Effort is the amount of time spent on a particular activity.
Individual effort is expressed as a percentage of the total amount of time spent on University compensated
The cumulative effort of an employee on University compensated activities shall constitute the employee’s 100% effort
regardless of the time required to accomplish those activities.
The Institutional Base Salary (IBS) of University personnel shall consist of the salary and wages received for their
University compensated activities.
An employee’s 100% effort proposed and expended for University compensated activities shall be consistently applied in
University payroll distribution processes.
Effort certification reports are used to verify & certify salaries charged to sponsored agreements and are
reasonable in relation to work performed. Hourly employees’ time is based on actual hours worked on an activity.
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