Classification and Compensation Review

The primary goal of the Classification and Compensation Review Project is to review the current Professional and Scientific (P&S) jobs and pay practices in order to design a new, market-driven structure and pay philosophy that enable the attraction, retention and reward of P&S employees at Iowa State that is aligned with our mission, and is fair, equitable and FLSA compliant. 

Expected Outcomes: 

  • Create and establish a university-wide compensation philosophy for P&S staff
  • Develop defined job families for P&S jobs
  • Develop a P&S pay structure that accounts for market and internal job equity
  • Develop defined pay administration policies and practices to maintain a modern and competitive pay program
  • Create a framework for the future development of P&S career pathways

Resources and Tools

Classification and Compensation Review Project Updates - click here

Classification and Compensation Review Project Implementation - click here

Classification and Compensation Review Project Teams - click here 

Classification and Compensation Resources - click here

Classification and Compensation Level Guidelines - click here

Job Profiles can be found in Workday. Use this job aid for assistance - click here


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