Marine Corps

0171:Manpower Information Systems

Personnel/Administrative chiefs perform supervisory duties as midlevel office managers in a variety of administrative assignments. Personnel/ administrative chiefs must possess a thorough knowledge of the capabilities and requirements of Marine Corps standard word processing and database software packages, and the Marine Corps Total Force System (MCTFS), which encompasses the Online Diary System (OLDS), and the Unit Diary/Marine Integrated Personnel System (UD/MIPS).

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Normally, personnel/administrative chiefs are assigned at the reporting unit level, to include consolidated administration centers, adjutants office, staff level billets, i.e., HQMC staff section, G-1/S-1, etc., or independent duty in an administrative billet. Personnel/Administrative chiefs must have an overall knowledge of personnel (general and operational) administration procedures to establish, direct, and supervise the administrative functions of the office to which assigned. The personnel/administrative chief must maintain technical proficiency in the duties performed by Marines in MOSs 0121, and 0151. When assigned to staff billets, personnel/administrative chiefs supervise the flow of paperwork to ensure proper staffing of all inbound and outbound correspondence, drafting/publishing, and supervising the maintenance and distribution of directives and correspondence.

Military Duties Translated:

Overseeing daily business operations. Developing and implementing growth strategies. Training low-level managers and staff. Creating and managing budgets. Improving revenue. Hiring employees. Evaluating performance and productivity. Analyzing accounting and financial data. Researching and identifying growth opportunities. Generating reports and giving presentations.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

General Manager