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Faculty Personnel Policy Statement

Faculty should also consult the Personnel Policy Statement for College Employees (Common Policy) for policies that affect all employee groups. 

View:  Faculty Personnel Policy Statement 2013/14 [PDF]  2012/13 [PDF]

Or view individual sections of the 2013/14 PPS listed below:
COVER
TABLE OF CONTENTS     
   
ARTICLE I: GENERAL INFORMATION   1
A. Preamble      1
B. Policy Statement 1
C. Definition And Coverage 2
D. Policy Implementation 2
E. Code Of Ethics Of The Education Profession 3
    
ARTICLE II. CONDITIONS OF WORK 6
A. General Responsibilities 6
B. Workload, Workload Calculations And Accountability 8
C. Overload Contracts (Teaching Assignments) 17
D. Reassigned Time 18
E. Non-teaching Supplemental Assignments 19
F. Grants / Awards / Externally Funded Contracts / Agreements 20
G. Faculty Service And Leadership 22
   
ARTICLE III. FACULTY EMPLOYMENT  24
A. Recruitment For Faculty Positions 24
B. Selection Of New Faculty 24
C. Faculty Administrative Appointments 27
D. Seniority 27
E. New Contract And Term Of Employment 28
   
ARTICLE IV. PROFESSIONAL STATUS 29
A. Academic Freedom 29
B. Faculty Success Program 29
C. Faculty Professional Enrichment Funds 30
D. Campus Faculty Enrichment Funds 32
E. College Support Of Faculty Professional Development 33
F. Membership In Professional Organizations 33
G. Charitable Organizations 33
H. Faculty Support 33
I. College-wide Committees And Task Forces 34
J. Governing Board Appearances 34
   
ARTICLE V. COMPENSATION 35
A. Faculty Salary 35
B. Salary Determination For Regular Full-time Faculty 35
C. Other Instructional Rates - Activity Related 36
D. Non-teaching Supplemental Rate 36
E. Grants / Awards / Externally Funded Contracts / Agreements 36
F. Overload Rate (Teaching Assignments) 38
G. Summer Sessions 38
H. Substitute Pay 38
I. Pay Dates 38
J. Meet And Confer 39
   
ARTICLE VI. LEAVES  40
A. Sick Leave 40
B. Personal Leave 42
C. Unpaid Leave 42
D. Holidays And Recesses 43
   
ARTICLE VII. FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  45
A. Professional Development Program - General 45
B. Sabbatical Program 46
C. Faculty Exchange Program 51
D. Professional Enrichment Recognition Award 52
   
ARTICLE VIII. TRANSFERS 53
A. Voluntary Transfers 53
B. Involuntary Transfers 53
C. Administrator Transfer to Faculty 54
   
ARTICLE IX. COMPLAINTS CONCERNING FACULTY 55
A. Purpose 55
B. Representation 55
C. Complaint Procedure 56
   
ARTICLE X. MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 58
A. Course Material Royalties And Conflict Of Interest 58
B. Health And Safety 58
C. Out-of-pocket Expenses 58
D. Past Practices 59
E. Retirement 59
F. Student Code Of Conduct 59
   
ARTICLE XI. RETRENCHMENT OF FACULTY   60
A. Statement Of Intent 60
B. Definitions 60
C. Planning For Resource Reduction 60
D. Program Reduction 61
E. Financial Exigency 62
   
ARTICLE XII. FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE GROUP (PCCEA) RIGHTS 64
A. Representation And Association Rights 64
B. Communications 64
C. Information 64
D. Designation Of Meet-and-Confer Teams 65
E. Use of Facilities 65
F. Office Facilities 65
G. Statutory Changes 65
H. Meet-and-Confer Cost 65
   
APPENDICES  66
APPENDIX A: Faculty Salary Schedule and Compensation Plan 67
APPENDIX B: Unit Guidelines 75
  Non-Teaching Days of Accountability for Instructional Faculty 75
  Cross-Campus, Cross-Department and Cross-Discipline Faculty Assignments 77
  Flex Year Contracts for Instructional Faculty 80
  Supplemental Agreements (Non-teaching) 83
APPENDIX C: Faculty Workload Form 85
APPENDIX D: Instructional Department Chair Structure 86
APPENDIX E: Director of Library Structure  99
APPENDIX F: Coordinator of Advising and Counseling Structure 104
APPENDIX G: Lead Faculty
108
APPENDIX H: Faculty Duties and Responsibilities   118
APPENDIX I: The Faculty Senate and Faculty Senate President 122
APPENDIX J: Faculty Success Program 123
APPENDIX K: Other Instructional Stipends - Activity Related   125
APPENDIX L: Sabbatical Program and Report Cover Forms 127
APPENDIX M: Faculty Exchange Cover Form 143
APPENDIX N:  Step Progression Plan   144
APPENDIX O: Task Force to Review Loading for Internship Courses 157
   
Index  158