Skill Enhancement Pay
Job Related Skill Enhancement Pay
To outline college policy as it relates to rewarding staff who take initiative to increase their skill level through a prescribed course of study as it relates to their job.
- The employee provides a transcriptable degree, certificate, license or other evidence of mastering a body of knowledge obtained through a prescribed program of study that is directly related to the position held;
- The employee has an overall performance evaluation of “Meets Expectations” or higher;
- The employee has not received a Job-Related Skill Enhancement Pay Increase in the last 12 months;
- The request must be made within 3 months of obtaining the certification;
- The dean must approve all requests.
Once approved, the base pay of the employee will be increased by the amounts listed below:
- Certificate – 2%
- Associate’s Degree – 3%
- Bachelor’s Degree – 5%
- Master’s Degree – 10%
- Doctorate – 10%
This policy is consistent with TAMU Standard Administrative Procedure 31.01.01.M5.03 – Job-Related Skill Enhancement Pay: http://rules-saps.tamu.edu/PDFs/31.01.01.M5.03.pdf