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Ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve the goals of the organization

* This competency pertains specifically to UF Advancement.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Being a team player and working collaboratively with others.

Utilizes resources and/or shares information that promotes and ensures team success.

Participates in group projects and happily assist colleagues when needed.

Readily supports other units/departments and/or centers of excellence.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Forms relationships with colleagues to assist in supporting long-term goals of the team, department, and organization.

Partners with others while prioritizing the team’s success.

Consistently treats colleagues with respect.

Actively participates and contributes positively to projects, assignments, etc.

Works cooperatively with colleagues across Centers of Excellence with transparent communication, support, and utilization of outside expertise.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Seeks ways to continuously improve on relationships with colleagues and external units, encouraging and utilizing other’s strengths.

Focuses on activities and methods to inspire trust and enhance organizational partnerships.

Consistently promotes an environment of cooperation and supports team members in accomplishing their goals.

Breaks down organizational barriers and silos creating mediums for open communication and collaboration.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Acknowledges and maximizes employees’ strengths by identifying and encouraging employees to lead or participate in various projects or initiatives.

Leverages network to facilitate mutually beneficial relationships and collaboration across units, departments, and/or Centers of Excellence.

Promotes cooperation and collaboration across units and/or departments to support the goals of the organization.

Interview Questions

  • Describe a time you had to share your expertise and/or resources with others to achieve a common goal? What role did you play? What was your approach?
  • Give me an example of your involvement in a team effort that failed. What were some of the challenges? What would you have done differently?
  • Share a time when you were instrumental in creating/improving a relationship with another team. How were you able to integrate diverse opinions to attain the desired goal?

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