11.1 Promotions and Transfers

11.1.1 Promotions

A promotion is the appointment of a member to another position, within the same department or elsewhere in the university, involving duties and responsibilities of a more complex or demanding nature and which are recognized by a higher salary.

11.1.2 Transfers

A transfer is the appointment of a member to another position within the same department or elsewhere in the University, involving duties and responsibilities of a comparable nature and having a similar salary. In certain circumstances, the transfer may be at a lesser salary.

Appointments that are defined as promotions or transfers are probationary, as specified in Article 8. A member who accepts a promotion or transfer and who fails to qualify for permanent status in the new position shall be eligible for all applicable provisions as specified in Article 16.

11.2 Salary Adjustment Through Promotion and/or Review of Position

If a member’s salary is changed upward by promotion or through a review of the position, the new salary shall be within the salary range of the phase for the new position. The new salary will be at least 3% of the target point in the new phase higher than the former salary, or the minimum of the new phase (whichever is higher). Details of the calculation will be provided to the member by Human Resources.