Delegation of Authority Chart

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Academic Coordinator Series

Adjunct Professor Series

Faculty Administrator Titles

Astronomer Series

Endowed and Presidential Chairs

Lecturer & Other Unit 18 Titles

Lecturer with Security of Employment Series

Educator without Salary

Librarian Series

Postdoctoral Scholar

Professional Research Series

Professor Series

Project [e.g., Scientist] Series

Recall Appointments

Regents' Professor or Lecturer

Research Associate & Research Fellow

Specialist Series

Student Titles

UNEX Titles

University Professor

Visiting Appointments

Visiting Scholars & Other Visitors

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Academic Coordinator Series

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

All Actions None Dean Dean has discretion to require DCAP review

Adjunct Professor Series

Adjunct Professor Series,
Without Salary Appointments
Adjunct Professor Series,
With Salary (including 0%) Appointments
 
Assistant Adjunct Professor,
With Salary (including 0%) Appointments
Associate Adjunct Professor,
With Salary (including 0%) Appointments
Adjunct Professor,
With Salary (including 0%) Appointments

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Adjunct Professor Series, Without Salary Appointments

     
All actions None Dean  

Adjunct Professor Series, With Salary (including 0%) Appointments

     

Assistant Adjunct Professor

    The campus off-scale limit for the Adjunct Professor series is the annual salary rate for Professor, Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointments      
Appointment (to any step) with exception allowing more than 50% of base salary to be supported by state funds CAP Chancellor  
Appointment (to any step) with exception allowing appointment at 50% time or less to be supported entirely by state funds CAP CP/EVC  
Appointment to Steps 1-3, up to the annual salary rate for Associate Professor, Step 4 CAP Dean  
Appointment to Steps 1-3, if annual salary rate is more than Associate Professor, Step 4 CAP CP/EVC  
Appointment to Steps 4-5 CAP CP/EVC  
Merit Reviews, Reappointments, & Non-Reappointments      
Reappointment and merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps CAP Dean  
Reappointment and merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment only CAP Dean  
Non-reappointment resulting from an academic personnel review merit CAP CP/EVC
Mid-Career Appraisal      
Mid-career appraisals typically include review for reappointment and merit increase; in any event,CP/EVC authority CAP CP/EVC  
Promotions      
Promotion to Associate Adjunct Professor CAP CP/EVC  

Associate Adjunct Professor

    The campus off-scale limit for the Adjunct Professor series is the annual salary rate for Professor, Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointments      
Appointment (at any step) with exception allowing more than 50% of base salary to be supported by state funds CAP Chancellor  
Appointment (at any step) with exception allowing appointment at 50% time or less to be supported entirely by state funds CAP CP/EVC  
Appointment (at any step) CAP CP/EVC  
Merit Reviews, Reappointments, & Non-Reappointments      
Reappointment only CAP Dean  

Reappointment and merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps

CAP Dean  

Reappointment and merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps

CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Non-reappointment resulting from an academic personnel review CAP CP/EVC
Promotion      
Promotion to Adjunct Professor CAP CP/EVC  
Salary Increase Only Reviews
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 in excess of a half-step CAP CP/EVC

Adjunct Professor

   

The campus off-scale limit for the Adjunct Professor series is the annual salary rate for Professor, Step 9, plus 11 percent

Appointments      
Appointment (to any step) with exception allowing more than 50% of base salary to be supported by state funds CAP Chancellor  
Appointment (to any step) with exception allowing appointment at 50% time or less to be supported entirely by state funds CAP CP/EVC  
Appointment to Steps 1-9, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC  
Appointment to Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP Chancellor  
Appointment to Steps 1-9 or Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
 
Merit Reviews, Reappointments, & Non-Reappointments      
Reappointment and merit increase to Steps 2-5 and 7-9 up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps CAP Dean  
Reappointment and merit increase to Steps 2-5 and 7-9 if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than next step CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit to Step 6 CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit to Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP Chancellor  
Reappointment and merit to Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
 
Reappointment and merit to further Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit to further Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
 
Non-reappointment at Steps 1-9 resulting from an academic personnel review CAP CP/EVC
Non-reappointment at Above Scale resulting from an academic personnel review CAP Chancellor
Salary Increase Only Reviews
Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 in excess of a half-step CAP CP/EVC

Faculty Administrator Titles

Associate Dean College Provost Dean Department Chair Director of ORU Director of MRU

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Associate Dean

(including Acting and Interim)

Appointment, up to the UC Salary Threshold None Dean
Appointment, above the UC Salary Threshold None Dean Salary must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP
Reappointment, up to the UC Salary Threshold None Dean Merit reviews follow authority for the professorial title & rank
Reappointment, above the UC Salary Threshold None Dean Salary must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP.  Merit reviews follow authority for the professorial title & rank.

