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Position Classification

SHRA stands for Subject to the North Carolina Human Resources Act. SHRA positions are classified into career-banded classifications based on competencies required for the position and demonstrated by the employee. Career-banded classifications and their associated salary ranges are determined by the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).

The creation of a new SHRA positions, classification changes to positions, and salary increases are managed by the Compensation and Classification Section within the Office of Human Resources.

EHRA stands for Exempt from the North Carolina Human Resources Act. EHRA positions are classified into one of three categories established by the UNC Board of Governors:

  • Senior Academic and Administrative Officers (SAAO) – Tiers I & II
  • Faculty
  • Instruction, Research, and Information Technology (IRIT)