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Employee Category

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This field is completed for positions in the Classified Staff appointment type only.

The employment categories are:

Academic Year (9-month): employment conforms generally to the school or academic year (i.e. September 16 to June 15; on leave without pay in the summer).

Academic Year (10-month): employment conforms generally to the school or academic year (i.e. September 1 to June 30 or August 16 to June 15; on leave without pay in the summer).

Academic Year (11 month): employment conforms generally to the school or academic year (i.e. August 1 to June 30; on leave without pay in the summer).

Limited Duration: special studies or project of uncertain or limited duration which is subject to the continuation of a grant, contract, award or legislative funding for a specific project; cannot exceed two years.

Seasonal: employment that occurs, terminates and recurs periodically and regularly, regardless of duration. The job is terminated between periods of employment.

Intermittent: only used for on-call positions. Position is available on an irregularly fluctuating basis. This appointment type is not used for full-time salaried classified employees (CA employee class).

Regular (12-month): employment is continuous throughout the calendar year.

Note: employment category is often called “appointment type” in OSCAR online tasks for classified staff.