Full-time Academic Program Directors or an individual with split faculty/administrative appointment. This individuals are typically hired because they were credentialed as faculty in the field and are usually tenured faculty; they may also teach. These positions tend to have more extensive budgetary and supervisory authority and are responsible for the development of final policy recommendations and implementation. This group contains faculty members on a 12-month appointment with substantial administrative responsibilities. While classified as faculty, they accrue leave and are under the 180-day long-term medical leave system. They are members of the Collective Bargaining Unit.
An Academic Administrator position will require a recruitment, or Opportunity Appointment through the Equal Opportunity Office.
Hiring an Academic Administrator:
- Job Description: If you are unsure of the classification of your position, or this is a new or revised position, please send your job description to Human Resources’ Classification/Compensation Manager (Debby.Cwalina@wwu.edu).
- If you are conducting a recruitment: Instructions for Faculty Recruitments
- After you have your candidate, you will submit a Personnel Action Form. If you need help completing this form, please contact Human Resources’ HRIS Unit (Donna.Mason@wwu.edu).
- Note: Your new hire will need to complete new hire paperwork prior to starting their position. They are welcome to visit Human Resources, Monday through Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 (excluding holidays).