Human Resources Policy and Procedure
Number 5.0: Staff Position Categories
It is the intention of the University of Kentucky to define staff positions in a manner which will support and promote sound human resources and administrative practices.
Broad employment categories have been established and defined. These categories assist the University in complying with appropriate federal and state laws as well as University intent.
It is the responsibility of Human Resources to categorize positions as follows:
1) Professional and Administrative category (exempt) positions encompass one or more of the following major elements:
2) Technical and Scientific category (non-exempt) positions involve supporting tasks vital to the successful completion of teaching, research, and service functions and requiring specialized knowledge and skills acquired through experience or education, but which do not normally meet the criteria for the professional and administrative category.
3) Office and Clerical category (non-exempt) poiitions encompass a wide range of activities involved with processing, collecting, recording and distributing various records, reports, communications and other informational data required in support of the teaching, research and service functions.
4) Service and Maintenance category (non-exempt) positions involve supportive service activities relating to building and grounds, maintenance, food services, farm labor, hospital support and other auxiliary functions of a nontechnical nature.
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