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Vacancies create a critical opportunity for departments to evaluate their organizational structures and ensure efficiency in the way work is performed. To this end, the University and the Division of Human Resources recommend evaluating classifications whenever vacancies arise, with particular attention to certain positions.
Specific guidelines and policies serve to support this process by routing requests for specific classifications to HR Compensation for review prior to use. These classifications require approval due to their high level of impact to University operations and/or due to the way the classification’s scope depends on current business operations. This approval process pertains to new hires, as well as requests to reclassify or career ladder a current employee into a classification meeting one or more of the following criteria:
Guidance regarding Program Series titles is available through the HR webpage linked here.
Additionally, certain classifications do not require HR Compensation review; however, do require approval from other University departments prior to use and include:
*Note: This pertains to undergraduate advisement positions within Main Campus academic programs.
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A department must submit a request to HR Compensation whenever there is a request to use a classification meeting the above criteria. For quick submission, access the online Classification for Posting request form available at this link. Alternatively, a department may submit the following to email@example.com:
No additional approvals are required; however, requestors should work with their respective organizational leadership to identify any internal approvals that must be obtained prior to submitting to Human Resources.
Yes. HR Compensation can evaluate any request, regardless of whether it meets the above criteria, and provide insights on an appropriate classification to meet your organizational needs.
No. This process also applies to other compensation actions, including reclassifications and career ladders. Additional HR review is required for all requests for use of classifications meeting the above criteria, whether the use is the result of a new hire or other classification movement.