Administrative/Professional Faculty

Administrative / professional faculty require the performance of work directly related to the management of the educational and general activities of the institution, department, or sub-division.   Administrative / professional faculty are appointed into non-tenure positions and serve at the pleasure of the President of the University.  Appointments to all administrative / professional faculty positions are term appointments. No aspects of tenure are involved, unless an individual has earned tenure at the University of Mary Washington prior to joining the administration and will retain his/her academic rank in the administrative position.

Wage Employees – Description

Wage employment is defined as employment to meet seasonal, temporary, part-time, or casual workforce needs. Wage employees are not covered by the Virginia Personnel Act. Wage employees are considered non-exempt for the purposes of applying the Fair Labor Standards Act and are not entitled for fringe benefits, except for worker’s compensation and leave without pay for military service in the reserve components. It is important to note that the total work hours for all periods of employment with the University may not exceed  1500 hours for the 12- month period May 1 to April 30.  Wage employees are eligible to participate in tax-sheltered annuities.

Classified Employee – Description

Classified employees are salaried employees whose positions are subject to the provisions of the Virginia Personnel Act; they usually qualify for all employee benefits.