College Provost

(including Acting and Interim)
     
Appointment, up to the UC Salary Threshold None VPDUE
Appointment, above the UC Salary Threshold None VPDUE Salary must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP
Reappointment, up to the UC Salary Threshold None VPDUE Merit reviews follow authority for the professorial title & rank
Reappointment, above the UC Salary Threshold None VPDUE Salary must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP.  Merit reviews follow authority for the professorial title & rank.

Dean

(including Acting and Interim)
     
Appointment, up to established maximum of dean's salary structure None CP/EVC
Appointment, above established maximum of dean's salary structure None CP/EVC Salary must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP
Annual assessment/merit increase, up to established maximum of dean's salary structure None CP/EVC
Annual assessment/merit increase, above established maximum of dean's salary structure None CP/EVC Salary must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP
Reappointment and five-year review of decanal duties, with salary increase up to established maximum of dean's salary structure None CP/EVC
Reappointment and five-year review of decanal duties, with salary increase above established maximum of dean's salary structure None CP/EVC Salary must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP

Department Chair

(including Acting and Interim)
     
All Actions None Dean  

Director of ORU

(including Acting and Interim)
     
All Actions None Chancellor Contact APO for guidance. Salary above UC Salary Threshold must be pre-approved by Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP

Director of MRU

(including Acting and Interim)
     
All Actions None President Contact APO for guidance.

Astronomer Series

Assistant Astronomer Associate Astronomer Astronomer  
Career Equity Review Deferral of Review Mandatory Review Retention Action

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Assistant Astronomer

    The campus off-scale limit for the Astronomer series is the annual salary rate for Professor, Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointments      
Appointment to Steps 1-3, up to the annual salary rate of Associate Professor, Step 4 CAP Dean
Appointment to Steps 1-3, if annual salary rate is more than Associate Professor, Step 4 CAP CP/EVC
Appointment to Steps 4-5 CAP CP/EVC  
Merit Reviews, Reappointments, & Non-Reappointments      

Reappointment and merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps

CAP Dean  

Reappointment and merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps

CAP CP/EVC
Reappointment and accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment only CAP Dean  
Non-reappointment CAP Chancellor Ad hoc review is normally required, but after consultation with CAP, the CP/EVC may determine that it is not.

In cases of non-reappointment, the candidate is entitled to notice or pay in lieu of notice

(CAPM 404.220.C.3.d)
Mid-Career Appraisal     Effective with the 2012-13 review year, solicited external letters shall not be part of the mid-career appraisal.
Mid-career appraisals typically include review for reappointment and merit increase; in any event, CP/EVC authority CAP CP/EVC Ad hoc review is not required, except in cases involving non-reappointment.
Promotion to Tenure      
Promotion to Associate Astronomer, with positive recommendation from department and dean CAP Chancellor  
Promotion to Associate Astronomer, with department and/or dean recommending acceleration of two or more steps CAP Chancellor Ad hoc review is required.
Promotion or denial of promotion to Associate Astronomer, with negative recommendation from department and/or dean CAP Chancellor Ad hoc review is required.
If promotion to tenure is denied, the candidate is entitled to 12 months' notice or pay in lieu of notice.

Associate Astronomer

    The campus off-scale limit for the Astronomer series is the annual salary rate for Professor, Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointments      
Appointment (any step) CAP CP/EVC Ad hoc review is required where 1) the department and/or dean does not support the appointment, or
2) the department and dean do not agree on proposed rank and/or step.
Merit Reviews &
Promotions
     
Merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps CAP Dean  
Merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps CAP CP/EVC
Accelerated merits CAP CP/EVC  
Promotion to Astronomer rank CAP CP/EVC  
Salary Increase Only Reviews
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 in excess of a half-step CAP CP/EVC

Astronomer

    The campus off-scale limit for the Astronomer series is the annual salary rate for Professor, Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointments      
Appointment to Steps 1-9, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC Ad hoc review is required where 1) the department and/or dean does not support the appointment, or
2) the department and dean do not agree on proposed rank and/or step.
Appointment to Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP Chancellor
Appointment to Steps 1-9 or Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
 
