Classification, Compensation, and Employment

The Human Resources Employment department is responsible for the coordination of employment and recruitment. The department manages the employee selection, verification and appointment process for all FAMU employees.

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In order for Florida A&M to uphold our motto "Excellence With Caring," we are committed to building a diverse, passionate, and innovative workforce. When you are a member of the FAMU community, you will be surrounded by experienced and dedicated individuals who strive to enhance the quality of our campus community and services. We work hard to ensure that FAMU not only remains a leading institution of higher education and learning, but is also a premier place to work. Discover how you can become a part of the 'FAMUly' today.

Classification & Compensation

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Interested in joining the FAMUly? FAMU may be the right place for the next step in your career. Find out what openings are available and consider applying. For application assistance, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (850) 599-3611.

Man interviewing candidate for job External Applicant Careers Portal

External Applicants will need to create a user account to search and apply for jobs. Once in the portal, click "My Account Information" then click "Register Now."

Woman interviewing job candidate iRattler HR Careers Portal

If you are an internal applicant, sign in to iRattler, click "Human Resources," then click "Employee Self Service" to find the "Careers" tile.

Employment is available in the following categories:


These positions are assigned to the Administrative and Professional Classification Plan and ordinarily report directly to the President.  They include the classifications of provost, vice president, general counsel, and athletic director.  These positions are responsible for or are significantly involved in policymaking at the University, do not have tenure, and do not have any expectation of appointment beyond a 60-days’ notice period.


These positions are assigned the principal responsibility of teaching, research, or public service activities or administrative responsibility for functions directly related to the academic mission.


These positions perform administrative and management responsibilities or professional duties at the department/unit level or above.


 These positions perform professional, paraprofessional, administrative, clerical, secretarial, technical, skilled crafts, service, or maintenance duties.


These are at-will, temporary employment positions.


Federal Immigration and Naturalization laws require that employers hire only citizens and nationals of the United States and lawfully authorized alien workers.  Compliance with the law requires completion of Form I-9, which is used to verify identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired at the University.


All qualified applicants, including the disabled, will receive consideration for employment and promotion without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, or age except as provided by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAA), please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs at (850) 599-3076 at least ten (10) business days prior to the start of the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the University by calling TDD via FRS (800) 955-8771


Classification & Compensation

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Maintains Class Specifications for A&P and USPS class titles.
  • Establishes and Classifies A&P and USPS positions.
  • Maintains Position Descriptions for Faculty, A&P and USPS positions.
  • Conducts Position Reviews for A&P and USPS positions to ensure appropriate classification upon management's request.
  • Maintains  competitive information  for Pay Levels (Pay Grades) for A&P and USPS positions.
  • Maintains exempt and nonexempt USPS class titles listing.
  • Maintains Website, University Regulations and Procedures governing Classification and Compensation.
  • Provides compensation consultation for A&P and USPS positions upon managements request.


Contact Us

Office of Human Resources
1700 S. Adams St.
211 Foote-Hilyer Administration Center (FHAC)
Tallahassee, FL 32307-3100
(850) 599-3611
(850) 561-2080