Creating and Defining Ranks

You can define ranks in Lifecycle Management to represent the standard faculty ranks possible at your institution, including workload, rank type, and maximum/minimum salaries permitted for that rank.

Specifically, the rank feature enables the institution to configure Interfolio's Lifecycle Management module in a way that matches exactly the formal professional designations used at your institution.

Once you have established a series in Lifecycle Management, you will need to define the ranks within that series as described below.

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1. Click "Add Rank" to add a rank to a series

Find the series you created on the Faculty Series page, and click Add Rank.

Click "Add Rank" to add a rank to a

This will open the Create Rank page

Here you will set the rank type, rank name, qualifications and salary, and set a workload model for the rank.

This will open the Create Rank page
2. Select the rank type

Choose the rank type from the drop down list. This is a required field.

See here for more information on the "default" list of rank types and explanation of rank names.

Select the rank type
4. Enter qualifications

We provide a rich text editor with basic formatting tools and the ability to link out to other documentation.

Enter qualifications
6. Select a Workload Model from the drop down list
Select a Workload Model from the drop down list

The Workload Description will populate based on your selection

The Workload Description will populate based on your selection
FAQ: Ranks and Rank Types

If a Rank Type is changed under a Series, does this update the faculty member's profile?

Rank Type should not be changed. Changes to Rank Type on a series will not update an individual faculty member's record.