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The drive for results and efficiencies that achieve intended, measurable outcomes.

*This competency is part of the Management and Leadership Competencies at UF

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Explains the difference between effort and achievement.

Explains the importance of producing results that matter to the business.

Explains the concept of adapting tactics to support changing needs.

Provides examples of using back-channel methods to get things done.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Finds or creates ways to measure performance against goals.

Strives for excellence in performance by surpassing established standards.

Adjusts to new or changing assignments, processes, people, and priorities as business need dictates.

Seeks out advice, help, and information when needed to accomplish responsibilities.

Identifies and exploits own strengths; solicits support from others to minimize limitations.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Communicates a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done.

Reliably meets all team commitments, quotas, and goals.

Ensures time, resources, energy, and actions are focused on priorities that matter to the business.

Makes effective use of resources not under own direct control.

Takes risks in improving products and services while holding self and others accountable.

Rarely repeats mistakes; learns and adapts from prior errors.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Takes extraordinary measures to solve problems and get work done when situation calls for it.

Deals effectively with ambiguity and uncertainty; recovers from disappointments and setbacks.

Works to create a climate that values and rewards drive, initiative, and achievement of results.

Coaches others in behaviors for personal effectiveness, results-orientation.

Teaches others the importance of networking, using the informal organization for results.

Leads the way in viewing setbacks or failures as learning opportunities.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about a time you had to make a personal sacrifice in order to produce results you needed to.
  • Give me an example of a time you needed to utilize resources within your team or department to help you accomplish your task and how you sought out the help.
  • Tell me about a time when you did not produce the results you had planned and why this happened.

Titles with Shared Competencies

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Assistant Director, Operations Assistant Director, Physical Security Assistant Director, Procurement Assistant Director, Public/Governmental Relations Assistant Director, Real Estate Assistant Director, Research Administration Assistant Director, Safety & Security Assistant Director, Student Affairs Assistant Director, Student Financial Aid Assistant Director, Technology Licensing Assistant Director, University Budgets Assistant Director, University Housing Assistant Director, University Housing Operations Assistant Director, University Housing Residence Life Assistant Director, University Press Assistant University Registrar Associate Dean, Administrative Affairs Associate Dean, Student Affairs Associate Director, Academic Advising Associate Director, Academic Support Services Associate Director, Accounting Associate Director, Administrative Services Associate Director, Admissions Associate Director, Analytic Services Associate Director, Business Services Associate Director, Career Services Associate Director, Child Development Associate Director, Clinical Research Associate Director, Communications Associate Director, Data Management Associate Director, Education or Training Programs Associate Director, Environmental Health & Safety Associate Director, Facilities Operations Associate Director, Finance Associate Director, Health Care Administration Associate Director, Human Resources Associate Director, IT Associate Director, Marketing Associate Director, Museum Operations Associate Director, Operations Associate Director, Procurement Associate Director, Public/Governmental Relations Associate Director, Research Administration Associate Director, Safety & Security Associate Director, Student Affairs Associate Director, Student Financial Aid Associate Director, Student Legal Services Associate Director, Technology Licensing Associate Director, University Housing Associate Director, University Housing Operations Associate Director, University Housing Residence Life Associate Director, University Press Associate University Registrar Chief Information Security Officer Controller Director, Academic Advising Director, Academic Support Services Director, Accounting Director, Administrative Services Director, Admissions Director, Analytic Services Director, Audits Director, Business Services Director, Campus Human Resources Director, Campus IT Director, Career Services Director, Child Development Director, Clinical Research Director, Collaborative Initiatives Director, Communications Director, Education or Training Programs Director, Environmental Health & Safety Director, Facilities Operations Director, Finance Director, Health Care Administration Director, Human Resources Director, Investigations Director, IT Director, LibraryPress Director, Marketing Director, Multipurpose Facility Director, Museum Operations Director, Operations Director, Procurement Director, Public Records Director, Public/Governmental Relations Director, Real Estate Director, Research Administration Director, Safety & Security Director, Sales & Marketing Director, Student Affairs Director, Student Financial Aid Director, Student Legal Services Director, Sustainability Director, University Budgets Director, University Housing Director, University Housing Operations Director, University Housing Residence Life Director, University Press Director, Utilities/Energy Thermal Production Executive Director Financial Officer, SIP Manager, Academic Support Services Manager, Accounting Manager, Assets Manager, Benefits Manager, Box Office Manager, Clinical Research Manager, Employee Relations Manager, Farm Manager, Finance Manager, Genetic Counseling Manager, Health Care Administration Manager, Health Information Manager, Hotel Manager, Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Processing & Records Manager, Immigration Services Manager, Internal Audits Manager, IT Manager, Marine Facilities & Operations Manager, Operations Manager, Postal Services Manager, Procurement Manager, Public/Governmental Relations Manager, Transportation Manager, University Records Manager, Warehouse/Stores Senior Director, Facilities Operations Senior Director, IT Senior Director, Student Affairs Student Account Manager Superintendent, Custodial Superintendent, Grounds Superintendent, Maintenance University Architect University Registrar