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Cal Poly Pomona

Classification & Compensation
Frequently Asked Questions

1. Q: Where can I find the salary range for my classification?

A: Please click on the following link which is the CSU Salary
Schedule: http://www.calstate.edu/HRAdm/SalarySchedule/salary.aspx
Then, under the “Select Salary Schedule by Issue Date,” select the first link, click on your bargaining unit, find your classification and the salary range is listed.

2. Q: What is the difference between an in-range progression salary
increase and a reclassification?

A: With an in-range progression salary increase, you retain your current classification, but can move up within the salary range for your classification. With a reclassification, you receive a salary increase and your classification changes upward. You also serve a new probationary period, depending upon what bargaining unit you are in. For more information, please see Questions #3 and #4.

3. Q: What is the procedure to request an in-range progression
increase?

A: Please refer to the procedure listed on our website at:
http://www.csupomona.edu/~hr/class_comp/in_range_progression.shtml

4. Q: What is the procedure to request a classification review?

A: Please see the classification procedures listed on our website at: http://www.csupomona.edu/~hr/class_comp/how_to_classify.shtml

5. Q: What if I am not reclassified? Is there an appeal process?

A: Yes, for most bargaining units, there is. Please refer to your collective bargaining agreement and also look at the Classification Decision form Human Resources will send to you that includes a deadline to file the appeal. You may pick up an appeal form at the Human Resources Customer Service Center or contact Stephany Soria at x4528.

6. Q: What types of salary increases/raises can I get from my
bargaining unit?

A: Please refer to the collective bargaining agreement for your union which can be accessed on the Employee Relations section of our website at: http://www.csupomona.edu/~hr/er/employee_relations.shtml
In addition, Cal Poly Pomona has additional qualifications that are required for specific jobs. Please see the recruitment job flyer for the specific requirements or call Human Resources.

7. Q: Where do I learn about the information contained in the
classification standard for my position?

A: Please click on the CSU classification standards link at:
http://www.calstate.edu/HRAdm/Classification/index.shtml

8. Q: Where can I get a copy of my job description?

A: First, please ask your department Administrative Assistant who should have a copy on file. If your department does not have a copy, you may call x4528 or e-mail ssoria@csupomona.edu to put in a request. Please allow at least 2 working days to receive a copy.

9. Q: What tips do I consider when I’m writing/updating my job
description?

A: Please review the cover sheet to the Position Description form, which can be found on our website at:
http://www.csupomona.edu/~hr/hr_forms/jd_form.doc

10. Q: I am a new manager, how do I learn about the
compensation/classification procedures available for my
employees?

A: First, please review the procedures listed under the Employment and Compensation section on our website at: http://www.csupomona.edu/~hr/class_comp/class_comp_home.shtml


For further information, please contact the Manager, Employment & Compensation at x2927 or the Compensation/Classification Specialist at x4487; or the Employment/Compensation/Classification Analyst at x4528 .