General Information

Complete Employee Policy Manual


DEFINITIONS

Campus Directors of Human Resources means the Director of Human Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Director of Human Resources at the University of Nebraska-Omaha; the Director of Human Resources at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Director of Human Resources University of Nebraska-Kearney.

University Administration Director of Human Resources means the person occupying the position in the President’s Office whose principal function is to coordinate matters of nonacademic Human Resources policy for the University and to act as the Chief Negotiator for collective bargaining for the President/Board of Regents.

Chief Business Officer means the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Vice President for Business and Finance means the Vice President for Business and Finance, Office of the President, University Administration.

Full Time Equivalent means the fractional amount of time that the duties and responsibilities of a position are to be performed by an employee at a rate not to exceed the full time equivalency specified for the position. 1.00 F.T.E. is considered full-time and normally corresponds to a workload of 2,080 hours per year; however, a lower number of hours per year may be considered full-time (for purposes of eligibility and financial support for tuition remission and insured benefits) for certain occupations, and/or based on the requirements of specific operational units. Such exceptions must be approved by the Vice President of Business and Finance and the Council of Business Officers upon the recommendation of University Administration and Campus Human Resource Directors.

Major Administrative Unit means the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the University of Nebraska-Omaha, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and the University of Nebraska at Kearney or the University of Nebraska Administration. Regular Position means a position which is normally expected to continue on an on-going basis.

Service Date means the date that is the reference in computing the employee’s eligibility for vacation leave, sick leave, and other benefits that are granted as terms and conditions of employment. Normally, the service date shall be the same as the hiring date of the employee. It shall be adjusted for breaks in service.

Temporary Positions
means a position established for a limited period of time to accomplish a specific task. A temporary appointment typically does not exceed a two year period.

Work Day normally means the day upon which work is expected to be performed. There are normally 260 work days scheduled per calendar year.

Work Week means seven consecutive days or one hundred sixty-eight (168) consecutive hours which is for the purpose of establishing the uniform schedule of work in the University.

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