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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Glossary of HR Terms

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/glossary/index.php?id=s

Terms beginning with the letter(s):

S
Sabbatical
An eligible employee in an academic setting is granted a paid leave of absence, which is based on years of service, for research and further educational opportunities. Refer to applicable bargaining agreement or personnel plan.

Salary Grid
The salary ranges and steps as determined by the salary authority. See applicable bargaining agreement or personnel plan.

Salary Range Assignments for Administrators
The process used to assign new Administrator positions to a salary range and to review and, where appropriate, change the salary range assignment of existing positions when substantive changes in duties and responsibilities occur.

SEGIP - State Employee Group Insurance Plan
The State Employees Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) administers an insurance benefit program for state employees (including those of the executive, legislative and judicial branches) and their dependents; workers employed by some quasi-state agencies; and retirees of the State (and their dependents).

Severance Pay
The remuneration received by an employee, under specific contractual language, who is separating from state service. Refer to applicable bargaining agreement or personnel plan.

Sick Bank
A provision establishing a collection of sick leave days which provides a pool of days upon which contributing members may draw in case they are unable to work for him or herself, spouse, or children and have exhausted their own accumulated sick leave, personal leave and emergency leave days if applicable. Refer to applicable bargaining agreement or personnel plan.

Sick Leave
Is an employee benefit in the form of paid leave which can be taken during periods of illness. Refer to applicable bargaining agreement or personnel plan.