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Compensation and Pay

Faculty specific policies addressing compensation and pay may be found here in addition to information about academic leaves.

FY 2017-18 Faculty Salary Increase Guidelines
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This procedure outlines the process for permanent increases to base salary for EHRA faculty employees.

Increases are adjustments to the base salary excluding the normal EHRA Annual Raise Process (ARP), a salary supplement (not part of base salary), or from a job change resulting from either a competitive recruitment or waiver of recruitment.

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University employees may be paid for activities outside of the scope of their full-time employment through a lump sum payment depending on the reason for the activity and the source of funds. A lump sum payment has a beginning and ending date. The effective date of lump sum payment action is the first day of the month of the pay cycle in which it is submitted.

Lump sum payments should not be used to pay faculty over a period of months for serving in an administrative role that is ongoing, i.e., assistant chair of a unit, director of a clinic, assistant dean of a school. The alternative is to add the payment for the activity as a salary supplement on a secondary appointment action in PeopleSoft, after receiving appropriate pre-approval.

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The following information is provided for those units who have faculty that may receive compensation for work during the summer months. Such compensation falls in two categories:

Summer School Pay: pay for instruction in the Summer School.

Summer Pay: pay for research or instructional activities unrelated to Summer School.

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Process for awarding salary increases to faculty.
This policy sets forth specific definitions and procedures for the payment of non-salary and deferred compensation to Faculty and EHRA Non-Faculty employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Any such compensation may only be paid in accordance with the provisions of this Policy and only after receiving the approvals specified herein.

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