Worker Sub-Types for Employee Positions in Workday


Purpose

This document provides HR Partners (HRPs) with a list of worker sub-types for employee positions, along with their definitions, within Workday.

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Keep in Mind

· When creating a position in Workday for a worker classified as an employee, HRPs must select the appropriate Worker Sub-Type from the given options. This step is crucial to ensure the correct classification of workers within the system.

Worker Sub-Types

Worker Sub-Type

Description

What it drives

Examples

Faculty

For any tenure track faculty.

- Benefits eligibility.

- Faculty status.

- No End Employment Date.

Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor.

Academic

For any other academic appointee whose initial appointment is greater than or equal to one year.

- Benefits eligibility.

- Other Academic Appointee (OAA) status.

- No End Employment Date.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Research Associates, Professor SOM, Institute Fellows.

Temporary Academic

For any other academic appointee whose initial appointment is less than one year.

- Non-benefits eligible.

- Other Academic Appointee (OAA) status.

- Requires End Employment Date.

Lecturer, Adjuncts, Visiting Scholars, Visiting Professors.

Postdoctoral

For any worker with a postdoctoral appointment.

- Postdoctoral benefits eligibility.

- Postdoctoral status.

- Requires End Employment Date.

Postdoctoral Scholars, Postdoctoral Fellows, Senior Fellows.

Staff

For any worker with an indefinite job regardless of part time or full time status.

- Benefits eligibility.

- Staff status.

- No End Employment Date.

Business Administrators, Grant Administrators, IT Analysts.

Temporary Staff

For any worker with a temporary staff position regardless of part time or full time status.

A job is considered temporary if the position is expected to continue for less than 12 months.

- Non-benefits eligible.

- Temporary status.

- Requires End Employment Date.

Temporary Office Support, Temporary Technical Support.

Seasonal

For any worker with a temporary staff position, regardless of part time or full time status, returning annually for a period of time.

- Non-benefits eligible.

- Temporary and seasonal status.

- Requires End Employment Date.

Graham School Instructional Staff, Lab School Summer Staff.

Student

For any worker who holds a student status at the University regardless of academic appointment.

- Non-benefits eligible.

- Student status, classifications, and exceptions.

- Requires End Employment Date.

Pedagogical Training Assignment, Clerical Student Office Assistants, Research Training Assignment A & B.