VII-9.51 - POLICY ON REASSIGNMENT OF REGULAR EXEMPT EMPLOYEES

Approved by the Board of Regents on December 3, 1999,
 EFFECTIVE January 2, and January 12, 2000)

I.  PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY

    This policy authorizes the institution's Chief Executive 
    Officer or designee to reassign or modify the duties, 
    responsibilities and/or reporting relationships of 
    employees in regular Exempt positions at any time.

II. POLICY

    A. Reassignment is the movement by an institution of a regular 
       Exempt employee from a position to another similar or 
       comparable position.  Such reassignment shall be made with 
       consideration of the employee's knowledge, skills, abilities,
       and salary.

    B. Based on operational needs and/or organizational necessity, 
       the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or designee may modify 
       the duties, responsibilities, and/or reporting relationships 
       of an Exempt employee's position.

    C. The CEO or designee shall provide an employee with written 
       notice of reassignment prior to the effective date of the 
       action.  A change in work schedule or location shall 
       require a minimum of two weeks notice.

    D. Failure to report to the reassigned position shall be 
       considered an immediate voluntary resignation.

IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURES:

    Each Chief Executive Officer or designee shall develop procedures 
    as necessary to implement this policy and shall forward a copy of 
    such procedures to the Chancellor.

REPLACEMENT FOR:

    UM Personnel Polices and Rules for Associate Staff, G.2., 
    Reassignment, page 13, June 1989.

    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 System of Maryland 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 Replacement For.