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SUCSS finds that 90% of audited AP positions should be Civil Service

The State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS) has released its report for the audit conducted during 2013. Of the 320 positions audited, the SUCSS auditor stated that 289 “were performing duties matching the specifications for various Civil Services classifications.” That means 90% of the positions were improperly classified in the opinion of SUCSS. Continue reading SUCSS finds that 90% of audited AP positions should be Civil Service

APs, officials testify at SUCSS hearing

Eight speakers from the Urbana campus testified against the proposed rule change that would remove state universities’ authority to classify positions as academic professional. More testimony will be posted as it becomes available.

Full testimony from the following speakers is available at the links below:

  • Wendy Harris, Director of Budget and Resource Planning, Department of Mathematics;
  • Kathyrn Seybert, Director of College Human Resources, College of ACES;
  • Kostas Yfantis, Acting Manager of Teaching and Learning Services, CITES, and Chair, Council of Academic Professionals (CAP) (parts 1 and 2);
  • Melissa Madsen, Assistant to the Director, School of Art and Design, and Communications Officer, Council of Academic Professionals; and
  • A written letter from Paul Hixon, Interim CIO, to the Merit Board.