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Employee Types

The following chart details the different employee types/employee classes to assist in understanding how the bonus/awards process works for each type of employee.

Classified

Classified employees usually qualify for all employee benefits, and are subject to the provisions of the Virginia Personnel Act.

Wage

Wage employment is defined as employment to meet seasonal, temporary, part-time, or casual workforce needs. Wage employees are not covered by the Virginia Personnel Act. Wage employees are limited to working 1,500 hours during a period of 365 consecutive days starting the first day a wage employee begins work. Employees do not receive benefits while on wage appointment except for worker's compensation and leave without pay for military service in the reserve components. Wage employees are eligible to participate in tax-sheltered annuities and the legal assistance plan.

Teaching & Research Faculty

Positions in this category have specific assignments that customarily require instruction, research, or public service as a principal activity. Examples include academic rank titles such as professor associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, or lecturer.

Administrative Faculty

Administrative faculty require the performance of work directly related to the management of the educational and general activities of the institution, department, or sub-division. Incumbents in these positions have a reporting relationship normally no lower than three levels below the president.

Professional Faculty

Professional faculty require advanced learning and experience acquired by prolonged formal instruction and/or specialized work experience. This category is normally limited to librarians, counselors, coaches, lawyers, and other professional positions serving education, research, athletic, student affairs and development functions.

Student Workers

There are two types of student workers. Work study students are paid through a financial award, while student hourly employees are paid through general funds.


Classified Employment

Standing and Smiling

Faculty Employment

Professor Tim Seibles

Hourly Employment

Student with Violin

Employee Class

Employee Type

Salary Sub-Acct

Position # Prefix

CN

Classified - Non-Exempt

4002

00

CE

Classified - Exempt

4002

00

NF

Higher Ed Academic Assist

4031

AA

F1

Instructional Faculty < 12 mos

4005

FO

F2

Instructional Faculty - 12 mos

4005

FO

FA

Admin Faculty

4001

FA

FA

Admin Faculty

4001

FP

FA

Admin Faculty

4001

GA

FA

Admin Faculty

4001

GP

HR

Hourly

4021

HR

AJ

Adjunct Faculty

4027

AJ

RA

Grad Research Assist

4023

RA

SH

Regular Student Hourly

4025

RS

Summer Student Hourly

4026

TA

Grad Teaching Assist

4022

TA

VS

Community Service - Workstudy

4029

VS

WS

Workstudy Students - Federal

4028

WS