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Guidelines for Independent Contractor Review by Procurement Department

Category Event / Activity Type Risk Review Required Contract Required Documents
Required / Comments
Category 1 Independent Contractors*: Guest Lecturer/Musician/Model/Program/
Article Evaluator/Reviewer/
Appraiser/Editor/Translator
PO Required if over $5K/Single Occurrence, $10K/Annual PO Required if over $5K/Single Occurrence, $10K/Annual

*Independent Contractors - PO Required if over $5K/Single Occurrence, $10K/Annual . If over these dollar limits you must submit a requisition and attach the Independent Contractor Pre-Hire Worksheet Authorization.

Category 2 Independent Contractors*:
Guest Lecturer/Speaker - High Risk
YES YES – ( IC Agreement is required )

Subject matter is considered controversial or sensitive and may trigger crowd control issues.

Must submit a requisition along with the Independent Contractor Pre-Hire Worksheet Authorization.

Category 3 Specialized Professionals - Consulting activities that may require a license to perform the service. Ex: Architects, Lawyers, Accountants, Financial Advisors, EMTs, Copyright Consultants, etc. YES YES – ( IC Agreement is required ) Must submit a requisition along with the Independent Contractor Pre-Hire Worksheet Authorization.
Category 4 Non-Public Works Consulting/Service contracts YES YES – ( IC Agreement is required ) Must submit a requisition along with the Independent Contractor Pre-Hire Worksheet Authorization.