811.1 Classification of Furman University Personnel

Created by: Dana Trebing on 03/01/2005
Category: 8 - Human Resources; 10 - Benefits/Services
 
Originator: Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Current File: 811.1
Adoption Date: 11/17/2014
Reviewed for Currency: 11/17/2014
 
Replaces File: 811.1
Date of Origin: 04/21/1975
 
Classification: Faculty; Human Resources
 
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811.1 Classification of Furman University Personnel

 

A. Background

In order to administer personnel policies and procedures and to provide required data to various federal agencies, it is essential that all personnel be classified in a systematic manner according to their responsibilities. 

 

B. Policy

The personnel of Furman University is divided into four functional groups:

(1) Faculty,

(2) Administrators,

(3) Staff,

(4) Student employees.

 

C. Guidelines

1. Faculty hold academic appointments from the President and the Board of Trustees in accordance with the academic ranks detailed in Files 157.8 and 155.5.  Faculty are paid monthly and are exempted from the record keeping provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

2. Administrators hold administrative or supervisory positions within the university. This group is further divided according to their duties and responsibilities as follows: (a) officers and administration and (b) administrators and supervisory staff. Administrators are paid monthly and are exempted from the record keeping provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

3. Staff employees hold special jobs within the university. This group is further divided according to areas of duties and responsibilities as follows: (a) office and clerical, (b) technical and paraprofessional, (c) skilled trades and crafts, and (d) service. Staff employees are paid biweekly on an hourly rate of pay.

4. Student employees are regularly enrolled students whose jobs are handled by the hiring department in coordination with the Student Employment Office. Students are utilized during the school year in various occupations throughout the university and are paid hourly wages biweekly. 

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