Affiliated Appointments

Hint: Hiring System for Affiliated personnel → EPAF

Getting Started

Affiliated Faculty & Staff are individuals who are financially independent of the university and associated to provide support or services to one or more university program without receiving monetary compensation. The hiring department must submit an Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF) to complete the hiring action. Departments must complete the New Employee Data Form  for those who are new to NMSU in order to establish an employment record in the banner system.The EPAF must show an appointment end date no later than 12 months from date of hire. Affiliated appointments may be renewed annually. Affiliated hires will receive an Aggie ID for access to NMSU (email access, ID card, etc). Affiliated Faculty only will also have library privileges.

Affiliated Faculty

Position Number: 918997

Policy 5.15.40 requires Provost Office approval for Affiliated Faculty hires.  In keeping with this policy, please incorporate the following steps when hiring an Affiliated Faculty:

  • In the comments section of the EPAF please provide:
    1. A clear statement of justification as to why it is in the university’s best interest to grant affiliated faculty status.
    2. The term (not to exceed 12 months), rank, and other conditions and expectations of these honorary appointments.
    3. The criteria upon which the determinations are based vary depending upon the background of the appointee, the nature of the discipline represented, and the needs of the university. In general, persons appointed should have qualifications commensurate with the corresponding rank of tenure-track faculty appointees.

Affiliated (non-faculty)

Position Number: 918897

Please incorporate the following steps when hiring an Affiliated (non-faculty):

  • In the comments section of the EPAF please provide:
    1. A clear statement of justification as to why it is in the university’s best interest to grant affiliated (non-faculty) status.
    2. The term (not to exceed 12 months).
    3. Conditions/expectations of the appointment.