General Guidelines for Establishments

  • Appropriate funding must be secured and in place before a position may be established. We recommend that you have written approval from the appropriate divisional budgetary authority before proceeding with the establishment of a position. Adequate funding is not verified by Human Resources.
  • You may not recruit or fill a line position until it has been established through the Classification and Compensation section of Human Resources.


Establishment Instructions

  1. Under “Job Descriptions” (lefthand side of screen), choose  “Begin New Action”.
  2. When establishing, there are two choices:
    • “Establish a New Position”   (Action 1)
    • "Establish a New Position to Post" (Action 2).
  3. Choose Which Classification title is being used and follow the steps  that the action directs. Pay special attention to those fields that have an asterisk (*). These fields are mandatory.
  4. Once completed the request will be sent through the PeopleAdmin system to the different levels of needed approval up to Dean/Director or VP level.
  5. The next level of approval needed outside of your college/department would be the classification & Compensation Department of Human Resources (Action Final HR Review). It will be reviewed and it has been done correctly and falls within FAU guidelines, it will be approved. If pay increases are included, additional approval may be needed and it may take additional time to process.
  6. The requesting department is responsible for enduring that all required budget paperwork is completed and they will prepare a new for the incumbent (if applicable). if the position is being classified from an SP position to an AMP position, a 
  7. If the position description is being posted for a vacant position, the Employment Department of Human Resources will contact the requestor to discuss the recruitment process. If needed, the Employment Department can be reached at 7-3058
All actions (Establishments, Reclassifications and Updates) with line position SP and AMP must flow through Classification & Compensation to be processed, no exceptions.
AMP Position Description - (No longer available on paper - must use PeopleAdmin system)
SP Position Description - (No longer available on paper - must use PeopleAdmin system)



Personnel Action Form

Michael Davis

Classification & Compensation Team

Marie Mascaro, Senior Associate Director of Human Resources
(561) 297-2401

Michael Davis, Classification & Compensation Manager
(561) 297-3026

Lessie Brown, Human Resources Representative
(561) 297-1389

Classification & Compensation Group Email
One of the Class & Comp team members will respond