Document Management Specialists

Occupation Information table
Overview: Implement and administer enterprise-wide document management systems and related procedures that allow organizations to capture, store, retrieve, share, and destroy electronic records and documents.
Duties: Conduct needs assessments to identify document management requirements of departments or end users. Consult with end users regarding problems in accessing electronic content. Monitor regulatory activity to maintain compliance with records and document management laws. Assist in determining document management policies to facilitate efficient, legal, and secure access to electronic content. Implement electronic document processing, retrieval, and distribution systems in collaboration with other information technology specialists. Administer document and system access rights and revision control to ensure security of system and integrity of master documents. Develop or configure document management system features, such as user interfaces, access profiles, and document workflow procedures.
Degree(s): A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration 
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing) 
Job Outlook:
Starting Salary: The mean salary for document management specialists is $92,410.
Growth: Growth
Education Level: Training for this occupation generally requires an Associate Degree from a 2 year or community college.
Recommended Skills:
  • Weighing out the options in a situation or a problem and logically choosing the best course of action.
  • Paying attention to what other people are saying, and taking time to understand the points being made.
  • Allocating and budgeting your time for different tasks so that things get done when needed.
  • Ability to identify a problem, review related information, develop and evaluate options, and implement a solution.
  • The ability to understand complex written paragraphs, instructions, or reports.
  • Composing and communicating your ideas in written form.
Recommended Values:
 

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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.