Texas Historical Commission
Texas Historical Commission Classification Audit
Report Number 97-707
The Texas Historical Commission (Commission) has a 79 percent rate of compliance
with the Position Classification Plan (Plan). Nineteen positions are misclassified. Of the
positions misclassified, 16 are in the incorrect series and 3 are at the incorrect level
within the series. Compliance with the Plan is necessary to ensure state employees
are properly compensated in relation to the Plan itself, as well as in relation to other
Key Facts and Findings
The Commission has a very decentralized structure with little coordination of
administrative functions. This results in inconsistent salary administration across
The Commission lacks formal guidelines differentiating the levels of classification
series, which would assist in ensuring consistent salary administration.
Inconsistencies exist in the classification of administrative support positions across
divisions. The Commission should conduct an agencywide job analysis of these
positions to determine the correct classification and to ensure consistency in pay
Nineteen positions at the Commission are misclassified.
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