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    Effort – the time (expressed as a percentage) you spend on any project whether the sponsor pays your salary or not

Effort Commitment – total projected amount of time expected to be spent on a sponsored project or other USNH activity

Total University Effort – all activities for which you are compensated from university administered funds for effort on performing regular duties and effort paid as additional pay (additional pay not based on effort is excluded, ex. Transition allowances)

Institutional Base Salary – your regular pay for performing regular duties (excludes pay earned outside of regular duties whether internal or external to the university)

Regular Duties – duties and responsibilities associated with your occupational type and/or classification, as described in the initial appointment letter, subsequent communications, and/or position description