Job description writing guidelines

Header information

Job title Does the title reflect the nature of work and responsibility level of the job? Is it consistent with comparable positions?
Department Is the department name accurate and up-to-date?
Reports to Does this reflect a formal (not functional) reporting relationship?
Jobs reporting Are position titles (not incumbent names) being used?
Effective date

Include the month and year the job description was written

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