Classification and Compensation

The Classification and Compensation unit at CUNY establishes and implements job design and compensation plans that support the University's academic mission, are competitive, and are consistent with a policy of promoting Inclusive Excellence at CUNY.  The unit:

  • Supports College management in developing effective job and organizational designs that support their strategic goals, including assisting with reorganizations, acquisitions, and other large-scale changes involving employee groups
  • Consults with College management to making decisions on employee pay strategies
  • Maintains a Classification Plan consisting of civil service titles, job specifications, and other title information, as chartered under CUNY's Civil Service regulations and New York State Civil Service law
  • Establishes and maintains standards for classifying jobs, both civil service and instructional
  • Conducts audits and reviews of classification and pay throughout the University
  • Provides training and support to College Human Resources professionals in classification and compensation issues
  • Develops and administers University-wide pay programs, such as the Classified Managerial Pay Plan
  • Conducts and participates in surveys to provide information to management on salary trends in the Higher Education industry.


Contact Us

Office of Human Resources Management
205 East 42nd Street
New York, New York 10017
Phone (646) 664-3263