Written Assignment #1:
Job Analysis – Due Week 3
To create a new job description for a new position in the human resource
department. This will require conducting a job analysis and then writing a job
description. The job will provide administrative support to a 10-employee HR
office. The incumbent will act as the department receptionist. Some duties
include maintaining personnel files, performing administrative functions for
the office personnel, assisting the public and employees with personnel
questions, following company policy when dispensing information, reviewing and
processing forms for personnel changes, monitoring staff time and payroll
items, handling the HR director’s calendar, handling office mail, filing,
typing as requested, answering phones, and other duties as assigned.
Complete the Task Statement template posted in Doc Sharing. Be
sure the task statements are specific, time determined, and measurable. The
task statements are single task items. You do not want multiple tasks within
one task statement because that will make it difficult to identify the
knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) and to measure later for performance
Complete the KSA Statement template posted in Doc Sharing. You
will take each Task Statement and identify the KSA needed for each task. This
helps determine the job level and required job skills.
From the Task and KSA
Statement templates, write a viable job description with the following
Job SummaryEssential Job FunctionsRequired Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesEducation, Experience, Certifications, and LicensesEnvironmental Factors and Conditions/Physical
RequirementsEquipment and Tools Utilized
Find three scholarly articles that validate your job analysis
process. Provide a summary of your articles in a 2–3 page paper following
proper writing style and formatting as described in the Best Practices
section below. Be sure to properly cite and reference your sources. There
should be no copied material in any section of this assignment.
Follow Guidelines and Best Practices sections below.
Submit the following:
Completed Task Statement template (25 points)Completed KSA Statement template (25 points)Job description (25 points)Scholarly article review (40 points)
Total Points: 125