A4500.05 Employment or Supervision of Immediate Family Members


Type: Administrative
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Employees of the College or members of the Board of Trustees shall not, directly or indirectly, initiate, influence, supervise, or participate in any personnel action (including recommendations for employment) involving members of their immediate families.  For the purpose of this policy, the term immediate family member is defined as spouse, civil union partner, mother, father, son, daughter, foster parents, brother, sister, step-mother, step-father, step-daughter, step-son, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, and sister-in-law of a current full-time employee or member of the Board of Trustees.

A recommendation to employ an immediate family member of a College employee or Board member will require written documentation that the person is clearly the best qualified candidate for a given vacancy and that the employment is in the best interest of the College.

Revised:  July 2016


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