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Position Classification

Each position at CCRI is categorized as follows:

CLASSIFIED (ESPA/NEA)- Classified positions are subject to the rules/regulations stipulated by the State Merit System and State Personnel Rules. Classified positions at CCRI are also subject to the collective bargaining agreement negotiated by The Association of Classified Employees/National Education Association (ESPA/NEA). Classified employees who work 20 or more hours per week are eligible for fringe benefits and shall receive vacation, sick, and personal time on a pro-rated basis.

CLASSIFIED (NON-UNION) - Classified positions are subject to the rules/regulations stipulated by the State Merit System and State Personnel Rules. Classified employees who work 20 or more hours per week are eligible for fringe benefits and shall receive vacation, sick, and personal time on a pro-rated basis.

NON-CLASSIFIED (CCRIPSA/NEARI/NEA) - Most Non-Classified positions at CCRI are subject to the collective bargaining agreement negotiated by the Community College of Rhode Island Professional Staff Association (CCRIPSA/NEARI/NEA). Employees in this bargaining unit working 17.5 hours or more per pay period are eligible for fringe benefits and shall receive vacation, sick, and personal time on a pro-rated basis.

NON-CLASSIFIED (NON-UNION) - Virtually all administration positions and a small number of other positions at CCRI do not belong to a collective bargaining unit and, therefore, are subject to the policies outlined in the Rhode Island Board of Education Personnel Policy Manual.  In accordance with this policy manual, employees working 20 hours or more per pay period are eligible for fringe benefits and shall receive vacation, sick, and personal time on a pro-rated basis.

FACULTY (NEA/CCRIFA) - All faculty, unless otherwise stated, are hired on an academic year basis. Faculty positions at CCRI are subject to the collective bargaining agreement negotiated by the Community College of Rhode Island Faculty Association (NEA/CCRIFA).  Faculty members carrying the prescribed course load are eligible for fringe benefits and vacation, sick, and personal days in accordance with their collective bargaining agreement.

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Last Updated: 2/19/14