Week 6 – Assignment: Prepare Job Descriptions and Calls for Applicants Instructions

Week 6 – Assignment: Prepare Job Descriptions and Calls for Applicants
Organization X just recovered funds from a year-long hiring freeze and is preparing for a hiring sweep to fill several much-needed positions. For this assignment, complete the following:
Write a job description for an administrative assistant to top management that will attract individuals who exhibit Public Service Motivation (PSM)-like qualities to Organization X.
After formulating the job description, write a call for applications.
Finally, attach a short reflection in the form of a memo to send to those interviewing potential candidates for the position citing the scholarly literature that explains why you worded the description and call for applications in this way. Keep in mind this memo is a reference for those interviewing prospective candidates. As such, you also want to ensure inclusion of the most helpful information on how to spot candidates with high levels of PSM-like qualities.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages
References: Include a minimum of 5 scholarly resources.
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards where appropriate. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
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Battaglio, R. (2015). Public human resource management: Strategies and practices in the 21st century. London: SAGE Publications, Ltd
Kearney, R. C., & Coggburn, J. D. (2016). Public human resource management: Problems and prospects. Los Angeles: CQ Press
Rainey, H. G., & Cook, M. (2014). Understanding and managing public organizations. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass