Position classification is based on the duties and responsibilities of the job and not on the qualifications held by an applicant or incumbent. All positions are assigned to a specific title and salary range. This assignment of positions to titles is based on “best fit” using the title definitions.

Position descriptions

Creating and maintaining an accurate position description helps the employee know what is expected by clearly defining the work to be performed in relation to the overall goals of the work unit. 

Position descriptions are required for all positions at UWL.  You are encouraged to use the attached template as a starting point in drafting a position description.  The information you provide in the template will be reviewed by Human Resources and once finalized, can be transferred to the position management module in PeopleAdmin, where you are able to view and modify position descriptions for your subordinates.

Position description - Faculty/IAS

Position description template - pool positions

Position description template

Position description instructions

Position approval process


Classification & recruitment contacts

Tracey Simpson  Profile of Tracey Simpson

Classification/Recruitment Manager
144 Graff Main Hall

Specialty areas:

Recruitment and classification for the divisions of Academic Affairs, College of Business Administration, College of Liberal Studies, College of Science & Health, and School of Education, Professional and Continuing Education; PeopleAdmin training and management; criminal background checks