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Professional Staff Program
Appendix C - Job Evaluation Factors

These factors are evaluated to determine a position's salary grade assignment.

A. ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Minimum number of years formal education.
  2. Years of relevant work experience.

B. JOB CONTENT:

Difficulty of Thinking and Problem Solving

  1. How specifically is direction given to incumbent.
  2. Degree incumbent's work typically monitored.
  3. Degree incumbent can obtain authoritative advice.
  4. Degree established rules, instruction, and/or procedures apply.
  5. Degree precedents apply to job duties.
  6. Degree of freedom in selecting methods used.
  7. Degree incumbent schedules own work.
  8. Time it typically takes to determine effectiveness of work.
  9. Degree of problem-solving involving integration of information/recommendations.
  10. Degree of decision making involving theoretical/subjective judgments.
  11. Extent of resourceful development/application of new approaches, etc.

Personal Interaction

  1. (a) Institutional officers (regents, President, vice presidents); (b) Deans, assistant vice presidents, heads of major administrative/academic departments.
  2. (a) Faculty and/or staff; (b) Students and/or patients.
  3. General public.

Supervision Exercised

  1. Responsibility for personnel staffing.
  2. Number of staff.
  3. Number of separate functional areas.

Working Conditions

  1. Externally imposed deadlines.
  2. Responding to questions on immediate basis.
  3. Irregular work week.

C. RESPONSIBILITY AND IMPACT ON END RESULTS:

  1. How influential is the position within the institution?
  2. Likely effect resulting from type of errors?
  3. Impact on the fiscal affairs of the institution?
  4. Importance of impact on the end results of institution?