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Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAF), End-User Guide, Release 3.0


The EPAF Process

Accessing the EPAF Menu in JSU PAWS

How to Search for a Person

Selecting the Applicable Approval Category

Entering a Routing Queue Manually

How to Review the History of Originator Transactions


General EPAFs

Job Labor Distribution Change

Educational Incentive Pay

Job Salary Adjustment (Grant Employee)

Job Salary Adjustment (Non Grant Employee)

Job Re-Appointment – (Grant Employee)

Job Re-Appointment – (Non Grant Employee)

Job Re-Appointment – (Non Grant Employee with End Date)

Secondary Job Appointment

Adjunct Faculty Fall Semester (Re-Appointment)

Adjunct Faculty Spring Semester (Re-Appointment)

Job Transfer – Staff Faculty (Non Grant Employee)

Job Transfer – Staff Faculty (Grant Employee)

Job Transfer – Staff Faculty (Non Grant Employee with End Date)

Job Termination (Primary Position) – Grant Employee

Job Termination (Primary Position) – Non Grant Employee

Job Termination (Secondary Position)

Summer Faculty EPAFs

Summer Faculty – 1st Summer Session Compensation (JUNE)

Summer Faculty – 2nd Summer Session Compensation (JULY)

Summer Faculty – Summer Compensation


Student EPAFs

Routing Cycle for Student EPAFs (FWS)

Routing Cycle for Student EPAFs (CWA-GA)

Student EPAF Approval Categories

Processing Student EPAFs (A Step by Step How To)

Student – Federal Work Study (New Hire) Student – Federal Work Study (Rehire)

Student – College Work Aid (New Hire)

Student – College Work Aid (Rehire)

Student – Graduate Assistant Hourly (New Hire)

Student – Graduate Assistant Hourly (Rehire)

Student – Job Termination (CWA-GA)


About Human Resources

Welcome to Jackson State University’s Human Resources website! Whether you are seeking employment with us or you are already a valued employee, we hope this website will serve as a key resource for you. Our mission is to deliver comprehensive human resource services and to provide all employees with updated information regarding important aspects of their employment life with JSU. We welcome your questions and comments on how we can better serve you through this site.

About Human Resources

The role of the Human Resources Department (HR) is to advance the overall mission of the University by providing quality support to the University for the following areas including, but not limited to:

Talent Acquisition
Salary and Benefits Administration
Employer and Employee Relations
Student Employment
Professional and Workforce Development
Policy and Procedures

The Department of Human Resources supports the University pillars of student centeredness, teamwork and collegiality, and the pursuit of excellence.  We are committed to excellence, honesty and integrity in all that we do and strive to build and maintain effective partnerships while promoting an environment in which human values and relationships are respected, diversity is supported, and people are recognized as our most valuable resource.



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Department of Human Resources


Department of Human Resources
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
Jackson, MS 39217

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 17028
Jackson, MS 39217


Phone: (601)-979-2015
Fax: (601)979-5856