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A combination of the following are typical actions as part of reorganization:

  • Creating or eliminating positions
  • Reconstructing current positions
  • Changing reporting structures
  • Creating or eliminating units
  • Combining organizational units


Any department/college/division within the university is eligible to reorganize their area and workforce to further meet the mission, goals and objectives of Wright State.


  • Make recommendation to your Dean/Vice President.
  • If your recommendation is approved by your Dean/VP, submit the following documents to HR Compensation via email –
    • Business rationale and summary of the proposed reorganization, including any cost projections
    • Current and proposed organizational chart, including total salary and benefits expended or to be expended both before and after the reorganization.
    • List of affected employees to include:
      • Classification of affected employees, i.e., unclassified, classified, bargaining unit, special contract
      • Current and proposed salaries
      • Current and proposed titles, including FTE
      • Current and proposed direct supervisor
      • If any changes to the salary are requested: current and proposed job descriptions (including minimum qualifications)
    • List of all positions (and if applicable, incumbents) proposed for position elimination
    • List all of new positions that are proposed including the following for each position:
    • Job description (including required qualifications)
    • The internal promotion, lateral, or demotion of current department employees
    • Whether an internal or external search is proposed and in what instances
    • If classified, what other placement options are available?
  • Human Resources will review the impact of the proposed reorganization on Wright State’s Affirmative Action Plan.
  • Upon approval of recommended changes by Dean/VP,  and HR, create position postings in PeopleAdmin using the appropriate posting types.
  • Once the position(s) are approved by all parties, submit the below to Human Resources:

For more information on Internal/Lateral Transfer Policy, go to University Policy 1030.