job description

noun
an abstract of a job analysis containing the classification of and requirements for a job, used in hiring and placing prospective employees.

Origin:
1955–60

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job description
 
n
a detailed written account, agreed between management and worker, of all the duties and responsibilities which together make up a particular job

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Main Entry:  job description
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a formal explanation of an employee's responsibilities
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Example sentences
Still, because there's no job description, a first lady is free to make the
  role anything she wants.
Unfortunately the search committee thought your resume of wit and sarcasm was
  much more in line with the job description.
Remember to emphasize your teaching experience and try to relate it to the job
  description.
Address each qualification called for explicitly, in the order listed, matching
  your language to that of the job description.
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