Merit Reviews      
Merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps CAP Dean  
Merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps CAP CP/EVC  
Accelerated merits CAP CP/EVC  
Merit to Step 6 CAP CP/EVC  
Merit to Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold, or above Indexed Compensation Level with merit increase of 10% or less CAP Chancellor  
Merit to Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold, with merit increase greater than 10% CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
Merit to further Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC  
Merit to further Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold, but with merit increase of 10% or less CAP Chancellor
Merit to further Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold, with merit increase greater than 10% CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
Salary Increase Only Reviews


Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step

CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 in excess of a half-step CAP CP/EVC

Career Equity Review

     
Career equity review CAP CP/EVC  

Deferral of Review

     
Deferral of review None Unit Head Assistant Astronomers are not eligible for deferrals

Mandatory Review

     
Mandatory Review only CAP Dean  
If combined with another review, e.g.: mandatory merit review and another review type CAP Authority follows the type of review

Retention Action

     
Retention action CAP CP/EVC A retention review does not impact the faculty member's regular eligibility for review or the associated review period.

Endowed and Presidential Chairs

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Appointment CAP Chancellor  

Lecturer & Other Unit 18 Titles

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Excellence review DCAP Dean  
Merit increase for continuing appointees DCAP Dean
All other actions None Dean
Lecturer in Summer Session None VPDUE  

Lecturer with Security of Employment Series

Lecturer PSOE Senior Lecturer PSOE Lecturer SOE Senior Lecturer SOE

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Lecturer PSOE

     
Appointment CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit increase of three increments or less, with recommended salary below Professor, Step 1 CAP Dean  
Reappointment and merit increase with recommended salary above Professor, Step 1 CAP CP/EVC  
Accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Promotion to Lecturer SOE CAP Chancellor  
Mandatory review None Dean  

Senior Lecturer PSOE

     
Appointment CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit increase of three increments or less, with recommended salary below Professor, Step 6 CAP Dean  
Reappointment and merit increase with recommended salary above Professor, Step 6 CAP CP/EVC  
Accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Promotion to Senior Lecturer SOE CAP Chancellor  
Mandatory review None Dean  

Lecturer SOE

     
Appointment CAP CP/EVC  
Merit increase of three increments or less, with recommended salary below Professor, Step 1 CAP Dean  
Merit increase with recommended salary above Professor, Step 1 CAP CP/EVC  
Accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Promotion to Senior Lecturer SOE CAP CP/EVC  
Mandatory review None Dean  

Senior Lecturer SOE

     
Appointment CAP CP/EVC  
Merit increase of three increments or less, with recommended salary below Professor, Step 6 CAP Dean  
Merit increase with recommended salary above Professor, Step 6 CAP CP/EVC  
Accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Mandatory review None Dean  

Educator without Salary

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

All actions None Dean Departments must contact their dean's office to discuss the use of this title before recommending appointment to this title

Librarian Series

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Assistant Librarian, Associate Librarian, and Librarian

     
All actions for appointees who report directly to the University Librarian CAPA CP/EVC  
All actions for appointees who do not report directly to the University Librarian CAPA University Librarian

Postdoctoral Scholar

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

All Actions None Dean  

Professional Research Series

Assistant Research Associate Research Full Research

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Assistant Research

    The campus off-scale limit for the Professional Research series is the annual salary rate for Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointment up to the annual salary rate for Associate Research, Step 4 None Dean  
Appointment if annual salary rate is more than Associate Research, Step 4 CAP CP/EVC  

Reappointment and merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps

None Dean Including accelerated promotions

Reappointment and merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps

CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and promotion to Associate rank up to the campus off-scale salary limit DCAP Dean Including accelerated promotions
Reappointment and promotion to Associate rank above the campus off-scale salary limit CAP CP/EVC  

Associate Research

     
Appointment up to the annual salary rate for Research, Step 4 DCAP Dean  
Appointment if the annual salary rate is more than Research, Step 4 CAP CP/EVC  

Reappointment and merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps

DCAP Dean

Reappointment and merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps

CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and promotion to full Research rank up to the campus off-scale salary limit DCAP Dean Including accelerated promotions
Reappointment and promotion to full Research rank above the campus off-scale salary limit CAP CP/EVC  
Salary Increase Only Reviews
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 in excess of a half-step CAP CP/EVC

