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MSUE Administrative Handbook: Human Resources
  
SUBJECT: Periodic Review Of Entry Level Salaries
 
POLICY: In keeping with the need to have a qualified and competent workforce, it is the policy of MSU Extension to periodically review and adjust, as determined necessary by the Director of Extension, the minimum entry level salaries for MSU Extension employees.
 
APPLIES TO: All MSU academic staff
   
PROVISIONS/ RESTRICTIONS: The Director of Extension will determine the timing and method for reviewing minimum entry level salaries and implement any changes deemed necessary.
   
PROCEDURE:
  1. The Director of Extension will develop a strategy for seeking input, and for gathering and reviewing relevant data, to determine the adequacy of the minimum entry level salaries for MSU Extension academic staff.
  2. The Director of Extension will seek input from staff and others, as determined appropriate, prior to implementing any changes deemed necessary in the existing minimum entry level salaries.
  3. Reasonable methods will be determined for mitigating salary compression for current employees, when entry salary levels are increased, at the discretion of the Director of Extension.
   
DATE:  April 2009