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Success at ECU

Core Skills

Communication Skills (Listening, Verbal, Written)
The ability to listen, write, and speak effectively is critical.

Analytical/Research Skills
Ability to assess a situation, seek multiple perspectives, gather information, and identify key issues that need to be addressed.

Computer/Technical Literacy
Basic understanding of computer hardware and software, especially word processing, spreadsheets, and email.

Flexibility/Managing Multiple Projects
Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments.

Interpersonal Skills
Ability to relate to your co-workers, inspire others to participate, and alleviate conflict with co-workers.

Leadership/Management Skills
Ability to take charge when needed, set an example for co-workers, include others, and manage daily tasks to be productive.

Multicultural Sensitivity/Awareness
Must demonstrate a sensitivity and awareness of other people and cultures.

Ability to set goals, design, plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted time frame.

Problem Solving/Reasoning/Creativity
Ability to find solutions to problems using creativity, reasoning, and past experiences, along with available information and resources.

Ability to work with others in a professional manner while attempting to achieve a common goal.

Core Values

  • Honesty/Integrity
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Dedication/Hard Work/Work Ethic/Tenacity
  • Dependability/Reliability/Responsibility
  • Loyalty
  • Positive Attitude/Motivation/Energy/Passion
  • Professionalism
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Motivation/Ability to Work with Little or No Supervision
  • Willingness to Learn New Skills or Techniques