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HR – Procedure 165

Section 100
Proc. 165
Subject: Title Lists
Effective: 07/01/78
Revision (4): 07/01/2015

University Job Title List

This is the official list of all job titles for the university. Human Resources is responsible for assigning a title to each position. The list is available in the Human Resources-Compensation website under Job Families ( The following terms are associated with the job title list.

  1. Job Family – This is the broadest of the terms and consists of various jobs involving work of the same nature but requiring different levels of skill and responsibility.
  2. Job Title – Describes in a general way a group of similar positions at the same level.
  3. Pay Grade – Pay grade defines the point in the hierarchy where the job fits. Refer to Policy/Procedure No. HRO430 Job Classification.

Adding, Changing, and Deleting Job Titles

A campus or institute may make a proposal to add, change, or delete a job title, working with Human Resources-Compensation. A committee of representatives from each campus/institute will review the proposal and make a determination. The job title list will be updated to reflect any approved changes.