Professional 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.
The 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 Appointment
A 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.
Job seeker who has applied for the vacancy.
The 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.
A salary increase (may be temporary or permanent).
University 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) Decision
The reallocation or termination of resources by a university management decision that may result in staffing reductions in a program or operational area.
Applicant who has been deemed minimally qualified for the vacancy.
Process in which OHR helps divisions manage the recruitment, assessment and selection of high-volume and continuously recruited positions (e.g., custodial positions).
The chief executive of UW–Madison.
City of Madison Living Wage
110% of the Federal poverty rate for a family of four.
Civil Service System
A hiring process that incorporates merit selection principles including objective criteria to evaluate job applicants and make hiring decisions.
Paid 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.
When a temporary employee works two or more TE appointments at the same time.
When a temporary employee works two or more TE appointments back-to-back.
Employment 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.
All 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 Supervisor
Employee of the Board of Regents
Extraordinary Salary Range (ESR)
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Immediate Family Member
Light (Modified) Duty
Prevailing Wage Rate
Recruitment, Assessment, and Selection Plan
State of Wisconsin Adjusted Continuous Service
UW–Madison Adjusted Continuous Service