Posted Position Purpose — The posted Position Purpose will be searchable and viewable by job seekers on UCR’s job board and other posting sites.
Therefore it is important to ensure it: Essential job functions describe the duties and responsibilities of a position.
These preferred skills, knowledge, abilities and competencies can describe a more proficient level at which the essential functions can be performed such as: Applicants who meet some or all preferred qualifications (e.g., UC experience) tend to have shorter assimilation time, reach full job competence faster and are able to take on advanced responsibilities sooner.
When the scope of the position and the department needs allow for varying levels of skills and experience, a position may be advertised with multiple job titles at different levels within a single class series.
Moreover, organization will face less of absenteeism and employee turnover problems.
By selecting right candidate for the required job, organization will also save time and money.
It is recommended no more than 3-5 “hard” job skills (e.g., Bachelor’s degree, 5 years accounting experience, experience in accessing and retrieving data from financial systems using PC based tools and other “technical job skills”) in addition to the “soft skills” be listed depending upon the level of the position.