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Grading and Career Development - Role Descriptors

Role Descriptors

A role descriptor is an informative document, detailing the scope, duties, tasks, responsibilities and working conditions related to an official role or post held by employees IN ADDITION to their substantive job (and job description).

Role Descriptors are most commonly associated with Officers of the University such as;

A role descriptor has several purposes, providing the role holder with an understanding of the key accountabilities. 
duties and responsibilities they are expected to fulfil.

Click here for further information on University leadership roles and the process for appointment.


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