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Appointments, Limited

    Title:

    Appointments, Limited

    Publication date:

    1/15/2015

    Effective date:

    3/10/2008

    BRIEF

    Policy Summary

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

    Who Should Read This Policy

    All employees who have a limited appointment

    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, Limited

    Publication date:

    1/15/2015

    Effective date:

    3/10/2008

    POLICY

    A. Purpose

    Berkeley Lab employs persons in one of many different appointment types. This policy defines the terms and conditions of a limited appointment.
    A limited appointment is an appointment established at any percentage of time, fixed or variable, that is expected to continue for less than 900 hours in a 12-month period.

    B. Persons Affected

    All employees who have a limited appointment

    C. Exceptions

    Requests for exceptions 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 minimum, approval by the Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer (CHRO).

    D. Policy Statement

    A limited appointment shall be designated as a career appointment when the incumbent has attained 1,000 hours of qualifying service in any 12 consecutive months without a break in service of at least 120 consecutive calendar days.

    1. Qualifying service includes all time on pay status in one or more limited appointments within the University of California system. On-call and overtime hours shall not be included as pay status hours when computing qualifying service. Such career designation shall be effective the first of the month following attainment of 1,000 hours of qualifying service.
    2. A career appointment is an appointment established at a fixed percentage of time at 50 percent or more of full time for an indefinite period.

    E. Roles and Responsibilities

    Managers, supervisors, and employees have the responsibility to adhere to the provisions of this policy.

    F. Definitions/Acronyms

    Term

    Definition

    Limited appointment

    A limited appointment is an appointment established at any percentage of time, fixed or variable, that is expected to continue for less than 900 hours in a 12-month period.

    Career appointment

    A career appointment is an appointment established at a fixed percentage of time at 50 percent or more of full time for an indefinite period.

    G. Recordkeeping Requirements

    None

    H. Implementing Documents

    Document number

    Title

    Type

    02.03.001.001-01

    Appointment Type Matrix

    Chart

    02.03.001.002-01

    Employee Classification Overview Presentation

    Training

    02.03.007.001-01

    Limited Appointment Presentation

    Training

    02.03.007.002-01

    Limited Offer Letter Template

    Template

    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

    1/2/2010

    0

    M. Bello

    Rewrite for wiki (brief)

    All

    Minor

    1/15/2015

    1

    L. Westphal

    Rewrite for wiki (policy)

    All

    Minor

    DOCUMENT INFORMATION

    Title:

    Appointments, Limited

    Document number

    02.03.007.000

    Revision number

    1

    Publication date:

    1/15/2015

    Effective date:

    3/10/2008

    Next review date:

    1/15/2018

    Policy Area:

    Types of Appointments

    RPM Section (home)

    Human Resources

    RPM Section (cross-reference)

    Section 2.01(F)(5)

    Functional Division

    Human Resources

    Prior reference information (optional)

     

    Source Requirements Documents

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

    Implementing Documents

    Document number

    Title

    Type

    02.03.001.001-01

    Appointment Type Matrix

    Chart

    02.03.001.002-01

    Employee Classification Overview Presentation

    Training

    02.03.007.001-01

    Limited Appointment Presentation

    Training

    02.03.007.002-01

    Limited Offer Letter Template

    Template

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