Reappointing UUP Employees

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Create your reappointment letters to give to employees when their appointment is renewed or there is a change in the terms and conditions of employment.

When a Letter is Required

Employment changes to an existing employee require an appointment letter to be sent to your employees.   

  • Reappointment
  • Change in official title
  • Change in appointment term (temporary, term, probationary)
  • Change between full-time and part-time
  • Non-renewal

Required Information

Gather the required position information to include in your offer:

  • Official title
  • Department name
  • Full-time or part-time status
  • Appointment term (temporary, term, probationary)
  • Effective date of appointment
  • Appointment end date
  • Salary

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Add Required Language Depending on the Hire Type

Find specific language that needs to be added to your letter based on your position type.

Department Chair

Add a department chair designation.

In addition, I am pleased to offer you the designation of Chair for the <<Insert Department Name>>. This designation is made according to Article IX, Title C of the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees which can be located at:

Part-Time Faculty

Include in all letters

Add the appropriate primary obligation.

  • Primary obligation: Teaching
  • Primary obligation: Non-teaching

Adjunct Instructors Biweekly Rates

Biweekly rate availability

Adjunct biweekly amounts will be available in SIRI by 8/1 for ePTF's submitted by the 7/1 deadline

Professional Obligation

Notice of change in professional obligation and work hours.

This offer of employment sets no right or obligation with respect to duties/responsibilities that may be assigned to you, nor hours of work you may be required to fulfill. At all times during your employment, management maintains full discretion to add, remove or otherwise modify duties/responsibilities, commensurate with your official job title. Your professional obligation, as it shall come to be known, may be increased, reduced or otherwise modified solely at management’s discretion. Likewise, for the duration of your employment and at management’s discretion, your hours of work shall remain subject to change and you may be required to work non-traditional hours (e.g. evenings, weekends, etc.).

Simultaneous Non-Renewal

Term nonrenewal clause at time of appointment or reappointment.

Any reappointment of your employment term is subject to the conditions of reappointment in the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees, your job performance and formal reappointment by the President or other designated University official. In accordance with the Policies of the Board of Trustees and the collective bargaining agreement between New York State and United University Professions, this appointment is non-renewed at this time and your final date of employment is <<INSERT DATE>>. However, this official notice of nonrenewal can be withdrawn and/or modified by the appropriate University official and a concurrent notice of reappointment issued.

Route Your Letter

  • Attach a copy of the letter to the ePTF
  • Send the letter to the candidate/employee
  • Retain signed copies in your departmental files

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Recruitment Support

UB Jobs Support


Phone: 716-645-5627


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