||Staffing: Administrative/Professional Compensation Appeal Process
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Employees disagreeing with their position comparison in the market survey
for compensation comparison purposes may submit a formal appeal. Disagreements
as to placement within a pay range are not covered by this appeal process.
Appeals must be submitted in writing and must outline duties and responsibilities
additional to those normally performed by employees with similar positions
in comparable institutions of higher education. Appeals must also include the
Employee's argument regarding the contention and the relief requested.
Approved job descriptions on file in the Employee Relations Office shall be
considered the official document describing the duties and responsibilities
of Administrative/Professional positions.
Steps involved in employee compensation appeal process:
- The employee must submit a written appeal to the Manager of Labor Relations,
with a copy to the appropriate Vice President or Cabinet member.
- The appropriate Vice President and/or Cabinet member shall submit the employee's
written appeal, along with their recommendation, to the Appeals Committee.
- The Appeals Committee shall consist of the Manager of Labor Relations and
one representative appointed by the Executive Vice President and one representative
appointed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Each vice president
shall appoint an alternate committee member who shall replace the permanent
committee member when the position being appealed is under the supervision
or management of the representative appointed by the vice president.
The Appeals Committee shall meet and reviews the appeal and make a final
Cabinet members and members of the Appeals Committee wishing to appeal
determinations regarding their individual positions must submit a written
appeal to the President who shall make a final determination regarding
- Determinations made by the Appeals Committee and the President shall be
deemed final and shall not be appealable to the Board of Regents.