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Academic StaffProfessional and administrative personnel with 1) Duties that are exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and 2) Perform work that is primarily associated with higher education institutions or their administration.
Accrued LeaveThe amount of sick leave, vacation, vacation carryover, personal holiday, legal holiday and banked leave an employee has earned based on the number of hours in pay status.
Administrative Limited AppointmentA leadership role such as dean or associate dean that falls into the employee category of Limited. A Limited appointee serves at the discretion of the appointing authority.
ApplicantJob seeker who has applied for the vacancy.
AppointmentThe action of an appointing authority to place a person in a position within the agency in accordance with the law and the Rules of the Administrator, Division of Merit Recruitment and Selection (DMRS). An appointment is effective when the employee reports for work or is in paid leave status on the agreed starting date and time.
Base-Building AdjustmentA salary increase (may be temporary or permanent).
Blue-Collar Multi-ShiftUniversity Staff titles that are in pay schedule 03 (e.g., custodian, food service assistant, food retail/catering leader and food production assistant) and in multiple-shift environments (e.g., first shift, second shift and third shift).
Budget (Program) DecisionThe reallocation or termination of resources by a university management decision that may result in staffing reductions in a program or operational area.
CandidateApplicant who has been deemed minimally qualified for the vacancy.
Centralized RecruitmentProcess in which OHR helps divisions manage the recruitment, assessment and selection of high-volume and continuously recruited positions (e.g., custodial positions).
ChancellorThe chief executive of UW–Madison.
City of Madison Living Wage110% of the Federal poverty rate for a family of four.
Civil Service SystemA hiring process that incorporates merit selection principles including objective criteria to evaluate job applicants and make hiring decisions.
Compensatory TimePaid time off the job which is earned and accrued by an employee instead of immediate cash payment for overtime. Compensatory time may be used instead of vacation balance.
Concurrent AppointmentsWhen a temporary employee works two or more TE appointments at the same time.
Consecutive AppointmentsWhen a temporary employee works two or more TE appointments back-to-back.
Continuous EmploymentEmployment in a leave-earning position within the University of Wisconsin System or the State of Wisconsin that has not experienced a break in service longer than the reinstatement period for the applicable employment category. Continuous employment will be counted in determining an employee’s length of continuous service.
Continuous ServiceAll the time in a position with a State of Wisconsin agency as defined in Wis. Admin. Code § ER 18.01(3) or with the UW System in a position with an expectation for continued service, adjusted for any breaks in service. Continuous service at the University of Wisconsin System does not include time served in positions that are ineligible for leave per UW–Madison Campus-wide Operational Policy: Sick Leave.
Crafts Worker
Crafts Worker Supervisor
Creditable Service
Employee of the Board of Regents
Exempt Staff
Extraordinary Salary Range (ESR)
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Family Member
Hiring Administrator
Hiring Manager
Hours Worked
Immediate Family Member
Internal Recruitment
Layoff Group
Layoff Status
Light (Modified) Duty
Lump-Sum Payment
Nonexempt Staff
Nonexempt Staff
Nonexempt Supervisor
Occasional (Sporadic)
Operational Area
Permanent Status
Premium Rate
Prevailing Wage Rate
Recruitment, Assessment, and Selection Plan
Recurring Appointments
Regular Rate
Shop Supervisor
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Standard Recruitment
State of Wisconsin Adjusted Continuous Service
Temporary Appointment
Temporary Employee
UW–Madison Adjusted Continuous Service