4000 Series: Personnel


4100     The Personnel System

4110     ADMINISTRATION

4110A - Administering the Personnel System

4110B - Personnel Files

4120     CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

4120A - Position Classification System for Professionals/Paraprofessionals


4200     Appointment, Advancement, and Termination

4210     APPOINTMENT

4210A - Recruitment

4210B - Applicant Screening Process

4210C - Appointment and Termination

4210D - Nepotism

4210E - Physical Examinations as a Condition of Employment

4220     ADVANCEMENT

4220B - Professional Advancement in the Salary Ranges: Initial Placement, Reclassification, Transfer, and Horizontal Advancement

4220C - Promotion, Transfers, and Demotions

4220D - Professor Emeritus

4220E - Performance Incentive Award for Paraprofessionals

4220F - Remuneration for Current Full-Time Employees Who Attain Academic Degrees, Certifications, and Licensure

4220G - Rank Advancement

4230     TERMINATION

4230A - Layoff

4230B - Resignation

4230C - Exit Procedure

4230E - Voluntary Early Retirement Plan


4300     Salaries and Benefits

4310     SALARIES AND OTHER COMPENSATIONS

4310A - Compensation and Benefits Plan: Maintenance and Change

4310B - Relationship of Salaries to Position Classification Plan

4310C - Pay Rate at Appointment and Reduction in Pay

4310D - Annual Advancement within the Salary Ranges

4310E - Overtime for Non-Exempt Employees

4320     EMPLOYEES BENEFITS

4320A - Eligibility for College Benefits

4320B - Worker's Compensation

4320C - Unemployment Compensation

4320D - Social Security

4320F - Retirement

4320G - Group Insurance and Related Options

4320H - Tuition Waiver for Employees and their Dependents

4320I - Non-Credit Tuition Waiver for Employees


4400     Regulations and Standards

4410     GENERAL REGULATIONS

4410A - Attendance and Absence Regulations

4410B - Work Load for Instructional Faculty

4410C - Performance Evaluations

4410E - Supplementing Salary on College Time

4420     STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

4420A - Employee Conduct - Conflict of Interest

4420B - Sexual Harassment of Employees

4420C - Forcible and Non-Forcible Sexual Assault

4420D - Workplace Harassment

4420E - Responsibilities of Sponsors for Clubs and Other Activities

4430     DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND RIGHTS OF APPEAL

4430A - Disciplinary Action for Improper Conduct

4430B -  Grievance and Appeal


4500     Leaves and Absences

4510     PERSONAL ABSENCES

4510A - Personal Leave

4510Bi - Sick Leave

4510Bii - Sick Leave Bank

4510C - Leave for Temporary Disability

4510D - Leave for Bereavement

4510E - Military Leave

4510F - Leave for Jury Duty

4510G - Family and Medical Leave

4520     PROFESSIONAL LEAVE

4520A - Leave to Attend Professional Meetings

4520B - Grants for Professional Development and Awards for Excellence

4520C - Paraprofessional Career Development

4520D - Professional Leave of Absence without Pay

4520E - Academic Leave for Professionals

4520F - Position Reclassification Leave for Paraprofessionals

4530     OTHER ABSENCES, LEAVES AND VACATION

4530A - Leave of Absence without Pay

4530B - Participation in Political Activity

4530C - Vacation

4530D - Paid Holidays


4600     General

4610A - Terms and Definitions

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