Professional staff compensation
Professional staff are non-union, non-academic employees working at the University. Learn more about your position, excess compensation, and temporary pay increases.
When a professional staff position’s duties and responsibilities expand or substantially change, the position may be reviewed to determine whether the position’s salary amount, job profile and/or compensation grade assignment should change.
Have questions regarding the University's professional staff compensation review process? This FAQ page addresses several concerns that employees have had in the past. See if your questions have been answered.
All temporary pay increases for professional staff require approval by the ISC or by the Compensation office. In Workday, temporary pay increases for professional staff are known as allowances. Find out how to process temporary pay increase requests.
If a professional staff employee temporarily takes on additional duties for their regular department, a temporary pay increase may be appropriate. Find out what might qualify for excess compensation and how you can gain approval for it.
Payroll title "descriptors" help identify and propose the payroll title to be assigned during recruitment, or when a professional staff position is reviewed for a change in payroll title. Each payroll title descriptor provides a general description of the work the series typically performs.