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Assistant Director of Underwriting 

Job Title and Job Description

Assistant Director of Underwriting 

Selection of Life Insurance Risks. Underwrite life insurance applications to make certain assumed risks are in line with actuarial assumptions to maintain proper claim and expense ratios. 

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Supervisory, management 

What new technology will be important?

Computer techology ...artificial intelligence, computer based underwriting 

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

College Education 

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

College Education with major in business administration, concentration in finance and risk and insurance. 

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

Yes 

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 1-Not Important  
Athletic / Physical 1-Not Important  
Bilingual 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Computer Technology 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
leadership and Supervising 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Math 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Mechanical Understanding 2-Less Important2-Less Important  
Sales and Negotiation 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
Scientific and Experimental 1-Not Important  
Social Service / Helping Skills 1-Not Important  
Teaching / Instructing 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 1-Not Important  
Understanding Yourself 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Writing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
 

Interview By: VJL