Definition of Specialized Faculty
Non-tenure track (modified professorial titles, lecturer, instructor, teaching associate, research associate, and clinical associate). Units set the education requirements; however, these positions require a minimum of a bachelor's degree.
Specific employee relations questions associated with Specialized Faculty should be directed to:
Human Resource Representative
Employees are always encouraged to resolve concerns at the lowest possible level within their respective organization. Concerns can often be resolved when employees speak directly to their immediate supervisor. It is often the case that colleges, departments, and administrative units have bylaws that outline processes to address concerns. Illinois Human Resources is available as a resource to help employees determine resources that are available to them.
Supervisors should contact Illinois Human Resources with questions related to performance management. IHR can provide template communications that help supervisors relay workplace expectations on subjects related to:
- Rewards and Recognition
- Attendance Management
- Productivity Management
- University Code of Conduct
- Special Situations and Workplace Violence
- Discrimination and Harassment
A summary of benefits available to employees can be found at: