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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 2014/15 [PDF]  2013/14 [PDF]

Or view individual sections of the 2014/15 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) 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 34
E. College Support Of Faculty Professional Development 35
F. Membership In Professional Organizations 35
G. Charitable Organizations 35
H. Faculty Support 36
I. College-wide Committees And Task Forces 36
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) 40
G. Summer Sessions 40
H. Substitute Pay 40
I. Pay Dates 40
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 61
A. Course Material Royalties And Conflict Of Interest 61
B. Health And Safety 61
C. Out-of-pocket Expenses 61
D. Past Practices 62
E. Retirement 62
F. Student Code Of Conduct 62
G. Faculty Resources 62
   
ARTICLE XI. RETRENCHMENT OF FACULTY   63
A. Statement Of Intent 63
B. Definitions 63
C. Planning For Resource Reduction 63
D. Program Reduction 64
E. Financial Exigency 65
   
ARTICLE XII. FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE GROUP (PCCEA) RIGHTS 67
A. Representation And Association Rights 67
B. Communications 67
C. Information 67
D. Designation Of Meet-and-Confer Teams 68
E. Use of Facilities 68
F. Office Facilities 68
G. Statutory Changes 68
H. Meet-and-Confer Cost 68
   
APPENDICES  70
APPENDIX A: Faculty Salary Schedule and Compensation Plan 71
APPENDIX B: Unit Guidelines 78
  Non-Teaching Days of Accountability for Instructional Faculty 79
  Cross-Campus, Cross-Department and Cross-Discipline Faculty Assignments 81
  Flex Year Contracts for Instructional Faculty 84
  Supplemental Agreements (Non-teaching) 87
APPENDIX C: Faculty Workload Form 89
APPENDIX D: Instructional Department Chair Structure 90
APPENDIX E: Director of Library Structure  103
APPENDIX F: Coordinator of Advising and Counseling Structure 108
APPENDIX G: Lead Faculty
112
APPENDIX H: Faculty Duties and Responsibilities   120
APPENDIX I: The Faculty Senate and Faculty Senate President 124
APPENDIX J: Faculty Success Program 125
APPENDIX K: Other Instructional Stipends - Activity Related   127
APPENDIX L: Sabbatical Proposal and Report Cover Forms 129
APPENDIX M: Faculty Exchange Cover Form 144
APPENDIX N:  Step Progression Plan   145
APPENDIX O: Task Force to Review Loading for Internship Courses 158
APPENDIX P:  Task Force to Review Full-time, Regular Faculty Hiring 159
APPENDIX Q:  Task Force to Review Horizontal Movement on the Faculty Salary Schedule 160
   
Index  161