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Appointment in Track


Occasionally, the highly critical nature of a position to be filled may necessitate filling "in-track", i.e., at a step above the first step of a particular track.

The following restrictions must apply to any such administrative actions:

  1. The position should be professional or administrative in nature.
  2. The applicant chosen for the position must be actively working in a comparable field.
  3. Without board approval, the starting salary offered may be at a range not to exceed the closest step which is ten percent greater than the applicant's existing salary.
  4. Upon Board approval, the starting salary may be at a range not to exceed the closest step which is twenty-five percent greater than the applicant’s existing salary.  Normally this action shall be reserved for the hiring of the Director, Deputy Director or other senior management.
  5. In-track hiring shall not lessen requirements for subsequent promotions to higher tracks.

With Board approval, an additional one-time payment not to exceed $5000 may be made for moving expenses.  Normally this payment shall be reserved for the hiring of the Director, Deputy Director or other senior management.

 

(Revised 4/10/06)