Compensation and Classification
- Effective March 1, 2015, as a condition of employment, the University of Massachusetts Boston will conduct appropriate background check reviews for all new benefitted hires. This policy will be implemented in a manner consistent with the rights of privacy, equal opportunity and academic freedom afforded to those who serve the University. See the University of Massachusetts Boston policy for employee background reviews.
- Please also see background check FAQ.
The Staffing and Compensation Unit oversees and manages campus recruitment, as well as salary administration and classification programs for benefited and non-benefited employees to ensure compliance and consistency with federal, state, and university policies and guidelines, as well as campus-wide collective bargaining agreements. The unit also works closely with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to ensure that all hiring policies are adhered to.
The University of Massachusetts Boston is committed to providing a safe and secure environment that is supported by qualified employees for all of its students, faculty and staff to carry out the University’s teaching, research and public service missions.