The manager on duty, also referred to as duty manager, performs routine overseer tasks while the general manager is not around. Oftentimes, managers on duty work in organizations where there is delegation of pertinent tasks. As a manager on duty, your primary role is to oversee the operation in a department or organization and ensure efficient workflow and workforce performance. Mainly, you are to evaluate and delegate tasks between employees, set goals and budgets.
In addition, you are expected to impose disciplinary actions, arrange schedules, and handle concerns and issues. Notwithstanding, as a manager on duty, you could perform administrative and clerical roles, including processing paperwork, reporting to supervisors, producing progress reports, coordinating with managers, etc. Furthermore, you are expected to implement the standards and policies of the company or organization.
Managers on duty normally study psychology or business. You must hold at least a bachelor's degree in any of these relevant fields to earn at least an average salary of $36,730 per year.