Status of Employment

Effective Date: 06/01/95

Purpose:

To establish employment conditions and define categories of employment which will determine applicability of personnel policies.

Policy:

Employment at Centenary College occurs within one of the following five employee categories:

1. Student - one whose primary reason for being at the College is to be enrolled in academic course;

2. Academic Staff - one whose primary appointment is to engage in academic instruction;

3. Exempt Staff - one who holds a position of executive, administrative or managerial responsibility or one that requires recognized professional achievement either by formal training or equivalent experience;

4. Non-Exempt Staff - one who is neither primarily engaged in academic instruction nor charged with administrative or managerial responsibility, and who is not primarily a student;

5. Volunteer Staff - one who performs regular assignments for the College and receives no regular wage for their services.

Each employee is also assigned to one of the following employee designations:

1. Regular - one whose term of employment is expected to last for at least twelve months (and eligible for continuation); an academic year where one is paid over a twelve month period satisfies the twelve month requirement;

2. Temporary - one whose term of employment is expected for a specific period. When such appointments are made the anticipated termination date should be specified.

Employees are further assigned a percent of full-time effort and identified as either full-time or part-time as follows:

1. Full-time - employees who are classified as either exempt or non-exempt staff and who work the following hours:

  • Facilities Services & Security employees - 40 hours per week,
  • Administrative employees - 37 1/2 hours per week.

2. Part-time - employees who are classified as either exempt or non-exempt staff and who work less than the following hours:

  • Facilities Services & Security employees - 40 hours per week,
  • Administrative employees - 37 1/2 hours per week.

Last updated 8 March 2007

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