1. What does selection criteria include?

Selection criteria go beyond minimum qualifications and look at quantity, quality, and relevancy of education, experience, knowledge and other skills that each applicant possesses. Selection criteria also include qualifications that may be unique to the particular job and the particular department rather than the more general minimum qualifications. When applicants are compared to each other and selection criteria are applied, the best-qualified candidate can be selected.

2. List some types of pre-determined selection criteria?

Selection Criteria 1:
Education: Level completed, relevancy and quality.
Selection Criteria 2:
Previous Work Experience: Amount, relevancy and quality organizational skills including the ability to work in a diverse environment, multitask and work under pressure; reliability including good attendance and punctuality.
Selection Criteria 3:
Communication: Written, oral and interpersonal skills.
Selection Criteria 4:
Technology (if applicable): Amount, relevancy and quality of information technology training and/or experience.
Selection Criteria 5:
Licenses and Certification (if applicable): Possesses or can timely obtain necessary licenses and/or certifications.

3. Which methods should be used for measuring each criterion?

The department head must determine the method they will use for measuring each criterion. The choices are:
☛ Interview
☛ Work Sample
☛ Application, Cover Letter, Resume
☛ References
☛ Writing Sample

4. What are the purposes of minimum qualification tools?

Minimum qualifications are used to screen applicants by comparing their qualifications to those minimally necessary to do the job. Minimum qualifications for non-instructional positions are found in teams under Position Descriptions.

5. How to check the answers of the candidate whether true or fake while interviewing?

The interviewer should try to find out whether the interviewee is faking the answers, or is trying to withhold some information about the answer or themselves. If you do think that the interviewee is faking the answers, do not confront him or her about it. In turn, you can simply ask the interviewee to give any examples of anything that he or she has told you about.

6. Which technical aspects - professional skills asked by the interviewer?

While the interview is going on, you should try to understand the personal traits as well as the attitude of the individual towards the job as well as their profession. Also, try to gauge how serious he is about the job.

7. Described about the purpose of selection criteria?

Selection criteria are used to determine the best-qualified applicant from among all of the candidates who have met the minimum qualifications and were selected for an interview for the particular position.

8. What are tools for screening the best candidates?

In order to fill an open University position and to find the best qualified applicant for the position, applicants must be judged by using clearly defined standards or criteria which reflect the specific needs of the department. Two sets of standards are used in screening applicants. These are:
☛ Minimum Qualifications
☛ Selection Criteria

9. How candidate rating done in candidate selection criteria?

Ratings will be assigned as a 1-5 scale:
1) Does not meet this qualification
2) Demonstrates less than average qualification
3) Demonstrates average level of qualification
4) Demonstrates above average level of qualification
5) Exceeds the level of qualification required
The total rating for each criterion will be the percentage of weight x the score (1-5)

10. What happend if the criterion is not used in candidate selection criteria?

If the criterion is not used, select No Response. The total percentage should equal 100%. The TEAMS system does not calculate the total percentage selected.

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