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September, 2011

2011-2012 Salary Increase for Faculty, A&P and Support Personnel

GENERAL INFORMATION SUMMARY

The University has provided a two (2%) percent salary increase for the fiscal year 2011-2012 to become effective January 1, 2012. Additionally, the University has provided funds for a $1,000 one-time, lump sum bonus effective October 1, 2011. The information provided below outlines the criteria for determining an employee’s eligibility to receive the salary increase and bonus, and the guidelines for implementation of the base salary adjustment and bonus.

ELIGIBILITY FOR LUMP SUM BONUS PAYMENT

To be eligible for the $1,000 lump sum bonus payment, faculty (non-adjunct), A&P and Support Personnel employees (non-OPS) must be employed at FGCU on October 1, 2011 and:

i. be in continuous pay status in a salary position at FGCU on July 1, 2011,

ii. have at least a performance evaluation rating of "Overall Satisfactory” for their most recent annual performance evaluation (for faculty), or

iii. have a “Meets Expectations” or above in effect on September 30, 2011 (for A&P and Support Personnel employees).

FACULTY: ELIGIBILITY FOR 2% BASE SALARY INCREASE

To be eligible for the base salary increase, faculty must have been employed on or before July 1, 2011, have at least a performance evaluation rating of "Overall Satisfactory” for their most recent annual performance evaluation and be in employment status with the University on January 1, 2012.

Faculty who have received a notice of non-renewal shall not be eligible for the 2% base salary increase.

A&P AND SUPPORT PERSONNEL: ELIGIBILITY FOR 2% BASE SALARY INCREASE

To be eligible for the 2% base salary increase, A&P and Support Personnel employees must have been in continuous pay status in a salary position on July 1, 2011, have an overall performance evaluation rating of “Meets Expectations” or above in effect on December 31, 2011 and be employed on January 1, 2012. An employee who has an overall “Below Expectations” or “Unsatisfactory” performance appraisal in effect on December 31, 2011 will receive the 2% increase if he/she attains at least a “Meets Expectations” rating prior to July 1, 2012. Such delayed increase will be effective on the date the performance appraisal is administered and the increase will not be retroactive.

For those A&P and Support Personnel employees who do not have an evaluation on file, the overall performance evaluation rating shall be considered to be “Meets Expectations” for the purposes of this salary increase.

A&P and Support Personnel employees who has received a separate notice of ineligibility or notice of separation is not eligible for the lump sum bonus payment or the 2% base salary increase.

IMPLEMENTATION

All eligible Faculty, A&P and Support Personnel employees shall receive a $1,000 lump sum bonus on Monday, October 3, 2011, as a supplemental payroll.

All eligible Faculty, A&P and Support Personnel employees shall receive a pay adjustment of 2% calculated on each employee’s December 31, 2011, base salary (total salary minus stipend, if any) to be reflected in the Friday, January 13, 2012, pay check.

OTHER CONDITIONS

Employees on leave of absence without pay on October 1, 2011, and who are otherwise eligible for the University provided bonus will be provided the bonus in the first paycheck received after returning to work.

Employees on leave of absence without pay on December 31, 2011, and who are otherwise eligible for the 2% base salary increase shall receive the increase effective the date they return to work. The base salary increase will not be retroactive to January 1, 2012.

All eligible Faculty, A&P and Support Personnel employees appointed to less than 1.00 FTE will receive a bonus payment prorated based on the FTE.