3.03 Employee Categories
The categories used in this manual to identify employee groups are derived from the job classification system:
- An exempt employee is an executive, administrative, or professional worker who meets certain prescribed conditions set forth in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended.
- A non-exempt employee is covered under the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standard Act of 1938, as amended.
- A full-time employee is assigned a full work load as defined for his/her position, is a member of the State Employees' Retirement System, receives all standard fringe benefits, and is paid at a weekly or monthly rate.
- A part-time employee is assigned less than a full work load and does not receive all standard fringe benefits. Part-time non-faculty employees will be paid at an hourly rate regardless of whether the employment is continued for more than one term. A part-time employee does not have an expectancy of continued employment after his/her assignment is completed.
- A classified employee may be full-time or part-time, is not exempt from the minimum wage and hour provisions set forth in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and does not receive a contract.
- A faculty employee may be full- or part-time, is exempt, and receives a contract for education or education support work. Instructor, counselor, division director, senior librarian, and librarian are faculty positions at Central Piedmont Community College.
- A professional employee may be full- or part-time, is exempt, and receives a contract for education support or institutional support work. The professional staff is comprised of all employees other than classified, faculty, or administrative.
- An administrative employee may be full-time or part-time, is exempt, has duties that are primarily executive and managerial or supervisory in nature, and receives an administrator contract. Administrative positions include: president, vice president, associate vice president, assistant vice president, assistant to the president, assistant to the vice president, dean, executive director, associate dean, director, or supervisor.
- The supervising administrators are all the individuals (department/division level and higher) who have line responsibility for a specific employee.
- The immediate administrator is the individual who is responsible for the direct supervision of an employee.
Changes approved by Cabinet on February 13, 2006; July 24, 2006; June 8, 2009