Classes of employees designated as 'Exempt from the State Human Resources Act' (as defined under NC General Statute Chapter 126). Included among these classes: Student Temporary and Graduate student employees, as well as, Faculty, Senior Academic & Administrative Officers, and certain professional positions involved in academic support, coaching, health education, institutional support, instruction, library, public service, research, student health, and student services. Employees in these classes are considered 'at will' and, as such, are employed solely at the discretion of the Chancellor.
Classes of employees designated as 'Subject to the State Human Resources Act' (as defined under NC General Statute Chapter 126). Included among these classes: accountants, administrative support, engineers, information technology, institutional services (housekeepers, grounds workers), research assistants (scientific and social), skilled trades, etc. Under the provisions of the State Human Resources Act, employees in these classes are covered by benefits (leave accrual, etc.) and job protections (progressive discipline, grievance rights, etc.) not afforded to other types of employees.