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This rule establishes policy in a of areas regarding human resources administration for the employees of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Commission and the public higher education institutions in West Virginia. It also provides guidelines for governing boards relative to decisions pertaining to public higher education employees. The primary responsibility for implementation rests with the Commission, in consultation with the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education Councilwho shall provide leadership and assistance to the human resources professionals within each organization to bring about the changes successfully.
Repeals and replaces Title Series 8, Sections 3, 10, 11, 18, and The intent of this rule is to establish a statewide, integrated human resources structure capable of, but not limited to, meeting the following objectives. Providing benefits to the citizens of the State of West Virginia by supporting the public policy agenda as articulated by state policymakers.
Addressing fiscal responsibility by making the best use of scarce resources and promoting fairness, ability, credibility, transparency and a systematic FACTS approach to progress in personnel decision-making. Building upon human resources best practices to prevent, reduce, or, wherever possible, eliminate arbitrary and capricious decisions affecting employees of higher education organizations.
Creating a stable, self-regulating human resources system capable of evolving to meet changing needs. Implementing, as appropriate, human resources best practices throughout the state higher education system. Developing and implementing a classification and compensation system that is fair, transparent, understandable, easy to administer, self regulating, and adaptable to meet future goals and priorities. Providing for careful consideration of the recommendations and supporting documentation contained in the Final Report of the Select Committee on Higher Education Personnel.
Encouraging organizations to pursue a human resources strategy which provides monetary and non-monetary returns to employees in exchange for their time, talents, and efforts to meet articulated goals, objectives and priorities of the State, the Commission and the organization. Maximizing the recruitment, motivation and retention of highly qualified employees, ensuring satisfaction and engagement of employees with their jobs, ensuring job performance and achieving desired ; and. Providing for recommendations from the Compensation Planning and Review Committee and the Job Classification Committee to be considered by the Commission and to be included in the legislative reporting process.
Base Salary. The amount or a rate of compensation for a specified position of employment or activity including for purposes of calculating non-exempt overtime rates annual experience increment but excluding any other payments or allowances for work or activity unrelated to that specified position of employment.
Benchmark Job. A job that is commonly found and defined and is used to make pay comparisons, either within the organization or to comparable jobs outside the organization. Programs that an employer uses to supplement the cash compensation of employees, including but not limited to, health and welfare plans, retirement plans, pay for time not worked, and other employee perquisites.
Career Ladder. A structured sequence of related, upwardly progressing positions. Classification System. An organized structure in which classified jobs, job descriptions, job titles, and job analyses are utilized to determine a hierarchy of jobs, career ladders and pay grade asments. Classified Employee. Any regular employee of an organization who holds a full-time or part-time position and is ased a particular job and job title within the classification system established by this rule or by other duly promulgated and adopted rules of the Commission.
Earnings provided by an employer to an employee for services rendered. Compensation Philosophy. Compensation Strategy. Employee Classification or Employee Class. There are three employee classes: classified, nonclassified and faculty. External Market Compensation: The external market, for purposes of evaluating relative market equity, for a classified, nonclassified or faculty position, shall be deemed to be the median compensation of substantially comparable positions in the relevant recruitment market as provided for in the approved institutional salary rule.
A key position trait used to evaluate a classified position according to a point factor system.
Full Funding. When an organization provides, in total, one hundred percent of the funds needed to meet the salary funding target reflected in the Temporary Higher Education Classified Employee Annual Salary Schedule, as calculated in October, Generic Job Description. A summary of the essential functions of a job, including the general nature of the work performed, a characteristic listing of duties and responsibilities, and the specifications necessary to perform the work.
Hot Jobs. Jobs which are subject to market volatility and in high demand, usually for a temporary length of time, for which there is a low supply of available workers with the required education, skills and abilities. The total collection of tasks, duties, and responsibilities ased to one or more individuals whose work is of the same nature and level.
Job Evaluation. A formal process used to evaluate classified jobs, establish proper pay grades, and slot jobs in pay grades. Job Family. A series of job titles in an occupational area or group. Job Title. The label that uniquely identifies and generally describes a job. The same descriptive job title shall be given to a group of jobs, regardless of location in the organization, which are substantially the same in duties and responsibilities, and which require substantially the same knowledge, skills and abilities performed under similar working conditions.
Major Deficiency. When an organization has failed to comply with federal or state law or with personnel rules of the Commission as identified by the human resources review. Meaningful ability. Measures that ensure adherence to rules and policies and provides for consequences for non-compliance. Merit Increases. A discretionary salary increase given to an employee to reward demonstrated achievements in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of a position, as evaluated by criteria established by the organization.
