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Career Tracks

Career Tracks is the new system-wide initiative for compensation and classification of non-represented positions.  UC Merced officially launched Career Tracks on October 1, 2012.  Approximately 575 non-represented staff were classified in to the new Career Tracks classification and compensation system. UC Merced is the second campus to implement followed by UC Office of the President April 1, 2013.  It is anticipated that most campuses will migrate to the Career Tracks model over the next several years.    

Career Tracks classifies positions in job titles that are associated with job fields and families.  This approach provides a better understanding of job duties and is more closely aligned with practices in the job market.  Salary ranges more closely reflect the labor market, which supports fair and transparent job evaluation decision.  Career Tracks also clarifies career progression within each job family. 

Career Tracks represents a commitment to consistent treatment of all staff, as well as transparency in policy and process, and recognition of the roles that all campus community members play.


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Updated 08/2017