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ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT: Helping Univeristies Manage Faculty Publications

About this video 

Stephen is an Associate Consultant, working at an online publishing company helping universities manage their faculty publications for online access to the public. After getting a masters and working in a variety of jobs, he recently found this job through a friend who knew someone who worked at the company.

Degree: English Language and Literature
Job Title: Associate Consultant

Job Summary: Computer Support Specialists

Job Description

Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called technical support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called help-desk technicians, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$30,000 - $80,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Travel, Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills
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