An employee of an organization who holds a position that is not ased a particular job and job title within the classification system established by this rule, or, by other duly promulgated and adopted rules of the Commission and who meets one or more of the following criteria:. Employee holds a direct policy-making position at the department or organization level; or. This definition is not dependent on FLSA status nor is it controlled by the function of the position within the organization e.
For example, neither a Food Service Worker nor a Academic Secretary would meet the definition; however, a Food Service Supervisor who selects vendors, negotiates supply contracts, sets a menu, etc. Employee reports directly to the president or chief executive officer of the organization.
Nonclassified Job Description. A summary of the most important features of a job, including the general nature and level of the work performed. Pay Grade. The level to which a job is ased within a classification structure. Peer Group. The job occupation group as recommended by the external vendor conducting the employee market salary study used to compare where each employee category falls in relation to its relevant recruitment market.
Point Factor Methodology. A method used to evaluate job factors in order to determine the pay grade to which a classified position is ased. A set of duties and responsibilities requiring employment of a single employee at a particular organization. Movement from a classified position requiring a certain level of skill, effort, and authority into a vacant or newly created classified position ased to a different job title and a higher pay grade that requires a greater degree of skill, effort, and authority. Relative Market Equity. The relative market status of each employee classification at an organization falls within five 5 percent of all other employee classifications within the organization for the preceding three-year period.
A comparison of the relative market status of the three distinct employee classes wherein the range from the class furthest from its market is within five 5 percent of the class closest to its market. Relative Market Status.
The calculated relationship between the average salary of each employee classification and its peer group. Return Rights. For return to classified status, this writing must set forth the classified job title and pay grade. For return to faculty status, this writing must set forth the appropriate faculty track, and rank. Salary Benchmarking.
The process of market pricing a benchmark job. Salary Schedule. A schedule consisting of a series of pay grades enacted by the Legislature or the Commission. A standard progression in pay rate established within a pay grade. Classification and Compensation System Goals and Objectives. Retain and motivate employees to accomplish objectives, goals, and priorities in state law, rules of the Commission, state-wide master plans for higher education, and institutional compacts. Retain and reward classified employees who make valuable contributions to state and organization goals, objectives and priorities.
Compensate employees within an organization fairly in relation to one another. Compensate employees across the higher education system who are performing similar work at similar wage rates. Compensate employees at levels that are competitive with appropriate external markets and are fiscally responsible.
Ensure that regular market salary analyses are performed to determine how organization compensation for all classes of employees compares to compensation in relevant external markets. Move classified employees through the compensation system based on performance and other objective, measureable factors including education, years of experience in higher education and experience above position requirements.
As each current employee to an initial step for his or her pay grade that is closest to and exceeds his or her current salary regardless of education, experience or performance. The salary of a current employee may not be reduced by a job reclassification, a modification of the market salary schedule, or other conditions that the Commission and the Council consider appropriate and reasonable.
The Commission, in consultation with the Job Classification Committee JCCshall have in place a generic job description for every classified job title. The Commission, in consultation with the JCC, shall develop a Position Information Questionnaire PIQ to be used by all organizations to gather data necessary for classification of positions. Each organization must ensure that a PIQ shall exist for every classified position.
A PIQ shall be updated at least every three years for accuracy by the employee and supervisor and submitted to human resources. Submission of an updated PIQ does not constitute a request for a classification review.
A formal request must be made pursuant to section six of this rule. Salary adjustments shall be made in accordance with the procedures for upgrades and downgrades specified in Commission rule or rules. During the course of its reviews, should the JCC discover the systematic misapplication of the program by an organization, it shall notify the Chancellors, who will take the appropriate action warranted.
Whenever the Chancellors, in consultation with the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and the JCC determine that employees have been misclassified at the organizational level, they shall order that these classifications and salaries be immediately adjusted to the proper level. Absent fraud on the behalf of the employee, any overpayment to the employee because of an erroneous classification decision by an organization shall not be collected from the employee. However, any erroneous overpayment to such an employee, once corrected, shall not be deemed as evidence in claims by other employees that the classification and compensation program is not equitable or uniform.
The Commission may allow the CPRC to collapse the three lowest pay grades into a single pay grade and provide for employees to be paid at rates appropriate to the highest of the three lowest pay grades. The JCC shall be comprised of four classified employees and six Human Resources specialists, ensuring representation from the Council institutions and the Commission institutions.
An organization may have no more than two members serving on the Committee at any time and the combined membership representing various groups or divisions within or affiliated with an organization in total may not constitute a majority of the membership.Wvu jobs classified
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