HR-24 Administrative/Exempt Position Title Changes

To clarify the process for official administrative/exempt position title changes.

This policy applies to all administrative/exempt employees of Green River College.


All requests for administrative/exempt position title changes must be initiated and approved by the appropriate appointing authority. Position title changes requested by the employee will not be considered


  1. The appropriate appointing authority shall request a position title change by:
    1. Appointing Authority must complete an Administrative/Exempt Title Change Form.
    2. Submit the completed form and updated Job Description to the Office of Human Resources  (HR) with an electronic copy to Employee & Labor Relations.
  2. The appropriate Employee & Labor Relations Manager will review and validate any changes made to the job description.
  3. The Human Resources will approve or deny the request.
    1. If approved, the Appointing Authority will review the updated job description with the employee, sign, date and submit a copy to HR to be placed in the employee’s employment folder.
    2. If denied, the Executive Director of Human Resources will submit a written justification as to the determination to the employee’s Appointing Authority.

Specific Authority 

Law Implemented

History of Policy or Procedure

Draft: January 24, 2003
Adopted: April 5, 2005
Revised: December 4, 2015; June 1, 2017
Reviewed by: President’s Staff
Contact: Sheryl Gordon, Benefits Manager, ext. 2600
President’s Staff Sponsor: Marshall Sampson, Vice President of Human Resources & Legal Affairs, ext. 3315