Civil Service Act (CSA)
Civil Service includes all employees not exempted in accordance to ARSD 55:01:03:02.01. Criteria for exemption from the Civil Service Act include managerial duties at a policy-making level, high degrees of confidentiality and responsibility for providing advice of a legal or technical nature to a department secretary, bureau commissioner or institution administrator.
Non-Faculty Exempt (NFE)
Non-Faculty Exempt are employees who are not faculty but are exempt from the State Civil Service System based on South Dakota Codified Law 3-6A-13. These are employees who perform administrative and professional/technical support functions.
Faculty are employees who are in faculty-related positions who are exempt from the State Civil Service System and perform research, instruction and other faculty duties.