Knowledge, skill, and ability are what you bring to a job. They are the basics for entry level performance.
Competencies are those behaviors you exhibit or actions you take when performing a complex task. They are built over time through experience, and they are required for high-quality performance.
To succeed in your job and to advance in your career, you need to know what is expected of those in your position and the positions to which you aspire.
Click on the + next to the topics in the center section of this page to see the competencies that have been determined by our members to be key to successful performance in higher education financial and administrative positions. Once the competencies are displayed, you can click on them to find the resources on this site associated that competency.
From the left column, you can select Chief Business Officer or Staff of Business Office to see the competencies associated with these roles.