Definition of Unclassified and Classified Service

Scope: Who is Covered by this Policy?

Classified Staff


The civil service of Miami University shall be divided into the unclassified service and the classified service.

Unclassified Service

The unclassified service shall comprise of positions which meet the exemption criteria under the FLSA; and positions in one of the following categories: part-time intermittent; part-time professional; salaried positions; research related; police sergeants; police lieutenants; student employees; graduate assistants; and teaching assistants. These positions will fall outside of the purview of the classified civil service.

Classified Service

The classified service shall comprise of all positions not specifically included in the unclassified service.

Related Form(s)

Not Applicable.

Additional Resources and Procedures

Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Policy Administration

Next Review Date


Responsible Officer

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Legal Reference


Compliance Policy


Revision History


Reference ID(s)

  • MUPIM 20.2
  • OAC 3339-20-02


  • Associate Vice President for Human Resources
  • Sr. Vice President for Finance and Business Services