Delinking of Comparable and Academic Staff - Association of The University of the South Pacific
A decision to delink the classification and remuneration structures of comparable staff from those of academic staff was adopted in an agreement made in 2009 between the University and the Association of University of South Pacific Staff (AUSPS).
New classification and career structure for comparable staff who will soon to be known as professional staff.
Establishment of Job Evaluation Oversight Committee which includes four AUSPS Executive members
Creation of TOR for a Job Evaluation exercise
Creation of JE questionnaire toolkit
Selection of benchmark positions (63 in total for first phase)
Establishment of Job Evaluation review panels, which include the four AUSPS Executive members and staff nominees
The JE Panels have been evaluating the benchmark positions for about a month now and over 40% have been completed
Establishment of the Salary Structure Working Group
The group has been meeting for a few weeks now and have been looking at various market survey reports which were compiled by different companies e.g. PWC, Hay, Bat, Birches Group
The group is also in the process of selecting the basket of comparators (local, regional and international) that will be used to create the professional staff salary structure