University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • The critical knowledge and skills/education and experience that an applicant must have to perform the core responsibilities as indicated in the job duties/responsibilities.
  • These qualifications are based on the essential duties and responsibilities of the job and relate to what the employee actually needs to do in the job.

Preferred qualifications:

  • These qualifications include additional job-related education, experience, skills, competencies, and credentials desired by the hiring department.
  • These are not essential to the job but enhance a candidate‚Äôs ability to perform the job.
  • Applicants who possess these preferred qualifications would be considered top candidates for the position.
  • Should be specific enough to narrow down the applicant pool to the most potentially successful candidates but not so restrictive as to limit the consideration of applicants from under-represented groups and applicants with non-traditional career paths.