Department of Human Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the
difference between a classified and an unclassified employee?
A: Classified employees are non-exempt as defined by the
Fair Labor Standards Act, and their jobs are civil service protected
as defined by the Ohio Revised Code. Unclassified employees are at
will employees who serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority
and may be exempt or non-exempt. Chapter 124.11 of the Ohio Revised
Code defines both classified and unclassified employees.
Q: Can I have my
position reviewed to see if it should be upgraded?
A: Classified employees may request a Job Audit through the
Department of Human Resources. Employees who disagree with the
results of their Job Audit may appeal those results to the Assistant
Vice President for Human Resources with additional clarification
and/or information and, if still dissatisfied, to the State
Personnel Board of Review. Unclassified employees may request a job
review through the Department of Human Resources. Employees who
disagree with the results of an unclassified job review may be
appeal those results through the Assistant Vice President of Human
Resources to the Provost.
Allan Boggs at x3224 or at
State Personnel Board of Review, 65 E State St # 12, Columbus, OH
43215 - (614) 466-7046