In a typical work setting, instructional coordinators:
- Have a high level of social contact. They work closely with administrators, teachers, students, and parents.
- Are responsible for work outcomes and results of other workers.
- Are sometimes placed in conflict situations.
- Are somewhat responsible for others health and safety.
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- Often speak in front of large groups.
- Communicate with individuals daily by telephone, in person, or by e-mail.
- Write letters and memos on a daily basis.
- Work in a group or as part of a team.
Physical Work Conditions
- Always work indoors.
- Work somewhat close to other people, such as when sharing office space.
- Must be highly accurate in performing their job.
- Make decisions on a daily basis that strongly impact administrators, teachers, students, and parents. They rarely consult a supervisor before making a decision.
- Rarely consult a supervisor before setting tasks and goals for the day.
- Must meet strict deadlines on a weekly basis.
- Generally have a set schedule each week.
- May work part time or full time, but most work more than 40 hours a week.