Full Research

     
Appointment to Steps 1-5, up to the campus off-scale salary limit DCAP Dean  
Appointment to Steps 1-5, above the campus off-scale salary limit CAP CP/EVC  
Appointment to Steps 6-9, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC  
Appointment to Steps 6-9, above the UC Salary Threshold   Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP Send to APO for processing.
Appointment to Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP Chancellor  
Appointment to Above Scale at a salary higher than the UC Salary Threshold   Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP Send to APO for processing.
Reappointment and merit increase to Steps 2-5 and 7-9 up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps DCAP Dean Does not include accelerated merits or advancements involving Step 6
Reappointment and merit increase to Steps 2-5 and 7-9 if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit involving Step 6 CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit to Above Scale at a salary up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP Chancellor  
Reappointment and merit to Above Scale at a salary higher than the UC Salary Threshold   Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP Send to APO for processing.
Reappointment and merit to further Above Scale up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment and merit to further Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold   Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP Send to APO for processing.
Salary Increase Only Reviews
Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 in excess of a half-step CAP CP/EVC

Professor Series

Acting Professor Assistant Professor Associate Professor Professor
Career Equity Review Deferral of Review Mandatory Review Retention Action

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Acting Professor

     
      Authority and CAP review for all actions affecting appointees in the Acting Professor titles corresponds to the Professor Series titles of equivalent rank, except for regularization
Regularization of Acting Assistant Professors None Dean  
Regularization of Acting Associate Professors and Acting Professors, upon gaining lawful permanent residency None Dean  
Regularization of Acting Associate Professors and Acting Professors upon demonstration of successful university teaching CAP CP/EVC  

Assistant Professor

    The campus off-scale limit for the Professor series is the annual salary rate for Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointments      
Appointment to Steps 1-3, up to the annual salary rate for Associate Professor, Step 4 CAP Dean
Appointment to Steps 1-3, if annual salary rate is more than Associate Professor, Step 4 CAP CP/EVC
Appointment to Steps 4-5 CAP CP/EVC  
Merit ReviewsReappointments& Non-Reappointments      

Reappointment and merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps

CAP Dean  

Reappointment and merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps

CAP CP/EVC
Reappointment and accelerated merit CAP CP/EVC  
Reappointment only CAP Dean  
Non-reappointment CAP Chancellor Ad hoc review is normally required, but after consultation with CAP, the CP/EVC may determine that it is not.

In cases of non-reappointment, the candidate is entitled to notice or pay in lieu of notice

(CAPM 404.220.C.3.d)
Mid-Career Appraisal     Effective with the 2012-13 review year, solicited external letters shall not be part of the mid-career appraisal.
Mid-career appraisals typically include review for reappointment and merit increase; in any event, CP/EVC authority CAP CP/EVC Ad hoc review is not required, except in cases involving non-reappointment.
Promotion to Tenure       
Promotion to Associate Professor, with positive recommendation from department and dean CAP Chancellor  
Promotion to Associate Professor, with department and/or dean recommending acceleration of two or more steps CAP Chancellor Ad hoc review is required.
Promotion or denial of promotion to Associate Professor, with negative recommendation from department and/or dean CAP Chancellor Ad hoc review is required. 
If promotion to tenure is denied, the candidate is entitled to 12 months' notice or pay in lieu of notice.

Associate Professor

    The campus off-scale limit for the Professor series is the annual salary rate for Step 9, plus 11 percent
Appointments      
Appointment (any step) CAP CP/EVC Ad hoc review is required where 1) the department and/or dean does not support the appointment, or
2) the department and dean do not agree on proposed rank and/or step.
Merit Reviews & 
Promotions
     
Merit increase up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps CAP Dean  
Merit increase if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps CAP CP/EVC
Accelerated merits CAP CP/EVC  
Promotion to Professor rank CAP CP/EVC  
Salary Increase Only Reviews
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Step 4 in excess of a half-step CAP  CP/EVC

Professor

   

The campus off-scale limit for the Professor series is the annual salary rate for Step 9, plus 11 percent

Appointments      
Appointment to Steps 1-9, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC Ad hoc review is required where 1) the department and/or dean does not support the appointment, or
2) the department and dean do not agree on proposed rank and/or step.
Appointment to Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP Chancellor
Appointment to Steps 1-9 or Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
 
