WVU Extension Service

Employee Types

The types of employees are defined in Series 62:


Full-time Regular (FTR) Classified Employees – Section 2.1.1
  • At least nine months
  • No less than 1,040 hours in a 12 month period
  • Benefits eligible
  • Covered by classification program
Full-Time Regular Faculty – Section 2.1.6
  • At least nine months, no less than six semester credit hours or the equivalent in teaching, research, public service, and/or administrative responsibilities
  • Benefits eligible
  • Not subject to classification program
Non-Classified Employees – Section 2.1.7
  • Responsible for institutional policy formation
  • Reports directly to the institution president or other positions designated by the president
  • Benefits eligible
  • Not subject to classification program
Part-Time Regular (PTR) Classified Employees – Section 2.1.2
  • Works less than 1,040 hours in a 12 month period
  • Not eligible for benefits
  • Covered by classification program
Temporary Employees – Section 2.1.3
  • Work in a position nine months or less
  • Not eligible for benefits
  • Covered by classification program
Casual Employees
  • Works in a position created to meet specific operational needs
  • 225 hours maximum in a 12 month period
  • Not eligible for benefits
  • Not covered by classification program
Student Employees
  • Enrolled as a student
  • Not eligible for benefits
  • Not covered by classification program

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