job description


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job description

[′jäb di‚skrip·shən]
(industrial engineering)
A detailed description of the essential activities required to perform a task.
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Job description: Recruiting Mandarin linguists for roles that will go well beyond translation and transcription.
Previous research by Elkins (2014) found that job descriptions can be used to measure the perceived roles of the librarian as reflected in Empowering Learners (AASL, 2009).
Write the job expectations (after each selected verb) to the specificity required and to the degree the employee will be held accountable (consider job description or performance standards)
Early in your career your job description will be much broader.
* Performance management tool: Because you have outlined your expectations for the employee in the job description when someone is hired, measuring performance against these expectations can be useful.
"A job description should be a workhorse document that is a checklist for hiring or firing and a tool or demonstrating alignment with accreditation agency requirements and compliance with government regulations."
Recent examples of changes to senior nurse positions through restructuring include the clinical nurse specialist role being changed to a specialist nurse role, which is an entirely different role, not merely a change in one or two job description requirements.
Jessen prefers to think about the job description as a "performance profile." She says, "Traditional job descriptions that emphasize skills, experiences, background and academics are not job descriptions--they're people descriptions." Instead, a job description should set out in detail exactly what a person will be doing, rather than the skills they need to have.
Job description Regardless of the size of the establishment, a groom spends a lot of time hands on with the animals as well as taking orders from the breeding manager, stallion manager, broodmare manager and breeder.
And Mr Langford said the emphasis on dealing with the media in the job description was probably a reflection of England's torrid time in the Rugby World Cup.
Task reassignment typically takes the form of job creation, whereby a new job description is negotiated based on current, unmet workplace needs.
These were either generic CNS job description templates or job descriptions written for a specific specialty position.