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Broadband Job Classifications

Broadbanding is an approach to job classification and compensation that takes into consideration content and scope of a job; employee knowledge, skills and abilities; the job market; and employee performance.

Broadbanding groups similar jobs together using a few, wide salary bands defined by the U.S. Department of Education. Within those bands, positions with similar skill requirements are grouped into job families. Job family titles are used on all payroll records, budget documents, personnel files and other official records. The hiring institutions may assign functional titles for other uses.
Broadbanding policies, band descriptions, functional title suggestions, pay policy and forms can be found in the NDUS Human Resource Policy Manual.

Placement of a position within a job band is based on the position description. The position description also is used to determine fair market value for each position. The market rate is used in making salary decisions. Other salary-setting considerations are job performance, level of responsibility, directly related experience and internal equity.

Job bands in the University System are managed by the NDUS Human Resource Council. If an employee or employee's supervisor is dissatisfied with a job band or job family assignment, the assignment may be appealed within 30 days from the date the band/job family assignment was mailed. Appeals are filed with the human resource offices of the hiring institutions.

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SUBJECT: 3000 BAND: Professional
Section: 3000.3110 General Administration Professional

General Administration Professional

OVERTIME PAY ELIGIBILITY: Usually exempt (exempt status requires analysis documentation)

Scope of Work:

Individuals assigned to positions in this job family perform administrative, management, or professional duties associated with a variety of programs or functions such as: aircraft dispatch, payroll administration, traffic and transportation management, program coordination, human resource management, purchasing, records management, printing center management, fund development, legal advisement, and research.

Examples of Duties:
  • Fiscal, human resource, budget, purchasing management
  • Legal advisement, defense preparation, research, policy review
  • Procurement of commodities, products, and services, and management of inventory and warehousing activities
  • Manage non-engineering transportation related programs
  • Manage fund-raising efforts
  • Plan, organize, and direct human service programs
  • Conduct and manage research projects and provide specialized training services
  • Manage centralized printing services
  • Provide comprehensive records and forms management services
  • Plan, develop, and monitor budgets
  • Participate in planning agency goals and objectives
  • Develop, implement, and maintain records management programs
  • Provide advisory services to management and administration
  • May supervise employees performing similar work

Minimum Qualifications to Enter Family:
Requires a Bachelor degree with a major in business administration, accounting, or a related field; or two years of college and three years of directly related work experience; and licensure, registration or certification as may be required by law.

Exception: The employing institution may substitute directly related work experience or education for minimum qualification requirements with written justification.

Note: The duties listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties assigned to any individual employee are at the discretion of the appointing authority.
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