Compensation and Classification

Campus Address
121-11 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 11
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States


  • Comprehensive understanding of recognized body of knowledge, or a highly specialized discipline, requiring application of theory, techniques, regulations and principles.


  • Applies knowledge to varied situations, where clear alternatives may not exist and the facts of the situation must be evaluated and defined.
  • Judgments and decisions rely on interpretations of policies and procedures.
  • Creativity or innovation is routinely expected at this level. 


  • Leads the activities within work unit and coordinates with other work units.
  • Scope of responsibilities is focused on achieving work unit outcomes in coordination with other work units


  • Provides input into the development of the strategy and goals of the unit.
  • Accountable for the implementation and achievement of work unit goals; and for the quality and quantity of work of others in the work unit.
  • Impact and risk of errors impacting unit outcomes and related work units.


  • Effective communication involves coordinating complex and/or technical information among members of the work unit and individuals from other work units to assure outcomes are achieved.
  • At times may require skill in persuasion to influence others where there is difference of opinions.