DIRECCT Values

Diversity:
 
Valuing and including people from all cultures and backgrounds in the pursuit of our common goals.
  
Behaviors:
  • I view differences of opinion as essential for growth.
  • I treat everyone with dignity and understanding.
  • I respect all members of the University community.

Integrity:
 
Demonstrating honesty and fairness in our words and actions.
 
Behaviors:
  • I uphold the highest standards of ethical behavior.
  • I act with sincerity and truthfulness in all interactions.
  • I model fair treatment and respect for everyone.

Responsibility:
 
Exhibiting pride and accountability in the performance of duties and ensuring the long-term success of our University.
 
Behaviors:
  • I utilize University resources in a responsible manner.
  • I make the goals of the University my priority.
  • I am dependable and trustworthy.

Excellence:
 
Striving to accomplish our goals with quality, rigor, passion, and distinction.
 
Behaviors:
  • I perform each task with the highest level of quality.
  • I exceed the expectations of everyone I serve.
  • I actively seek opportunities to learn, grow, and improve performance.

Compassion:
 
Behaving in a caring, humane, and empathic way.
 
Behaviors:
  • I seek to transform the lives of others for the better.
  • I listen to others with empathy and understanding.
  • I help to resolve and relieve stressful situations.

Creativity:
 
Embracing innovation, flexibility, and originality in the pursuit of our vision and mission.
 
Behaviors:
  • I actively pursue new and better ways for achieving desired results.
  • I recognize and encourage creativity among my colleagues.
  • I see improvement as my responsibility.

Teamwork:
 
Engaging and working well together to achieve optimal results.
 
Behaviors:
  • I always communicate honestly and openly.
  • I treat others as they would like to be treated.
  • I support my colleagues in the pursuit of our common goals.