Career path across stages
Tom is a Coordinator 1 for Academic Programs within the Student Services job family. During his performance review, he and his manager agreed on his career development goal to seek a certification in student leadership and apply for a committee chair position associated with a national organization. During the year, he enrolled in the program and received the certification. During the annual performance review process, his manager took this into consideration and Tom earned a 3% increase acknowledging his Promotion-Career Development from proficient to accomplished.
Career path upward between job levels
Mary is a Specialist 2 for within the Technology Services job family. She is interested in learning as much as possible within her career field and included her interests in career development plan to attend several specific trainings and on-the-job projects that would utilize these new skills. Her manager reviewed the plan, had a conversation with Mary regarding her career plans and then approved the plan. Throughout the year, Mary participated in various training, received recognition for leading a successful project and obtained a new technology certification. In the next performance review process, she received a Promotion-Career Development, from Specialist 2 to Specialist 3.
Planning for a career move to a related job (different family)
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Career path to different job title within same job family
Josh is an Instructional Design Specialist 3 within the Academic and Faculty Affairs job family. Josh worked collaboratively with his manager to identify the next steps of his career. He enjoyed the work he was doing but was interested in taking on more responsibilities. Josh and his manager developed a plan to include additional projects and training to learn best practices in the instructional design field. The manager recently learned that another employee would be soon leaving the department, which allowed him the opportunity to give Josh additional projects to gain more experience. Josh received recognition from several professors for his work on developing presentations and aids for two courses and a national conference presentation. His work was so exceptional that he was often requested to develop creative components for various courses. Because of his creativity and commitment to learning new instructional design software and staying abreast of the latest trends in the field, Josh was promoted from an Instructional Design Specialist 3 to a Senior Instructional Design Specialist 1.