Module 1: Writing Your Functional Competency Assessment East Carolina University Department of Human Resources Classification and Compensation
PerformanceEvaluation • Assesses Employee based on Performance (HOW WELL they do their job) • Evaluate performance results on a five level rating scale • Outstanding • Very Good • Good • Below Good • Unsatisfactory
Competency Assessment Assesses employee based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities that they demonstrate based on the business need of the organization (WHAT the employee does in support of their position in the organization) Defined at the Contributing, Journey, and Advanced levels
Functional Competency Assessment Copy and paste directly from the competency profile at the appropriate level based on overall level of the position.
Writing Your Final Results • Separate performance from competencies • Stick to the facts • Give specific detail
Functional Competency Assessment Final results are based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities demonstrated by the employee.
Determining Overall Competency Level • Assess in relation to the established Functional Competencies from the Competency Profile. • Review 1 competency at a time • Assign 3 pt. rating (C,J,A) for each competency based on the final results
Determining Overall Competency Level (cont.) Overall level = majority of individual Key Functional Competencies Exception - if one or more Key Functional Competencies is more critical to the organization, may carry more “weight” in final assessment. Consistency must be applied to all employees
What to Consider… • How much variety in the work? • Is the work complex? • How much independence? • Is decision making required? • What is the consequence of an error? • Analytical skills required? • Types of tools/equipment used • Level of leadership
What Not to Consider ….. • Performance (U, BG, G, VG, O) • Years of service
Selecting Career Development Activities • What is the organizational need? • What employee competencies need development or strengthening to accomplish the above? • What areas does employee wish to improve? • Include Employee and Supervisor responsibilities