Create a New Position Template
New Position
Replacement for
Indicate the name of the employee who previously held the position you are changing
Does this title currently exist in our CLASSIFICATION PLAN? (Classification Plan
Yes List the Classification: __________________________
FOAP for this position:
Fund Organization Account Program
Hiring Range: Indicate the maximum salary for this position within your budget $
FTE: Indicate the days, times & hours worked per week (e.g. Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., may
require occasional nights and weekends)
Hours per week
JOB SUMMARY (if this is part of the Classification Plan, use the Class Concept):
Briefly describe the
position’s primary purpose in two or three sentences.
List the position’s essential or most important
functions and responsibilities. List all important aspects of the position (including those performed
daily, weekly, monthly, or annually) and any that occur on a cyclical basis.
, list any additional functions & responsibilities that
this position may have.
Performs other related duties as assigned. (This is standard on all position descriptions)
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Put a check in the appropriate box that best describes this position’s leadership
responsibilities by double clicking on the box. In the pop up form field options select “Checked” under the
Default value. (Check only one category).
No responsibility for overseeing or supervising the work of others.
Responsible for supervising and monitoring the work of students and/or temporary workers; or
occasional responsibility for overseeing the work of staff employees where guidance and
direction is provided on project related tasks or special assignments from time to time.
Responsible for serving in a lead capacity over assigned staff employees which typically involves
scheduling, assigning tasks, providing guidance, and monitoring work output.
Responsible for directly supervising staff employees which typically includes authority for
evaluating performance, hiring, and disciplining or having strong input into such personnel
Responsible for managing the operation of a unit, section, or major function. Typically directs
the activities of supervisory personnel and oversees the work of others who do not directly
report to the position (e.g., managers, assistant directors and associate directors are common
positions that may fall at this level).
Responsible for directing the operations of a department, school, or large complex program.
Typically reports to the head of the division with all management and/or professional personnel
normally reporting to this position, or through other personnel to this position, for operational
coordination (e.g., directors/department heads and deans are common positions that may fall at
this level)
certifications, or registrations that are required to qualify for this position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Check only one category).
Sedentary Work (S) - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or
condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently:
activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move
objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve
walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required
only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Light Work (L) - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force
frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or
more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary
Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work:
(1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of
the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires
working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even
though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a
production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Medium Work (M) - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force
frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical
Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
Heavy Work (H) - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force
frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements
are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Very Heavy Work (V) - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50
pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical
Demand requirements are in excess of those for Heavy Work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Indicate the minimum education and experience that is required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the position. Minimum Qualifications should reflect those required by the job and not
necessarily those possessed by the incumbent. List all desired/preferred qualifications below. These minimum
qualifications will be used to create supplemental questions on the employment application and will be used to
qualify/disqualify applicants for consideration.
Select the Minimum Level of Education required (Check only one category).
Level of Education required:
Bachelor’s degree (4 years)
Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree (5 years) or advanced certification beyond
Bachelor’s degree
Doctoral degree (Ph.D., J.D., Ed.D.)
Indicate the appropriate field(s) of study:
or a related field
Select the Minimum Amount of Related Work Experience required (Check only one category).
Amount of Related Work Experience:
minimum of one (1) year experience
minimum of three (3) years’ experience
minimum of five (5) years’ experience
minimum of seven (7) years’ experience
minimum of ten (10) years’ experience
Indicate the type of experience required (i.e., 2 years of event planning, 1 year of supervisory
responsibility, 1 year of management responsibility):
Indicate any knowledge, skills or abilities that are important for this position as well as the type of
experience, if any, that would be the most beneficial. (i.e. communication skills, organization
skills, ability to multi task, ability to work in a fast paced environment):
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Indicate the preferred or desired qualifications.
Select the degree of independence under which this position operates (Check only one category).
Under moderate supervision, performs recurring assignments by selecting appropriate standard
procedures and using previous training. Employee refers problems to supervisor. Supervisor
defines tasks, priorities, deadlines, and expectations. Work is reviewed regularly for progress
towards completion of tasks.
Under limited supervision, resolves problems and deviations according to established
instructions, policies, previous training, and accepted practices. Employee may solve some
unusual situations independently. Supervisor defines objectives, priorities, and deadlines. Work is
reviewed periodically for completeness, soundness, and conformity to requirements.
Under general supervision, identifies and resolves complex problems and issues. May deviate
from traditional procedures in solving problems. Employee participates in setting work objectives
and deadlines. Work is evaluated periodically for effectiveness in meeting objectives and short-
term results but not on procedures used to accomplish results.
Under broad administrative guidance, recommends goals and objectives for functional area(s).
Employee designs and implements projects, programs, and studies for a major unit, section, or
department. Objectives are mutually defined. Work is evaluated periodically for intermediate-
term results.
Under limited oversight, recommends policies and strategic goals, manages, and assumes risk for
a major area. Has authority to alter business goals. Work is evaluated periodically for long-term
Do you consider this position to be comparable to other jobs in your area in terms of responsibility,
complexity, impact, and skill? If yes, indicate the position(s).