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    Title:

    Appointments, Career

    Publication date:

    8/7/2020

    Effective date:

    8/7/2020

    BRIEF

    Policy Summary

    Berkeley Lab employs persons in one of many different appointment types. This policy defines the terms and conditions of a career appointment.

    Who Should Read This Policy

    This policy applies to non-represented employees. Represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

    To Read the Full Policy, Go To:

    The POLICY tab on this wiki page

    Contact Information

    For more information, employees may contact their division's Human Resources (HR) Center.

    Feedback on HR policies or procedures is welcomed. Send comments to hrpolicies@lbl.gov.

    Title:

    Appointments, Career

    Publication date:

    8/7/2020

    Effective date:

    8/7/2020

    POLICY

    A. Purpose

    Berkeley Lab employs persons in one of many different appointment types. This policy defines the terms and conditions of a career appointment.

    B. Persons Affected

    This policy applies to non-represented employees. Represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

    C. Exceptions

    Requests that exceed what is allowed under current policy or that are not expressly addressed by current policy are considered exceptions to policy. A request for an exception to policy requires, at a minimum, the approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

    D. Policy Statement

    1. Career Appointment
      1. An appointment established at a fixed percentage of time at 50% or more of full time for an indefinite period.
      2. Career appointments are made after a competitive recruitment or as otherwise provided by the Recruitment and Hiring policy.
      3. University of California (UC) Retirees. UC retirees hired into career appointments must also adhere to the Retired Employees, Re-employing policy.
      4. Conversion to Career. A career appointment may be established through conversion from a limited appointment in accordance with the Appointments, Limited policy.

    E. Roles and Responsibilities

    Role

    Responsibility

    Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

    Has the functional responsibility for this policy

    Employees

    Have the responsibility to adhere to the provisions of this policy

    Human Resources Department

    Has the responsibility to advise management and employees on how to comply with this policy

    Managers and supervisors

    Have the responsibility to adhere to the provisions of this policy

    F. Definitions/Acronyms

    None.

    G. Recordkeeping Requirements

    The Human Resources Department is responsible for maintaining all employee records.

    H. Implementing Documents

    None.

    I. Contact Information

    For more information, employees may contact their division's Human Resources (HR) Center.

    Feedback on HR policies or procedures is welcomed. Send comments to hrpolicies@lbl.gov.

    J. Revision History

    Date

    Revision

    By whom

    Revision Description

    Section(s) affected

    Change Type

    1/2/2012

    0

    M. Bello

    Re-write for wiki (brief)

    All

    Minor

    7/17/2013

    1

    M. Bello

    Reformat policy

    All

    Minor

    8/7/2020 2 W. Crosson
    • Revised to align with University of California policy
    • Added section on re-employing UC retirees
    • Edited section on limited appointment conversion to career
    • Removed implementing documents with broken links
    All Minor

    DOCUMENT INFORMATION

    Title:

    Career Appointment

    Document number

    02.03.001.000

    Revision number

    2

    Publication date:

    8/7/2020

    Effective date:

    8/7/2020

    Next review date:

    8/7/2023

    Policy Area:

    Types of Appointments

    RPM Section (home)

    Human Resources

    RPM Section (cross-reference)

    none

    Functional Division

    Human Resources

    Prior reference information (optional)

    RPM Chapter 2.01(F)(1)

    Source Requirements Documents

    Source

    Document Title

    University of California (UC)

    University of California Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) 3, Types of Appointment

    Implementing Documents

    None.

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