuals to ensure safety or compliance with rules
Ensure conformance to building regulations
Monitor organizational procedures for usefulness or potential updates
Monitor project risk mitigation plan
Monitor project performance metrics
Monitor contract performance
Monitor repairs or maintenance to enforce standards
Monitor transportation operations to ensure compliance with regulations or standards
Track facility costs
Observe individuals' activities to gather information or compile evidence
Enforce rules or policies governing student behavior
Monitor student classroom activities
Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Monitor regulatory compliance
Examine marketing materials to ensure compliance with policies or regulations
Examine financial records to ensure compliance with policies or regulations
Monitor lodging or dining facility operations
Monitor audio or video transmission
Maintain safe environment for children
Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities
Patrol areas to ensure safety or enforce regulations and laws
Supervise school or student activities
Manage organizational security activities
Monitor work areas and activities to ensure compliance with safety procedures
Monitor entrance or exit of persons
Monitor atmospheric or meteorological conditions
Monitor environmental conditions to detect hazards in fire protection settings
Monitor patient condition and health
Monitor variables affecting route activities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage financial activities of the organization
Manage use and upkeep of organizational facilities
Manage interdepartmental programs or initiatives
Manage organizational or program policies
Direct sales related activities
Direct treatment programs
Direct financial operations of organization
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Manage project life cycle
Set goals for workers or staff
Assign work to staff or employees
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Direct implementation of new procedures, policies, or programs
Direct marketing activities
Manage quality control activities
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Manage food or beverage preparation
Manage guest services
Manage food or beverage service
Coordinate production maintenance activities
Supervise business operations or analytics personnel
Supervise patient care personnel
Manage project teams
Supervise public, community, or governmental services personnel
Supervise restaurant or lodging personnel
Manage maintenance or repair activities
Manage building maintenance projects
Oversee sales campaigns or programs
Supervise maintenance workers
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Supervise service workers
Supervise technical personnel
Maintain group discipline in an educational setting
Delegate administrative support activities
Coordinate safety or regulatory compliance activities or drills
Take responsibility for safety of group
Coordinate human resource programs

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Terminate personnel or staff employment
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Terminate contractor employment
Approve changes to business processes
Establish project teams
Terminate vendor relationships
Implement company or staff policies
Approve expenditures
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Terminate client relationships
Implement employee bargaining agreements
Execute employee bargaining agreements
Diagnose mechanical problems in machinery or equipment
Diagnose malfunctioning vehicle systems based on inspection or test results
Diagnose electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Follow installation, maintenance, or repair safety procedures and regulations
Diagnose refrigeration problems
Determine service or repair needs for light mechanical equipment
Determine automotive service or repair needs
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Conduct evacuation procedures
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Diagnose engine problems using diagnostic equipment
Implement employee compensation and benefit plans
Implement freight shipping or storage procedures
Determine administrative policies or standards
Solve workplace administrative problems
Modify administrative work procedures, processes, or plans

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Manage operational budgets
Develop operational budgets
Manage inventories or supplies
Manage program or project budgets
Manage organizational or operational finances
Manage allocation or utilization of material resources
Manage inventories of organizational resources
Maintain supply or equipment inventories
Track organizational funding using standard accounting practices
Order supplies, materials, or equipment
Distribute instructional or library materials
Identify internal or external resources to support project
Monitor currency, coin, or checks in cash drawer
Examine expenditures to ensure activities are within budget
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Maintain parts or equipment inventory
Execute procurement contracts
Collect deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Requisition stock, materials, supplies, or equipment
Issue supplies, materials, or equipment
Process organizational financial transactions
Replenish supplies of food, tableware, or linen
Purchase stocks of merchandise or supplies

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate employee performance
Judge quality of services
Evaluate information from employment interviews
Evaluate contract personnel performance
Monitor patient progress or response to therapy
Evaluate client response to therapy
Evaluate therapy needs of patient or client
Evaluate patient functioning and capabilities
Evaluate business or management strategies
Evaluate program effectiveness
Conduct production reviews
Evaluate instructional or educational curricula for currency
Evaluate educational outcomes
Develop procedures or metrics to evaluate operations
Evaluate office operations
Evaluate training programs, materials, or instructors
Evaluate instructional or educational programs
Inspect facilities for cleanliness
Evaluate applicant skill and ability levels
Analyze project proposals or data to determine feasibility, cost, or time
Evaluate potential value of products, technologies, or resources
Evaluate potential or existing project sites

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Monitor administrative compliance with regulations or standards
Inspect facilities to determine repair or replacement needs
Inspect materials or equipment to determine need for repair or replacement
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory or hazard compliance concerns
Inspect facilities, equipment, or supplies to ensure conformance to food related or personal service standards
Perform safety inspection related to an installation, maintenance, or repair
Perform medical or therapy related safety inspection
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Inspect property for condition, damage, or deterioration
Test vehicle computer processors to detect malfunctions
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test mechanical products or equipment
Operate vehicle engine electrical systems test equipment
Operate engine emission testing equipment
Test mechanical systems to ensure proper functioning
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Inspect vehicle to detect malfunctions or maintenance needed
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Inspect completed repair work to ensure proper functioning
Inspect vehicle body to determine extent of damages and repairs needed
Inspect mechanical systems to determine if they are operating properly
Determine mechanical repairs or modifications needed
Inspect gas systems or components to identify leaks or other potential hazards
Inspect production equipment

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze operational or management reports to inform business decisions
Analyze business or organizational practices or procedures
Analyze financial records to improve efficiency
Analyze business or financial data and information
Analyze sales activities or trends
Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities
Forecast revenue or sales
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Analyze patient activity to determine progress
Analyze medical or health data
Analyze data to assess operational or project effectiveness
Audit financial records or processes
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Analyze current and historical utility costs
Review customer records
Analyze forecasting data to improve business decisions
Conduct patient assessments
Evaluate project status, progress, outputs, or results
Analyze administrative, financial, and operational budgets
Examine patients

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