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Kansas State University


Division of Human Resources
Kansas State University
103 Edwards Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4801
785-532-6095 (fax)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CST)
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HRIS Position Data Sheet Action/Reason Codes

Codes & Description-Popular Codes Emphasized
Action Code Reason Code Reason Code Description
POS APB Appointment Basis Change (Use when 12-month position changes to a 9-month position or vice versa.)
POS NEW New Position (Use when creating a new position.)
POS PFC Percent/FTE Change (Use when position changes from part-time to full-time or vice versa.)
POS PGC Pay Grade Change (Used by Human Resources only.)
POS PSC Position Status Change (Use when making a position inactive or reactivating a position.)
POS RCD Change in Duties (Use when changing job code or job description.)
POS RPJ Reallocation Per Job Study (Use for classified positions only.)
POS RPP Reallocation - Position Review (Used most often -- classified positions only.)
POS RPS Reallocation Per AdHoc Study (Used when Div. Personnel Services-Topeka conducts a study of a classification or a group of classifications and either assigns a new job code or a new salary grade . Used for classified positions only.)
POS RRP Recruitment Purposes (Used when a position is temporarily downgraded to a lower level to facilitate filling a position when no qualified candidates are available. Used for classified positions only.)
POS RTP Training Purposes (Used when reallocating a classified position to the lowest level in a class series, when the lowest class serves as a training class. Used by Human Resources only.)
POS UPD Position Data Update (Used most often for general position updates.)