This model for differentiating academic MSO level positions for selection is all inclusive, meaning that each level builds upon the previous level and reflects increased complexity and a broader organizational view. The threshold level represents minimum competency levels required for MSO I positions.
- Continues to learn about new theories and principles of human resources.
- Continues to learn about and improve cross-cultural awareness.
- Sets clear goals and expectations about performance.
- Provides clear feedback on issues and/or behaviors.
- Encourages short-term and long-term professional development of all, including self.
- Seeks feedback on own behavior and its impact on others.
Contains the threshold level plus:
- Consistently applies principles and practices of human resources in an ethical manner.
- Models continuous learning by seeking out learning opportunities and encouraging others to do so.
- Learns from past experiences and shares information with others and applies learning to work situations.
- Uses a variety of methods to help employees raise levels of performance.
- Strives for personal stability by attempting to give equal weight to both personal and work life.
- Knows how to set limits.
- Actively creates opportunities for and encourages learning and development.
Contains the operational and threshold levels plus:
- Employs and shapes the talents of people within the organization.
- Creates systemic opportunities for continuous learning and development as an organizational value and strategy.
- Actively promotes organizational learning and measurement (e.g., best practices, benchmarking, examples from other areas).
- Ensures resources are available to support development needs.
- Looks beyond the organization for new ideas, innovative approaches, best practices, and shares that information with others.
- Conveys poise, clarity and self-control in stressful, ambiguous and emotionally demanding situation.