2150 Professor

POSITION IDENTIFICATION

TITLE Professor

CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 2150

GRADE Unclassified

CLASSIFICATION Exempt

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Department Head

MAJOR ADMINISTRATOR Dean

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with the highest academic rank, who has a cumulative record of teaching effectiveness, of peer-reviewed research publications or peer-reviewed creative activities appropriate to the discipline, and of substantial services appropriate to the discipline.  The Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor.  The Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Professor are assigned by the academic Department Head.  Positions associated with this position classification may be located in facilities requiring the position to be designated “sensitive” as defined by University policy.  Positions associated with this position classification may include job duties, responsibilities, or activities that are subject to export control regulations. The Professor facilitates a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

SUPERVISION

The Professor receives administrative supervision from the Department Head and may exercise supervision of graduate assistants, undergraduate majors, or student employees.

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

REVISED JANUARY 2012