Payroll Policies

PR10 Compensation of Individuals Classified as Academic and Academic Administrator

Policy Status: 

Under Review

Subject Matter Expert: 

Ray Burke, 814-867-5138, rmb135@psu.edu

Policy Steward: 

Associate Vice President for Finance and Corporate Controller

This policy is currently under review.

Please contact the Payroll Office for information regarding Compensation of Individuals Classified as Academic and Academic Administrator.

Effective Date: June 2, 2014
Date Approved: May 30, 2014
Date Published: June 2, 2014

Most recent changes:

  • December 6, 2017 - PR10 is under review due to WorkLion implementation.

Revision History (and effective dates):

  • June 2, 2014 - Upon consultation between Payroll, Office of Human Resources, and Financial Officers, revisions have been made to the sections entitled INITIAL PAY PERIOD, SALARY PAYMENTS TO FIXED-TERM ACADEMIC EMPLOYEES, AVAILABILITY OF PAY, TERMINATION OF ACADEMIC FULL-TIME STANDING EMPLOYEES, and TERMINATIONS OF FIXED-TERM MULTI-YEAR AND FIXED-TERM ACADEMIC EMPLOYEES, to reflect current operations. Addition of policy steward information, in the event that there are questions or requests for changes to the policy.
  • June 14, 2006 - Revision History expanded.
  • November 17, 2005:
    • In "Initial Pay Period," clarified the handling for full-time academic employees whose appointment documents are processed after the Office of Human Resources cutoff , but before the end of the month, to reflect current operations.
    • In "Salary Payments To Fixed-Term Academic Employees," added verbiage on the processing of payments for Fixed-Term I appointments that are appointed for 36 weeks with the promise of a recurring appointment
  • June 9, 2005 - Editorial changes to eliminate "General Forms Usage Guide" references, and to add the correct links for the forms referenced in the policy.
  • June 18, 1997 - Distribution of Paychecks by Business Services.
  • December 30, 1993 - removed the word "Standing" in Initial Pay Period section.
  • September 30, 1992 - Add reference to IBIS forms/functions NAPP, TRMN & SRFC.
  • Deposit of paychecks was clarified and updated.
  • Revised the pay scheme for full-time standing employees starting in fall to 2/12 in August and 1/12 from Sept thru June.
  • May 31, 1989 - Revised section titles for "Salary Payments" sections to include Fixed Term Multi-Year employees.
  • May 10, 1988 - Updated payments information in "Salary Payments to All Fixed-Term Academic Employees".
  • January 22, 1988 - Office Title changes.
  • May 30, 1984 - Revised "Availability of Payroll Checks" to specify the Office of the Bursar as an area for picking up payroll checks.
  • April 19, 1983 - Term/Semester revisions.