Faculty and staff who are included in Elements are referred to as "users," and are organized into groups based on home department and/or tenure locus.

Users are added and updated through an HR Data Feed which runs daily, Monday through Friday.

Criteria for inclusion is defined by job class. The following types of users are included in Elements:

Faculty Users

  • Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
  • Clinical Professors
  • Research Professors
  • Instructors
  • All other faculty (except temporary faculty)
  • Research faculty, including PRAs (job class code=1310) 

Other Users

  • Staff: Only those identified by deans, chairs, and directors as support for their unit (Statistician or Research Manager roles).
  • Administrative staff: Institutional Research, Library partners, others needing campuswide view.

Inactive Faculty

  • Some faculty originally in Elements who are no longer active faculty show as ‘Inactive’ in Elements.
  • Inactive faculty do not appear as members of a primary group, or on reports for that unit.

Groups created within Elements Primary Group 

  • Regular Faculty Titles
  • Other Faculty Titles
  • Research Professors
  • Rostered Tenure Track faculty – groups in Institutes
    • This group is for faculty who are tenured in an academic unit but budgeted elsewhere (TBE)

Last updated 8/16/2017