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Job Functions

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Job functions are sub-sets within a job family and are used to further group jobs.  Your peers within your department are likely part of the same job family as you, and may be part of the same job function.


A job function is a specific occupational area within a family that is similar in educational background, experience/competency requirements and market value. 

Examples of job functions (with corresponding job families):

  • Family: Human Resources
    Functions: Compensation, Benefits
  • Family: Academic Support
    Functions: Advising
  • Family: Library Services
    Functions: Collections, Archives

A comprehensive listing of job functions, organized by their corresponding job family, can be found within the Job Families page. 

For details about the DePaul's compensation program, please refer to the Salary Administration Guidebook.