Title and Total Compensation Project Update from SMPH HR

The following message is from SMPH Human Resources

Back in June 2020 the UW–Madison Office of Human Resources (OHR) informed us that UW–Madison, in consultation with the UW System, had decided to extend the Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project timeline, delaying the scheduled implementation of new titles and position descriptions until 2021.

We have now received confirmation that a new implementation date has been set for November 7, 2021. Read more about this in an April 5 message to all UW–Madison employees from Mark Walters, Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor of the Office of Human Resources.

Timeline differences

SMPH will be following a slightly different timeline to allow for better preparation. SMPH aims to have all employee mapping complete by May 31. This will allow supervisors and HR time to create position descriptions and facilitate employee conversations over the summer (by September 10 at the latest). Then the school will move forward with implementation on November 7.

SMPH-specific timeline
May 31, 2021  ​ Employee Mapping to new titles completed
April-August 2021 ​ HRBP work with Supervisors on PD Creation ​
June-August 2021 ​ Manager/supervisor conversations​ ​
September 1, 2021  ​ All employee conversations complete​
October 1, 2021 ​ All PDs finalized, signed, returned to HRBP​

More resources and information

  • Virtual forums will be held on April 21 and 22.
  • As a reminder, the OHR TTC project team has created a Resource Library which is available to all employees, and includes learning opportunities for employees, tools for supervisors and managers, recorded versions of previous campus-wide forums, as well as additional general information about the project.