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Employment Classifications

Student

Day-continuing students currently enrolled at Brigham Young University:

The university gives priority to BYU students in filling needs for part-time employees.

  • Hourly
    • Resident student with 6+ credits.
    • Resident graduate student with 2+ credits.
    • Non-resident student with 12+ credits.
    • Non-resident graduate student 9+ credits.*
  • Contract
    • Resident (2+ credits) or nonresident (9+ credits)* graduate student working as a research or teaching assistant.

* International students, hourly or contract, may not work more than 20 hours per week.

Non-Student

Employment Classifications

Full-time and part-time employees whose main focus is work, not study:

  • APPROVED PART-TIME for temporary, on-call, or ongoing non-student employment, if students are not able to meet the needs of the department.
    • Category 1 (5720)
      • May work up to 910 hours in the anniversary year and every calendar year thereafter (average 17.5 hours per week for fifty-two weeks; weekly hours may be adjusted, provided the average hours per week during the applicable measurement period do not exceed 28, exclusive of breaks in service lasting between four and twenty-six weeks).*
      • Not eligible for benefits.
      • Paid on an hourly basis.
    • Category 1+ (5730)
      • May work up to 910 hours in the anniversary year and every calendar year thereafter (average 17.5 hours per week for fifty-two weeks; weekly hours may be adjusted, provided the average hours per week during the applicable measurement period do not exceed 28, exclusive of breaks in service lasting between four and twenty-six weeks).
      • Eligible for retirement and savings plans only, due to exceeding the 1000 hours threshold set by ERISA.
      • Paid on an hourly basis.
    • Category 2 (5750) - New positions require approval of the line Vice President.
      • May work an average of no more than 28 hours per week for 52 weeks; weekly hours may be adjusted, provided the average hours per week during the applicable measurement period do not exceed 28, exclusive of breaks in service lasting between four and twenty-six weeks.
      • Eligible for retirement and savings plans only.
      • Paid on an hourly basis.
    • Category 3 (5770) - New positions require approval of the Human Resources Committee.
      • May be contracted up to 910 hours per year.
      • Employed in a position which is “exempt” from both the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
      • Not eligible for benefits.
      • Paid on an hourly basis.
    • Category 3+ (5780) - New positions require approval of the Human Resources Committee.
      • May be contracted up to no more than 28 hours per week for 52 weeks; weekly hours may be adjusted, provided the average hours per week during the applicable measurement period do not exceed 28, exclusive of breaks in service lasting between four and twenty-six weeks.
      • Employed in a position which is “exempt” from both the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
      • Eligible for retirement and savings plans only.
      • Paid on a monthly salary basis.
  • REGULAR FULL TIME (Require Posting) — Regular positions included in the FTE count approved by the Board of Trustees.
    • Staff (5400)
      • Employed in a position which is “non-exempt” from the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
      • Eligible for full benefits.
      • Paid on an hourly basis.
    • Administrative (5000)
      • Employed in a position which is “exempt” from both the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
      • Eligible for full benefits.
      • Paid on an annual salary basis.

* New Category 1 employees are subject to the Anniversary Year Policy.

See University Handbook for official University Policy.

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