Job Description

A job description is a useful tool that describes all the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of a position. The primary function of this assignment is to increase understanding of the critical elements in a job description and its alignment to the HRM process and to talent acquisition. Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read the article , the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics , the guide  and the web page  from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
In your paper,

Discuss how a job description is a function of management.
Consider the following areas of a job description below and explain how these components contribute to an effective performance management system:

Tasks
Tools and technology
Knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs)
Education requirements

Explain the legal components in a job description as it relates to the EEOC.
Describe at least two assessment methods that can be used when recruiting qualified candidates and how those two methods are appropriate for meeting organizational objectives.

For additional support with completing this assignment, please refer to the following tools:

. This tip sheet will support you in researching through the University of Arizona Global Campus Library.
. This will assist you in determining the reliability of an HR website.
.This tutorial explains the differences between scholarly and popular resources.
. This tip sheet will support you in researching through the University of Arizona Global Campus Library.

The Job Description paper

Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Centers  resource.
Must include a separate title page with the following:

Title of paper
Students name
Course name and number
Instructors name
Date submitted

For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to .
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph.

For assistance on writing , refer to the Writing Center resources.

Must use at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed, or credible sources in addition to the course text.

The  table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.

Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Centers  guide.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the  resource in the Writing Center for specifications.

Carefully review the  for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.