Vacation for employees classified as faculty is handled differently from employees in other classifications. Faculty are given the time between academic terms as leave in lieu of accumulating vacation leave.
Eligible staff employees can earn vacation and/or sick leave. Accrual of vacation hours is based on years of service.
All annual employees of the college earn sick leave.
A full-time annual employee who is working or on paid leave for one-half or more of the regularly scheduled workdays in any month earns sick leave computed at the following rates:
A part-time annual employee who is employed on a continuing basis for as much as half-time earns sick leave on a prorated basis if scheduled to work one-half or more of the workdays in a month.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave time per year for family and medical needs. To be eligible for FMLA leave, an employee must meet the following requirements:
Community service as it pertains to college employees includes the following:
Recognizing the need for volunteers to support schools and other community organizations and the commitment of college employees to volunteer service, community service leave may be granted to employees for the following:
The following are eligible for community service leave:
The Board of Trustees may grant educational leave to full-time, annual personnel upon recommendation of the president or designee. Educational leave will be granted only when the best interests of the college are to be served.
An employee may donate leave to an employee approved to receive voluntary shared leave because of a medical condition of the employee or of a member of the employee's immediate family that will require the employee's absence for a prolonged period.
Detailed information about each leave plan can be found in the Employee Handbook, Chapter 6.