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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 2017/18   [2016/17]

Or view individual sections of the 2017/18 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 20
E. Non-teaching Supplemental Assignments 21
F. Acadecmic, Library and Counseling Leadership Structure 22
G. Faculty Service And Leadership 23
H. Grants / Awards / Externally Funded Contracts / Agreements 24
   
ARTICLE III. FACULTY EMPLOYMENT  27
A. Recruitment For Faculty Positions 27
B. Selection Of New Faculty 27
C. Faculty Administrative Appointments 30
D. Seniority 30
E. New Contract And Term Of Employment 31
   
ARTICLE IV. PROFESSIONAL STATUS 32
A. Academic Freedom 32
B. Faculty Evaluation and Success Program 32
C. Faculty Professional Enrichment Funds 33
D. Faculty Enrichment Reserve Fund 34
E. College Support Of Faculty Professional Development 36
F. Membership In Professional Organizations 36
G. Charitable Organizations 37
H. Faculty Support 37
I. College-wide Committees, Working Groups, and Task Forces 37
J. Governing Board Appearances 37
   
ARTICLE V. COMPENSATION 39
A. Faculty Salary 39
B. Salary Determination for Regular Full-time Faculty 39
C. Other Instructional Rates - Activity Related 40
D. Non-teaching Supplemental Rate 40
E. Grants / Awards / Externally Funded Contracts / Agreements 40
F. Overload Rate (Teaching Assignments) 41
G. Summer Sessions 42
H. Substitute Pay 42
I. Pay Dates 43
J. Meet And Confer 43
   
ARTICLE VI. LEAVES  44
A. Sick Leave 44
B. Personal Leave 46
C. Unpaid Leave 47
D. Holidays And Recesses 47
   
ARTICLE VII. FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  49
A. Professional Development Program - General 49
B. Sabbatical Program 50
C. Faculty Exchange Program 55
D. Professional Enrichment Recognition Award 56
   
ARTICLE VIII. TRANSFERS 57
A. Voluntary Transfers 57
B. Involuntary Transfers 57
C. Administrator Transfer to Faculty 58
   
ARTICLE IX. COMPLAINTS CONCERNING FACULTY 59
A. Purpose 59
B. Representation 59
C. Complaint Procedure 60
   
ARTICLE X. MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 62
A. Course Material Royalties And Conflict Of Interest 62
B. Health And Safety 62
C. Out-of-pocket Expenses 62
D. Past Practices 63
E. Retirement 63
F. Student Code Of Conduct 63
G. Faculty Resources 63
   
ARTICLE XI. RETRENCHMENT AND RENDUCTION-IN-FORCE 
64
A. Statement Of Intent 64
B. Definitions 64
C. Program Reduction 65
D. Criteria for Determining a Reduction-In-Force 65
E. Procedures 66
   
ARTICLE XII. FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE GROUP (PCCEA) RIGHTS 68
A. Representation And Association Rights 68
B. Communications 68
C. Information 68
D. Designation Of Meet and Confer Teams 69
E. Use of Facilities 69
F. Office Facilities 69
G. Statutory Changes 69
H. Meet-and-Confer Cost 69
   
APPENDICES  70
APPENDIX A: FACULTY SALARY SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION PLAN 71
APPENDIX B: UNIT GUIDELINES 79
  Non-Teaching Days of Accountability for Instructional Faculty 80
  Cross-Campus, Cross-Department and Cross-Discipline Faculty Assignments 82
  Flex Year Contracts for Instructional Faculty 85
  Supplemental Agreements (Non-teaching) 88
APPENDIX C: FACULTY WORKLOAD FORM 90
APPENDIX D: FACULTY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 91
APPENDIX E: THE FACULTY SENATE AND FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
95
APPENDIX F: FACULTY SUCCESS PROGRAM 96
APPENDIX G: OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL STIPENDS - ACTIVITY RELATED
98
APPENDIX H: SABBATICAL PROPOSAL AND REPORT COVER FORMS  99
APPENDIX I: FACULTY EXCHANGE COVER FORM 114
APPENDIX J: STEP PROGRESSION PLAN 115
APPENDIX K: TASK FORCE TO REVIEW LOADING FOR INTERNSHIP COURSES 
117
APPENDIX L: TASK FORCE TO REVIEW HORIZONTAL MOVEMENT ON THE FACULTY SALARY SCHEDULE 118