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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 2015/16 [PDF]  2014/15 [PDF]

Or view individual sections of the 2015/16 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 2
    
ARTICLE II. CONDITIONS OF WORK 6
A. General Responsibilities 6
B. Workload, Workload Calculations And Accountability 8
C. Overload Contracts (Teaching Assignments) 19
D. Reassigned Time 21
E. Non-teaching Supplemental Assignments 21
F. Grants / Awards / Externally Funded Contracts / Agreements 22
G. Faculty Service And Leadership 24
   
ARTICLE III. FACULTY EMPLOYMENT  26
A. Recruitment For Faculty Positions 26
B. Selection Of New Faculty 26
C. Faculty Administrative Appointments 29
D. Seniority 29
E. New Contract And Term Of Employment 30
   
ARTICLE IV. PROFESSIONAL STATUS 31
A. Academic Freedom 31
B. Faculty Success Program 31
C. Faculty Professional Enrichment Funds 32
D. Campus Faculty Enrichment Funds 33
E. College Support Of Faculty Professional Development 35
F. Membership In Professional Organizations 35
G. Charitable Organizations 35
H. Faculty Support 35
I. College-wide Committees And Task Forces 35
J. Governing Board Appearances 36
   
ARTICLE V. COMPENSATION 37
A. Faculty Salary 37
B. Salary Determination For Regular Full-time Faculty 37
C. Other Instructional Rates - Activity Related 38
D. Non-teaching Supplemental Rate 38
E. Grants / Awards / Externally Funded Contracts / Agreements 38
F. Overload Rate (Teaching Assignments) 39
G. Summer Sessions 40
H. Substitute Pay 40
I. Pay Dates 41
J. Meet And Confer 41
   
ARTICLE VI. LEAVES  42
A. Sick Leave 42
B. Personal Leave 44
C. Unpaid Leave 44
D. Holidays And Recesses 45
   
ARTICLE VII. FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  47
A. Professional Development Program - General 47
B. Sabbatical Program 48
C. Faculty Exchange Program 53
D. Professional Enrichment Recognition Award 54
   
ARTICLE VIII. TRANSFERS 55
A. Voluntary Transfers 55
B. Involuntary Transfers 55
C. Administrator Transfer to Faculty 56
   
ARTICLE IX. COMPLAINTS CONCERNING FACULTY 57
A. Purpose 57
B. Representation 57
C. Complaint Procedure 58
   
ARTICLE X. MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 60
A. Course Material Royalties And Conflict Of Interest 60
B. Health And Safety 60
C. Out-of-pocket Expenses 60
D. Past Practices 61
E. Retirement 61
F. Student Code Of Conduct 61
G. Faculty Resources 61
   
ARTICLE XI. RETRENCHMENT OF FACULTY   62
A. Statement Of Intent 62
B. Definitions 62
C. Planning For Resource Reduction 63
D. Program Reduction 63
E. Financial Exigency 64
   
ARTICLE XII. FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE GROUP (PCCEA) RIGHTS 66
A. Representation And Association Rights 66
B. Communications 66
C. Information 66
D. Designation Of Meet-and-Confer Teams 67
E. Use of Facilities 67
F. Office Facilities 67
G. Statutory Changes 67
H. Meet-and-Confer Cost 67
   
APPENDICES  68
APPENDIX A: Faculty Salary 69
APPENDIX B: Unit Guidelines 76
  Non-Teaching Days of Accountability for Instructional Faculty 77
  Cross-Campus, Cross-Department and Cross-Discipline Faculty Assignments 79
  Flex Year Contracts for Instructional Faculty 82
  Supplemental Agreements (Non-teaching) 85
APPENDIX C: Faculty Workload Form 87
APPENDIX D: Instructional Department Chair Structure 88
APPENDIX E: Director of Library Structure  101
APPENDIX F: Coordinator of Advising and Counseling Structure 105
APPENDIX G: Lead Faculty
109
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 Proposal and Report Cover Forms 126
APPENDIX M: Faculty Exchange Cover Form 141
APPENDIX N:  Step Progression Plan   142
APPENDIX O: Task Force to Review Loading for Internship Courses 157
APPENDIX P:  Task Force to Review Full-time, Regular Faculty Hiring 158
APPENDIX Q:  Task Force to Review Horizontal Movement on the Faculty Salary Schedule 160
APPENDIX R: Task Force to Examine Faculty Performance Evaluation and Step Progression 161
   
Index  163