Types of Positions for Purposes of Appointments

Handbook of Operating Procedures 5-1250

Types of Positions for Purposes of Appointments

I. Policy Statement 

The University of Texas at Austin ("University") categorizes classified service as either a regular position or a temporary position.

II. Reason for Policy 

To clarify the appropriate classification and appointment for classified employees.

III. Scope & Audience 

This policy applies to all classified employees.

IV. Definitions (specific to this policy) 
None
V. Website (for policy) 
https://policies.utexas.edu/policies/hop/5-1250
VI. Contacts 
None
VII. Responsibilities & Procedures 

For purposes of appointment, positions in the classified service shall be of two types:


  1. Regular positions, including all positions compensated for four and one-half (4 1/2) months or more for twenty (20) hours or more per week and comprising a part of the regular work force of The University.

  2. Temporary positions, including all positions compensated for fewer than twenty (20) hours per week, the duration of which do not exceed one semester and which are of a non-recurring nature from year to year.
VIII. Forms & Tools 
None
XI. History 

Previously HOP 9.68