Assignment 1: Job Description

Assignment 1: Job Description

Due Week 3 and worth 200 points

A new position has been approved for creation; this position will be eligible for full benefits and may even need to be sent to foreign countries.

You have been given the opportunity to create a detailed job description for your job, a former job, or a job you would like to move into.

Based on what you know about a job analysis, employment laws, and safe working environments, include the following categories:

1. Job overview 2. Responsibilities and duties 3. Qualifications 4. Explain how you determined the duties and qualifications for the job and which laws

were considered when creating the job description.

This assignment should be 2–3 pages and accurately reflect an actual job description in the workplace today.

NOTE: This assignment will be used as a basis for the remaining assignments in the course. Make sure you take this into consideration when doing the work for this assignment.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

 Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

 Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 200 Assignment 1: Job Description

Criteria Unacceptable Below 70% F

Fair 70-79% C

Proficient 80-89% B

Exemplary 90-100% A

1. Job overview Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely created a detailed overview of the job.

Partially created a detailed overview of the job.

Satisfactorily created a detailed overview of the job.

Thoroughly created a detailed overview of the job.

2. Responsibilities and duties Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely described the responsibilities and duties of the job.

Partially described the responsibilities and duties of the job.

Satisfactorily described the responsibilities and duties of the job.

Thoroughly described the responsibilities and duties of the job.

3. Qualifications

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely discussed the qualifications necessary for the job.

Partially discussed the qualifications necessary for the job.

Satisfactorily discussed the qualifications necessary for the job.

Thoroughly discussed the qualifications necessary for the job.

4. Explain how you determined the duties and qualifications for the job and which laws were considered when creating the job description

Weight: 30%

Did not submit or incompletely explained how you determined the duties and qualifications for the job and which laws were considered when creating the job description.

Partially explained how you determined the duties and qualifications for the job and which laws were considered when creating the job description.

Satisfactorily explained how you determined the duties and qualifications for the job and which laws were considered when creating the job description.

Thoroughly explained how you determined the duties and qualifications for the job and which laws were considered when creating the job description.

5. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present

5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present


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