Grant-funded annual salary increases are often built into project budgets. For multi-year grants, such escalations are normally calculated to begin at the start of the calendar year (January 1) regardless of the grant’s funding cycle.
In most cases, this means salary increases for full-time staff will occur during the university’s annual Salary Planning process in October. The procedure for entering merit salary increases for grant funded individual varies on the condition:
Merit salary increases can also be processed outside the annual salary planning procedure.
For full-time staff, Principal Investigators should complete and submit an "Off-Cycle Pay Change" within "Request a Position Data Action" under Manager Self Service in Campus Connect. This will require a justification to be included, and will be routed to ORS for approval.
For part-time staff, Principal investigators shall contact the Human Resources Office of Compensation with the details of the pay change (Employee, Position Number, DeptID). HR will complete a Personnel Action Form and forward this to ORS for review and signature.
For students, Principal Investigators shall complete a Student Employment Action Form with the salary change indicated and forward to ORS for review and forwarding to the Career Center.