|Title:||Special Payroll Policy|
|Policy Owner:||Board of Trustees|
|Applies to:||Faculty, Staff, Students|
|Campus Applicability:||Storrs and Regional Campuses|
|Effective Date:||December 7, 2007|
|For More Information, Contact||Human Resources|
|Contact Information:||(860) 486-3034|
Background and reasons for the policy: The University of Connecticut requires the use of project based, seasonal, durational as well as temporary professional personnel to meet University staffing needs such as instructional and research support, athletic and theatrical program activities, limited assignment managerial support as well as support for grant and research projects and community organizations engaged in activities with the University.
Purpose: To clarify the statutory framework within which the University hires such staff and to provide appropriate guidelines for the use of such services.
Expected Institutional Outcome: This policy will support statutorily compliant access to instiutionally necessary staffing resources and expedite staffing of project based, seasonal, durational and temporary professional assignments.
Applicability of Policy: This policy applies to the hiring of project based, seasonal, durational and temporary professional personnel services at the Storrs and regional campuses. Positions appropriate to established collective bargaining units are not to be placed on the Special Payroll.
Policy Statement: Pursuant to CGS 10a-20 and 10a-108, authorized hiring officers may appoint temporary, short term, project based, seasonal, durational and professional staff to meet staffing needs associated with university programs and activities. Appointees to the Special Payroll do not receive benefits, although professional employees hired pursuant to CGS 10a-20 may purchase medical coverage at group rates under CGS 5-259c. Positions appropriate to established collective bargaining units are not to be placed on the Special Payroll.
Approved by the Board of Trustees: December 7, 2007