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University Human Resources works collaboratively with university departments on the evaluation and classification of all support staff positions in accordance with the existing compensation system.
The process determines the appropriate classification and grade for all new, vacant, and encumbered staff positions through a review of the position’s duties and responsibilities. Staff positions include Administrative and Managerial, Professional, Supervisory or Confidential positions and other aligned and nonaligned staff positions.
Please contact the appropriate human resources office for assistance with this process:
A review should be requested whenever:
It should be noted that the grade structure encompasses a broad scope of responsibilities, which may limit the need for a reclassification.
A classification review is not needed when a department wishes to recruit for a vacant position for which the job duties have not changed. However, a request to recruit and announce this vacancy must be submitted to the appropriate human resources office. For more information, see our Hiring Toolkit.
UHR compensation staff conduct monthly classification review meetings with committees of senior administrators who are subject matter experts in their functional areas.
The compensation specialist notifies you of the results of the review and:
The CARF is used to request the classification and/or recruitment of all new, vacant, and encumbered staff positions. It captures the key responsibilities and other relevant information, to include a current organization chart, related to the position under review. This information is essential in determining its appropriate classification and grade/range.
The ATS streamlines the process to request classifications and/or postings of new, vacant, or encumbered positions.
Summary generic descriptions and requirements for representative positions within the Administrative, Professional or Supervisory job families are available.