Boston College University-Wide Performance Attributes/Competencies
The University-wide performance attributes/competencies describe what effective performance looks like at Boston College. They are used throughout the performance management process and apply to all employees. Along with these attributes/competencies, employee performance must support the unique mission of Boston College as reflected in our Ignatian tradition described below. By upholding this tradition, the values of the University are strengthened.
Ignatian Tradition Programs and Resources - As reflected in our University mission and in employees' demonstration of the performance attributes/competencies.
- Demonstrates a professional and personal care for others: colleagues, staff, faculty, students.
- Demonstrates a willingness to work with others, to promote the common good of the operation, and to take responsibility for the services that the department provides.
- Demonstrates a willingness to develop new skills and to contribute to the development of the entire operation.
- Demonstrates a social concern for others and accepts that he/she represents the value of the University to the wider community.
- Demonstrates a willingness to learn more about the founding values of Boston College and how these influence the vision today.
University-Wide Performance Attributes/Competencies
|Big Picture Perspective|
|Responds to major issues, challenges, and opportunities facing the University|
|Demonstrates understanding of University mission, structure, culture, and constituencies|
|Demonstrates knowledge of own departments work activities and mission; understands how own job impacts work of department|
|Considers financial impact to the University of own work activities and decisions|
|Openness to Change|
|Responds positively to changes in the University and the workplace|
|Initiates and/or incorporates new work methods, processes, and technology|
|Demonstrates flexibility in responding to work demands|
|Promotes work environment the values diversity and supports appropriate behaviors in others|
|Demonstrates respect for the opinions and beliefs of others|
|Demonstrates commitment to Universitys Affirmative Action goals|
|Learns and uses technology applications that improve productivity|
|Acts as coach (as appropriate) to help others learn new technology applications|
|Rethinks work activities to incorporate new technologies|
|Secures data appropriately|
|Helps to create work environment that promotes development of people|
|Participates fully in performance management process|
|Acts as teacher, mentor, and/or coach to others in a work place|