Tiered Routing for Faculty Appointments

Tiered Approval Routing in PHR

Faculty Appointments in PHR will route through various levels of the organization to obtain the system required approval (Tiered Routing). These approval levels are generally, Department/unit, College, Division (Academic Affairs). Some faculty transactions will also require an additional campus level approval. Generally, OIS, VPR, UHR, Graduate School.

Faculty Transactions that Require VP/Provost Approval

  • Initial Appointments (Salaried, Hourly &Non‐Paid)
  • Re‐employment Appointments
  • Tenure Track Terminal Year Appointments
  • Faculty Overloads
  • All Appointments for Deans, Dean Direct Reports &Department Chairs

Faculty Transactions that Require College/Division Approval

  • New Appointments for Existing Employees
  • Changes to FTE
  • Changes to Salary
  •  Salary Additions
  •  Appointment Terminations
  •  Non‐Standard Pay Appointments
  •  Summer Pay Appointments
  •  Summer Research Appointments

Faculty Transactions that Require Dept/Unit (One Step)Approval

  •  All Faculty Contractual Appointments (Cat Stat 25)
  •  LWOP
  •  Sabbatical Leave
  •  System Access
  •  Funding Changes
  •  Summer School Appointments
  •  Winter Term Appointments

 Faculty Transactions that Require Additional Approval

  • OIS- for non‐paid Visa appointments and paid Visa appointments for categories     categories 01, 02, 03, 15, 19, 25, 36 or 37) with an employee visa type H1, J1, O1, TN or E and an appointment reason of “Initial” or “Re-employment”
  • VPR- for IPA appointments
  • Graduate School- for Graduate Assistant Overloads (Salaried or Hourly)
  • UHR- for Staff Overloads & Salary Additions

Last updated: October 12, 2015