The Staffing and Compensation Unit of Human Resources is:
We work with university staff to ensure employees are equitably compensated within the context of university policies, programs, and collective bargaining agreements. We are responsible for:
Salary administration for academic personnel such as faculty, librarians, and research fellows are administered by the Provost’s Office. Faculty and librarians are covered by the collective bargaining agreement.
Positions defined as classified staff are based on matching duties and responsibilities with specifications contained in state title and regulated under Massachusetts General Laws. Pay level of each position depends on the grade level assigned to the appropriate title. Classified staff are covered by the collective bargaining agreement and the salary schedule can be found in the collective bargaining agreement. Classified positions are typically clerical, administrative and technical positions, as well as skilled trades and labor positions.
Each professional position is evaluated and compensated in terms of specific elements outlined in the Professional Staff Salary Administration Program. The primary work of professional positions require advanced knowledge customarily obtained by a prolonged course of specialized study and instruction or work in a recognized field.
Police officer positions are covered by the collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Police Officers and have a different salary schedule which can be found within the collective bargaining agreement.