233.0 VII-9.30-POLICY ON SALARY UPON ENTRY INTO UMS SERVICE
(Approved by the Board of Regents, June 9, 1995, EFFECTIVE July 1,
1996. Please see "replacement for" section of this policy.)
I. Purpose and Applicability
This policy establishes the guidelines for starting salary at
UMS institutions. This policy applies to appointments to
nonexempt -- maintenance, office, service, and technical
II. Entrance Into Service
A. Appointment to any UMS position shall be made at the
minimum of the salary range for the job class to which
the position is assigned. Exceptions are addressed in
Section III, below.
B. The salary for all part-time regular appointments shall
be prorated based on the salary prescribed for regular
III. Entrance Above Minimum
The institution's Chief Executive Officer or his/her designee
may authorize a salary above the minimum of the range but
within the maximum of the range for the job class for any of
the following criteria:
A. A demonstrated and documented inability to attract a pool
of qualified candidates; or
B. Rejection of an offer of employment at the minimum rate
for the position by the institution's top candidate(s);
C. Other circumstance which is documented and approved by
the institution's Chief Executive Officer or designee.
Each Chief Executive Officer shall identify his/her
designee(s), if appropriate, for this policy; shall develop
procedures as necessary to implement this policy; and shall
forward a copy of such procedures to the Chancellor.
The following policies as they apply to non-exempt employees
of the UMS only are replaced effective July 1, 1996. However,
Exempt employees will continue to be covered under such
applicable existing policies until such time as revised
policies governing exempt employees are approved.
UM Personnel Policies and Rules for Classified Employees -
Section III, Compensation - Entrance Into Service; Entrance
Above Minimum, page III-2.
UM Personnel Policies and Rules for Classified Employees,
Section III, Compensation - Part-Time Employment, page III-6.
Laws Relating to and Governing Policies and Procedures of the
BTSUC, Section IX, Professional Librarians, Paragraph L.3.,
Salary and Fringe Benefits.
Additionally, this policy supersedes, in whole or in part, any
policy(ies) and/or procedure(s) established by the Regents,
Trustees, Presidents, or their designees, of the former
institutions of the University of Maryland, and of the former
State Universities and Colleges, and of the Regents of the
University of Maryland System that are in conflict with this
policy's purpose, applicability, or intent, that may have been
overlooked and not included as a specific citation under