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HRM 590 Week 3 Assignment 1 Job Analysis

HRM 590 Week 3 Assignment 1 Job Analysis

Author: James Davis

HRM 590 Week 3 Assignment 1 Job Analysis

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Assignment 1: Job Analysis – Due Week 3

Purpose: To create a new job description for a new position in the human resource department. This will require conducting a job analysis and writing a job description. The job will provide administrative support to a 10-employee HRM office. Incumbent will also act as department receptionist. Some duties include maintaining personnel files, performing all administrative functions for the office personnel, assisting the public and employees with personnel questions, following company policy when dispensing information, reviewing and processing forms for personnel changes, monitoring staff time and payroll items, handling director’s calendar, handling office mail, filing, typing as requested, answering phones, and other duties as assigned.




Task Statements

Complete the Task Statement template posted in Doc Sharing. Be sure the task statements are specific, time determined, and measurable. Be sure the task statements are single task items. You do not want multiple tasks within one task statement because that will make it difficult to identify the KSA and to measure later for performance evaluation.


KSA Statements

Complete the KSA (knowledge, skills, abilities) Statement template posted in Doc Sharing. You will take each Task Statement and identify the KSA needed for each task. This helps determine the level and required job skills.


Job Description

From the Task and KSA Statement templates, write a viable job description with the following sections:

Job Summary Essential Job Functions Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Education, Experience, Certifications, and Licenses Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Equipment and Tools Utilized


Literature Review

Find three scholarly sources that validate your job analysis process. Provide a summary of your articles in 2–3 pages following proper writing style and formatting as described in Best Practices below. Be sure to properly cite and reference your sources. There should be no copied material in any section of this assignment


Paper Mechanics

Follow Guidelines and Best Practices sections.



Submit the following:

1. Completed Task Statement template (25 points)

2. Completed KSA Statement template (25 points)

3. Job description (25 points)

4. Literature review (40 points)

5. Readability (10 points)

Total Points: 125

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