Merit Reviews      
Merit increase to Steps 2-5 and 7-9 up to $100 less than two steps, not to exceed the campus off-scale salary limit; and, for those appointees who have already exceeded the campus off-scale salary limit, an increase in off-scale increment provided such increase does not exceed $100 less than two steps CAP Dean  
Merit increase to Steps 2-5 and 7-9 if salary is above the campus off-scale salary limit for the first time, and/or the salary increase exceeds $100 less than two steps CAP CP/EVC  
Accelerated merits CAP CP/EVC  
Merit to Step 6 CAP CP/EVC  
Merit to Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold, or above Indexed Compensation Level with a merit increase of 10% or less CAP Chancellor  
Merit to Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold, with merit increase greater than 10% CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
Merit to further Above Scale, up to the UC Salary Threshold CAP CP/EVC  
Merit to further Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold, but with merit increase of 10% or less CAP Chancellor
Merit to further Above Scale, above the UC Salary Threshold, with merit increase greater than 10% CAP Provost- Academic Affairs,
UCOP
Salary Increase Only Reviews
Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 that do not exceed the equivalent of a half-step CAP Dean
Salary increase actions for candidates at Steps 5 and 9 in excess of a half-step CAP CP/EVC

Career Equity Review

     
Career equity review CAP Authority follows the type of review  

Deferral of Review

     
Deferral of review None Unit Head Assistant Professors are not eligible for deferrals

Mandatory Review

     
Mandatory review only CAP Dean  
If combined with another review, e.g.: mandatory merit review and another review type CAP Authority follows the type of review

Retention Action

     
Retention action CAP CP/EVC A retention review does not impact the faculty member's regular eligibility for review or the associated review period.

Project [e.g., Scientist] Series

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

All appointment and advancement actions up to the UC Salary Threshold None Dean Dean has discretion to require DCAP review.
All appointment and advancement actions above the UC Salary Threshold None Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP Send to APO for processing. Chancellor has discretion to require CAP review.

Recall Appointments

(--) Recall Professor Recalled Research Professor Recalled

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

(---) Recall

     
Appointment/reappointment None Dean Appointments cannot exceed 43% time or pay at any time

Professor Recalled

     
Appointment/reappointment None Dean Appointments cannot exceed 43% time or pay at any time.

Research Professor

     
Appointment/reappointment None Dean Appointments cannot exceed 43% time or pay at any time

Regents' Professor or Lecturer

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Appointment None Regents  

Research Associate & Research Fellow

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

All Actions None Dean  

Specialist Series

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

All appointment and advancement actions up to the UC Salary Threshold None Dean Dean has discretion to require DCAP review.
All appointment and advancement actions above the UC Salary Threshold None Provost-Academic Affairs, UCOP Send to APO for processing. Chancellor has discretion to require CAP review.

Student Titles

Associate In & Teaching Fellow Graduate Student Researcher Readers Teaching Assistant Tutors

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Associate In & Teaching
Fellow

     
Appointment/reappointment None Dean  

Graduate Student Researcher

     
Appointment/reappointment None Dean  

Readers

   
Appointment/reappointment None Dean Authority may be redelegated to Unit Head

Teaching Assistant

     
Appointment/reappointment None Dean Authority may be redelegated to Department/Program Chair

Tutors

   
Appointment/reappointment None Dean Authority may be redelegated to Unit Head

UNEX Titles

Academic Coordinator Series-UNEX Continuing Educator Series Program Coordinator Teacher

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Academic Coordinator Series - UNEX

     
All actions up to the campus off-scale salary limit None UNEX Dean  

Continuing Educator Series

     
All actions up to the campus off-scale salary limit None UNEX Dean  

Program Coordinator

     
All actions up to the campus off-scale salary limit None UNEX Dean  

Teacher

     
All actions up to the campus off-scale salary limit None UNEX Dean Title codes 3570 & 3574 for UNEX instruction only

University Professor

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

University Professor

     
Appointment CAP Regents  

Visiting Appointments

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

Professor and Astronomer Series

     
Appointment/reappointment of candidate who does not hold or has not held a ladder rank position at another educational institution DCAP Dean All provisions regarding authority for Above Scale salaries for the Professor Series apply to visiting professor titles
Appointment/reappointment of candidate who currently holds or has held a ladder rank position at another educational institution None Dean

All Other Series

     
Appointment/reappointment of candidate who does not hold or has not held an academic or research position at another educational institution DCAP Dean  

Visiting Scholars and Other Visitors

Actions

CAP/DCAP Review

Authority

Notes

All Actions None Dean