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Policy 4-5-2-4: Merit Procedure for Administrative Faculty at the Top of Their Salary Range

WNC Policy 4-5-2-4
Procedure: Merit Procedure for Administrative Faculty at the Top of Their Salary Range
Policy No.: 4-5-2-4
Department: Human Resources
Contact: Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel
Policy:

Merit can be granted for administrative faculty at the top of their salary range.

  • Section 1: Guidelines
    • A. Faculty do not apply for merit eligibility. All faculty are eligible for consideration for legislatively approved increases in salary earned through meritorious performance.
    • B. Consideration is based upon performance evaluation.
    • C. Board of Regents policy allows for merit consideration for faculty who are at the top of their salary range.
    • D. Administrative faculty at the top of their salary range may be eligible for merit consideration under the following circumstances:
      • 1. Performance evaluation demonstrates exceptional, not merely satisfactory, performance for the evaluation period.
      • 2. Identification of recipients is highly selective, and is not based upon a quota; nor should recipients be rotated among those eligible.
      • 3. Making these awards to eligible faculty at the top of their salary range will not adversely affect the merit award funds available to other faculty.
    • E. Recommendations for merit for administrative faculty at the top of their salary range are forwarded to the president for approval.
    • F. Each faculty member will receive written notice from the president.
    • G. The president is responsible for reporting annually to the chancellor the merit increases in salary awarded to academic and administrative faculty at the top of their salary range.
Date Adopted and Dates Revised
Date Adopted November 4, 2008 Dates Revised
NSHE and NRS Codes
NSHE Code Reference NSHE Board of Regents Handbook

NSHE Procedures and Guidelines Manual: Chapter 3, Section 4

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Date Printed: October 30, 2014
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