Guidelines for Proposed Salary Plan for Policy-Covered Staff (FY 2005-2006)

DEANS, DIRECTORS, DEPARTMENT CHAIRS, and ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS

Re: Guidelines for Proposed Salary Plan for Policy-Covered Staff (FY 2005-06)

We are very pleased to announce guidelines for implementing the Proposed Staff Salary Plan for Fiscal Year 2005-06, effective October 1, 2005. Guidelines for implementing staff salary increases for policy-covered (non-represented) staff are summarized below. Salary actions for exclusively represented employees are determined in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements and/or meeting-and-conferring as appropriate under the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA).

SALARY STRUCTURE ADJUSTMENTS

Consistent with University-wide action, it is proposed that the salary ranges in the following open range salary structures be adjusted by 3.5% effective October 1, 2005:

  • Management and Senior Professionals (MSP) (Attachment A)
  • Professional and Support Staff (PSS 1 – 7, Attachment A) (PSS A – D, Attachment B)
  • Information Technology Professionals (Attachment B)

For step-based salary plans, the proposed range adjustment is 2% effective October 1, 2005. (See Attachment C for the Student Assistant series ranges.)

SALARY INCREASES FOR STAFF IN MERIT-BASED PAY PLANS

The proposed fund pool for merit increases (covering range and merit funding) for policy-covered staff is 3.5%, effective October 1, 2005, for those on a monthly pay schedule and September 25, 2005, for those on a biweekly pay schedule. In order to be eligible for a merit increase, employees must have been on payroll by April 1, 2005, and have a performance rating of “satisfactory” or above.

Merit Rosters will be distributed soon. Please see the attached merit guidelines for further detail. (Attachment D)

PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS

In accordance with Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) 23 and campus guidelines/procedures, written performance evaluations should be completed.
 

SPECIAL SALARY EQUITY FUNDING

As part of the salary program for policy-covered staff employees in Fiscal Year 2005-06, departments will be able to address salary equity needs, including significant market lags and individual salary inequities. The Office of Academic Planning and Budget will be allocating State funding, effective October 1, 2005, to support this program based upon the number of eligible employees in policy-covered positions. The amount of this funding will be known at a later date. It is expected that departments with non-State funded operations will provide equivalent funding for the same purposes. 

Compensation Services in Campus Human Resources is available to provide analytical support and consultation services to campus organizations for review of salary equity recommendations. Please see Attachment E for further details on this program.

STAFF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Information about Staff Achievement Awards in 2005-06 will be distributed separately.

Please share these proposed guidelines with policy-covered employees in your organization. You may direct questions to Campus Human Resources, Compensation Services at 310-794-0880 or Healthcare Human Resources at 310-794-0500. EDB questions may be directed to Personnel Services at 310-794-3147.

Lubbe Levin      
Assistant Vice Chancellor    
Campus Human Resources 

 

Campus Human Resources, Policy & Personnel Services
Phone: (310) 794-3147 | Fax: (310) 794-0865