Welcome to the Appointment Toolkit from the Office of Human Resources & Payroll Services.  These guidelines and resources have been put together to assist you with recommending appointments using our forms and policies.  This section will provide a reference guide to facilitate the proper and timely preparation and execution of personnel actions. 

Stacy Colt
Principal Personnel Clerk

Victoria Phipps     
Associate Director for Human
Resources Operations


faculty and staff appointment & payroll calendars

appointment Resources

SUNY Board of Trustees Policies

State-Union Bargaining Agreements

Notice Dates Guidelines

Payment Modes and Professional Obligations

Department of Civil Service - Glossary

SUNY - Appointment  Glossary of Terms


Budget Title and Salary Level are synonymous. For example, the budget title of Staff Assistant will always have a salary level of SL2; we cannot change the salary level of the budget title Staff Assistant to SL3, this would require a change in budget title to change salary level. Local title can be different than a budget title to more aesthetically reflect the duties of the position.  When an appropriate budget title exists and accurately reflects the duties of a position, we should use the budget title. 

Classified Service Titles/Description (NYS Dept. of Civil Service)

Classification & Compensation (SUNY)

Occupational Classification System Manual

Salary Schedules (GOER)

Salary Schedules (NYS Dept. Civil Service)