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Members of the Academic Staff
Chair or Other Administrative Designations
- The members of the academic staff of each college in charge of the departments
or divisions of such college shall be designated as chairs of such departments
which designations shall be in addition to their academic rank. Chairs of departments
or divisions of colleges
shall be designated and redesignated by the college chief administrative officer
after consultation with
appropriate faculty including the department or division concerned. Such designation
shall be for any period up
to three years, and renewable; provided, however, that the college chief administrative
officer may relieve
a designee of duties as chair at any time.
- The Classified Service comprises all offices and positions not included in the unclassified
The offices and positions in the classified service are divided into four classes,
that are designated as the: Competitive Class, Exempt Class, Labor Class, and
the Non-Competitive Class.
Faculty - Academic Rank
- Rank held by those members of the professional staff having the titles of professor,
associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, and assistant instructor,
and rank held by
members of the professional staff having the titles of librarian, associate
librarian, senior assistant
librarian, and assistant librarian. Time in these titles counts towards meeting
tenure requirements and
may hold continuing appointment.
Faculty - Qualified Academic Rank (QAR)
Graduate and Teaching Assistants
- Members of the academic staff having "qualified academic rank" have all the
terms and conditions of similarly appointed staff having "academic rank" except
that the time in qualified academic rank does not count towards meeting tenure
and appointees to qualified academic rank cannot, by definition, hold continuing
appointments. Qualified academic rank is rank held by those members of the
having titles of lecturer, or titles of academic rank preceded by the designations
"clinical" or "visiting" or other similar designations.
- There shall be such college administrative officers for each college as may be
determined by the chief administrative officer of the college with the approval
of the Chancellor.
Appointments of all college administrative officers and professional staff
not in a negotiating
unit established pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law shall be made
by the chief
administrative officer of the college; such appointments shall be reported
to the Chancellor.
Persons appointed pursuant to this Title shall serve at the pleasure of the
appointing officer or body.
- Professional employees shall mean an employee in the Professional Services Negotiating
Unit , other
than an employee with academic or qualified rank.