HR Organizational Development

Professional Development - By Competency Area

Competencies are sets of knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors needed for job success. Once you and your manager have determined the competencies critical to success in your current or future job role, you can view available training and development activities in that competency area by selecting from the list below.

Search by Competency Area :

  • Communication Skills - Employee shares information effectively in verbal and writing form with various audiences (including ability to deliver presentations in professional, organized, and persuasive manner); listens attentively and openly to ideas, concerns and suggestions of others.

  • People Development - Employee manages staff effectively; develops mutual trust and respect in a culturally diverse environment; plans and supports the achievement of professional development goals for direct reports; provides regular and timely feedback to all direct reports.

  • Cooperation & Collaboration - Employee builds strong working relations with colleagues throughout the organizational unit and the University and seeks opportunities to partner with others to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Service Excellence - Employee demonstrates a commitment to the University's established standards of service; interacts professionally and effectively with various customers in both routine and non-routine situations; establishes and develops collaborative relationships with others in the community.

  • Planning, Organizing & Time Management - Employee arranges work so that it can be executed in a timely manner within specifications and budget; prioritizes and effectively utilizes resources.

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making - Employee understands factors and develops sound, timely and practical solutions to daily challenges; demonstrates ability to critically evaluate impact of decision making on others.

  • Job Knowledge- Employee demonstrates the technical, managerial and organizational knowledge to successfully execute duties; shows knowledge and understanding of higher education and of the profession.

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