ORP (Optional Retirement Program) Eligible Column Codes Explained

Column Code Description
Y Yes
N No

FLSA Type Column Codes Explained

Column Code Description
E Exempt, not subject to record keeping & overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
N Non Exempt, subject to record keeping & overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
X Not Applicable

EEO Codes

EEO SkillEEO Skill Description
10Executive/Admin and managerial
20Faculty
30Other professionals
40Technical and paraprofessional
50Clerical and secretarial
60Skilled crafts
70Service/Maintenance
80Instruction/research assistant
90Other
A0Other administrative

Employee Codes

Employee ClassEmployee Class Description
E1FT Exempt Staff
E4PT Exempt Staff
E6Joint Texas State Agency Appt
F1FT 9 Mo Fac Non Vac Elig
F2FT Exempt Law School Faculty
F4PT 9 Mo Fac Non Vac Elig
F5Fac JointTxStateAgcyAppt
F7PT 12 Month Faculty
F8FT 12 Mo Fac Vac Elig
M1Without Compensation Employee
M2Retiree Insurance
N0PT Non Exempt Staff
N1FT Non Exempt Staff
N4PT Non Exempt Correctional
N5FT Non Exempt Correctional
N6FT Non Exempt Non Ben El Temp
N7PT Non Exempt Non Ben El Temp
S1PT Non Exempt Graduate Asst
S2PT Exempt TA GPTI GRHA
S3PT Exempt Res Hall Asst
S4PT Non Exempt Student
S5FT Exempt Resident Physician
S6PT Non Exempt High Sch Student
S7PT Exempt Student Officer
S8PT Exempt Research Assistant

Student Pay Scales

Code Title Salary Range
U3907 Graduate Assistant } Minimum: $7,784.42 for 9 months half-time ($9.98 per hour)
U0627 Research Assistant } "
U0325 Teaching Assistant } Maximum For HSC Only: $9,000 for 9 months half-time
U0324 Graduate PT Instructor (GPTI) } ($11.54 per hour)
U3906 Medical Student Research Assistant (Summer School) } "
U3909 Graduate Residence Hall Assistant } "
U3912 Student Assistant } Minimum: $7.25 per hour / Maximum: $8.25 per hour
U3911 Scholar Student Assistant } "
U3913 Food Service Student Assistant } "
U3910 Residence Hall Assistants "
U3914 Student Assistant - External "
U3915 High School Student Worker Minimum: $7.25 per hour / Maximum: $7.85 per hour
U3908 Graduate Student External "
U0626 Research Assistant External "

Defnition of Terms

Graduate Assistant - A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed in support of a department or unit responsible for work assigned by the supervisor within the unit or department, which utilizes knowledge beyond undergraduate academic studies.

Research Assistant - A graduate student in an institution of higher education engaged in research that is a requirement for a class/lab in pursuit of an advanced degree and is being performed under the supervision of a faculty member or is being used in the production of a thesis or dissertation.

Teaching Assistant - A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed and engaged in support of the teaching mission of the unit and whose primary duty is teaching, tutoring, instructing or lecturing a class or class section, or a laboratory section.

Graduate PT Instructor (GPTI)- A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed in support of the teaching mission of the unit and whose primary duty is teaching, tutoring, instructing or lecturing and is in charge of a class or class section, or laboratory section. Graduate student must have at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field.

Teaching Assistant - Summer School- A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed and engaged in support of the teaching mission of the unit and whose primary duty is teaching, tutoring, instructing and lecturing a class or class section, or a laboratory section.

Graduate PT Instructor-Summer School- A graduate student in an institution of higher education employed in support of the teaching mission of the unit whose primary duty is teaching, tutoring, instructing or lecturing and is in charge of a class or class section, or laboratory section. Graduate student must have at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field.

Medical Student Research Assistant-Summer School - 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year Medical Student performing basic and applied research in the program of their sponsoring faculty member.

Residence Hall Assistants/Graduate Resident Hall Assistants- A student in an institution of higher education employed to perform work as assigned by the supervisor and who is assigned work in Housing Services to serve as a live-in member of the Residence Life Staff.

Student Assistant - A Texas Tech University student employed to perform work as assigned by the supervisor.

Scholar Student Assistant - A student in an institution of higher education employed to perform work as assigned by the supervisor and who is paid entirely from Welch Scholarship funds.

Food Service Student Assistant - A student in an institution of higher education employed to perform work as assigned by the supervisor and who is assigned work within Dining Services.

Student Assistant - External - A student in an institution of higher education other than TTU, employed to perform work as assigned by supervisor.

High School Student Worker - A high school student employed to perform work as assigned by the supervisor.

Nonexempt Employee- An employee employed in a position designated as nonexempt (N) or an employee employed on an hourly basis in a position designated to be exempt (E) in the Personnel Pay Plan. Such employees are subject to the record keeping and overtime provisions of the University and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Exempt Employee- A monthly salaried employee employed in a position designated as exempt (E) in the Personnel Pay Plan. Such employees are exempt from the record keeping and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Research Assistants (040630), and all members of the teaching faculty are also considered exempt if employed on a monthly salaried basis and if not dually employed in any nonexempt capacity.

Faculty Employee- An employee with academic rank paid in full or in part from the line item "Faculty Salaries" or from a funding source approved by the Provost. Faculty approved title codes begin with 03.

Graduate Assistant (External) - A graduate student in an institution of higher education other than TTU employed in support of a department or unit responsible for work assigned by the supervisor within the unit or department, which utilizes knowledge beyond undergraduate academic studies.

Research Assistant (External)- A graduate student in an institution of higher education other than TTU engaged in research that is a requirement for a class/lab in pursuit of an advanced degree and is being performed under the supervision of a faculty member or is being used in the production of a thesis or dissertation.

For a more complete understanding of these terms and definitions and their implications, consult the Operating Policy and Procedures Manual.