Sample Position Descriptions For: Manager or Director

(Position Title:  Professional Faculty)

Position Summary:

[Briefly summarize why the position exists and its role in achieving unit/program objectives.]

This position provides leadership in the management/direction of [name of business unit/function/department]; plans, organizes, directs and is accountable for all aspects of assigned [unit/program]’s internal and external service, resources and financial operations.  May develop or have input to policies and procedures.


[Identifies the breadth and scope of decisions, the level of autonomy and review, and any specific guidelines used to make those decisions, i.e. OAR’s, FASOM, etc.]

This position has the authority to [XXXXXXX- identify]


[Describe the major or most important duties performed by this position. Be clear about both the overall function and specifics of work performed.  There should be an easily identifiable relationship between the duties, position summary, decision-making and lead work/supervisory responsibilities.]

XX%:  Supervision:  Provides leadership, supervision and direction for assigned staff.    Hires and trains employees; plan, assigns and reviews work, establishing goals for each position and assesses performance through completion of written evaluations; acts on disciplinary issues, up to and including dismissal; addresses grievances, developing a framework for corrective actions, as necessary.

XX%:  Program Management/Administration: