The information specialist is in charge of managing data and secured files, analyzing data, communicating with stockholders, and training other people in the job. They assist in coordinating processing systems within the company and streamlining the company's systems, along with developing quarterly reports. An information specialist typically works with supervisors to provide data about the company and other information required. They also work with clients, shareholders, and colleagues.
Information specialists must know how to effectively disseminate information, and they should have excellent communication and data-analysis skills. Additionally, they need to be able to multitask effectively, as they typically work on multiple projects at the same time. The information specialist also needs to be knowledgeable in computer science and in procedures for research and analysis, as well as statistics. These professionals must be able to work well on their own with minimal supervision, as well as in a group setting with colleagues.
The education required for this position typically includes at least a bachelor's degree in a related field. Experience in a related position is generally needed as well. An information specialist usually works in an office setting during regular business hours; however, overtime and/or weekend work may be required for specific projects.
Information Specialist Tasks
Develop and distribute information within company and for clients.
Manage, analyze, and secure data.
Analyze the clients' information needs.
Develop standard processes for organizing and distributing reports and information.