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Learn about the most important job activities for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary. Also, find out how proficient you have to be in each job activity.

Importance*More Info
1.Training and Teaching Others96
2.Thinking Creatively91
3.Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others86
4.Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships82
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates82
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work82
Getting Information82
8.Coaching and Developing Others79
Making Decisions and Solving Problems79
10.Scheduling Work and Activities78
* Importance out of 100

Score Key
  Importance for success in this profession
  Level of proficiency needed

Job Activity Scores

Training and Teaching Others
Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
96
82
Give coworkers brief instructions on a simple procedural changeTeach a social sciences course to high school studentsDevelop and conduct training programs for a medical school
Thinking Creatively
Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
91
83
Change the spacing on a printed reportAdapt popular music for a high school marching bandCreate new computer software
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
86
76
Interpret a blood pressure readingInterpret how foreign tax laws apply to U.S. exportsInterpret a complex experiment in physics for general audiences
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
82
77
Exchange greetings with a coworkerMaintain good working relationships with almost all coworkers and clientsGain cooperation from a culturally diverse group of executives hostile to your company
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
82
75
Write brief notes to othersReport the results of a sales meeting to a supervisorCreate a videotaped presentation of a company's internal policies
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
82
82
Organize a work schedule that is repetitive and easy to planPlan and organize your own activities that often changePrioritize and plan multiple tasks several months ahead
Getting Information
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
82
69
Follow a standard blueprintReview a budgetStudy international tax laws
Coaching and Developing Others
Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
79
76
Show a coworker how to operate a piece of equipmentProvide on-the-job training for clerical workersCoach a college athletic team
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
79
72
Determine the meal selection for a cafeteriaSelect the location for a major department storeMake the final decision about a company's 5-year plan
Scheduling Work and Activities
Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
78
73
Make appointments for patients using a predetermined schedulePrepare the work schedule for salesclerks in a large retail storeSchedule a complex conference program with multiple, parallel sessions