Handbook of Operating Procedures 5-1220

Authority to Make Appointments

Effective April 01, 1977
Executive Sponsor: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Policy Owner: Assoc. Vice President for Human Resources



  1. Policy Statement

The president of University of Texas at Austin ("University"), or his or her designee, has the authority to approve all classified employee appointments.

  1. Reason for Policy

To establish authority for approving classified employee appointments within the University.

  1. Scope & Audience

This policy applies to all classified employees.

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  1. Responsibilities & Procedures

All appointments are approved by the President on nomination by the appropriate administrative officer and recommendation by the Associate Vice President for Human Resources. The President may delegate approval authority with respect to specified positions or categories of positions to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources.

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  1. History

Last review date: March 1977
Previously HOP 9.69