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Innovation

Adaptibility

  

Analytical Skills

  

Technology

Taking the initiative to further enhance one’s skill set and being creative with ways of thinking or approaches that allow for action, reflection, failure, and resilience in an ever-changing world. Seizing the opportunity for organizational improvement that prompts critical thinking and problem solving by obtaining, processing, and synthesizing information. Employing current and emerging software and tools to solve general and industry-specific challenges.
 Level of Proficiency  Description
Awareness
theoretical knowledge
• Knows of current and emerging software and tools available
• Understands that current and emerging software and tools can be used to solve general and industry-specific challenges vision
Basic
limited experience
•Has a basic command of current and emerging software and tools and requires assistance using them
• Uses basic software and tools to solve some general and industry-specific challenges
Intermediate
practical application
• Is comfortable using current and emerging software and tools and troubleshoots independently before needing to seek assistance from others
• Begins to compare the potential of different software and tools to solve more complex general and industry-specific challenges
Advanced
extensive experience and application
• Is fluent in current and emerging software and tools, able to independently troubleshoot, and begins to see opportunities for integration of software and tools level
• Articulates strengths and shortcomings of current and emerging software and tools in solving sophisticated general and industry-specific challenges
Expert
recognized for mastery and attainment in all areas
• Recognized as a resource on current and emerging software and tools and possesses a firm knowledge on how current and emerging software and tools can be integrated
• Sought out by others on how technology can help solve general and industry-specific challenges

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Adaptability

Analytical Skills

Technology

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