Specifies the person’s role at the organization in broad categories such as student, staff, employee etc.
Permissible values are: faculty, student, staff, alum, member, affiliate, employee, library-walk-in. These are arranged in a hierarchy (as shown in the figure to the right). A student/pupil will have the values member and student. An educational employee will have all the values member, employee and faculty. The attribute eduPersonPrimaryAffiliation gives the person’s primary role.
A pupil/student has all the values:
A teacher (or in higher education: member of the scientific staff) has all the values:
An employee without any educational responsibility has all the values:
The value “affiliate” is used to show that a person is affiliated with the organization, but that there is no formal contracts of employment or studying:
A person can fill several roles, in example be both an employee and a student at the same time. The person then has all the roles:
- Availability in higher education.:
- Availability, primary and secondary school.:
- Entry type:
- Short description:
- Person’s role (ex. student, employee)