Competencies and Associated Skills
Innovation & Creativity - Generates new, varied, and unique ideas, and makes connections between previously unrelated ideas.
Flexibility & Adaptability - Synthesizes and integrates ideas; brainstorms to produce new ideas or results; able to adjust or change to best meet the needs of the situation or environment.
Verbal Communications - Articulates thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively to exchange information.
Written Communication - Clearly exchanges information using appropriate platforms to deliver messages.
Digital Literacy - Leveraging existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks and accomplish goals.
Technical Aptitude - Skillful in use of tools, hardware, software and equipment.
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving - Exercises sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. Ability to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts and data.
Quantitative Reasoning - The application of mathematical, logical and statistical skills to interpret data and produce new information.
Teamwork & Collaboration - Builds collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers.
Global Fluency - Demonstrates openness, values differences and practices inclusiveness.
Professionalism & Work Ethic - Demonstrates personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality, working productively with others, and time management.
Initiative - Independently determining what needs to be done and acting on it.
Leadership - Leverages the strengths of others to achieve common goals, and uses interpersonal skills to coach and develop others.
Project Management - Initiates, structures, and carries out steps to complete projects and tasks.