201.34

New and Changed Positions

Applies to: Regular Staff with the exception of those represented by a bargaining unit
  1. Policy

    The University may establish or change positions.

  2. Definitions

    1. A “position” is a group of duties, responsibilities and working conditions requiring the service of one person for the hours per week specified.
    2. A “market referenced” position is one that is mapped to a market title based upon 60% or more of the primary duties aligning with the market description. 
    3. The “mapping” of a position is the assignment of a position to a market title.
  3. Regulations

    1. New positions are mapped and existing positions re-mapped at the request of the department.
    2. Employees may initiate a review of their position's market title by contacting the appropriate department Human Resources Office or University Human Resources.
    3. Positions may be established or changed only after the following conditions have been met:
      1. Approval by the appropriate department budget authority; and
      2. Approval of the classification by the appropriate Human Resources Office.
    4. Applicants for employment may not be hired or processed before a position is established or classified.
Notes

Changes made on 6/16/2016 update terminology used in the Career Family Classification System 

SPG Number
201.34
Date Issued
Last Updated
Next Review Date
Applies To
Regular Staff with the exception of those represented by a bargaining unit
Owner
University Human Resources and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Primary Contact
University Human Resources and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs