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Human Resources Policy

LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM DISTRICT
BOARD POLICY MANUAL
Fifth Edition

Table of Contents: Section IV - Human Resources

IV.A. HIRING EMPLOYEES

IV.A.1. Hiring Practices

  • IV.A.1.1 Policy

IV.A.2. Non-Citizen Employees

  • IV.A.2.1 Policy
  • IV.A.2.2 Definitions
  • IV.A.2.3 Employment of Non-U.S. Citizens
  • IV.A.2.4 Benefits Eligibility

IV.A.3. Campus Peace Officers

  • IV.A.3.1 Policy
  • IV.A.3.2 Definitions
  • IV.A.3.3 Delegation of Authority
  • IV.A.3.4 Background Check
  • IV.A.3.5 Campus Peace Officer Authority

IV.A.4. Credentials

  • IV.A.4.1 Policy
  • IV.A.4.2 Official Personnel File
  • IV.A.4.3 Confidentiality of Employment Decisions

IV.B. EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP

IV.B.1. Employee Appointment Types

  • IV.B.1.1 Appointment Categories

IV.B.2. Contractual Employees

  • IV.B.2.1 Policy
  • IV.B.2.2 Faculty Contracts

IV.B.3. Non-Contractual Employees

  • IV.B.3.1 Policy
  • IV.B.3.2 Limited Appointments
  • IV.B.3.3 Post-Retirement Employees

 

IV.B.4. Temporary Duties

 

  • IV.B.4.1 Policy

IV.B.5. Emeritus

  • IV.B.5.1 Emeritus Designation

IV.C. COMPENSATION

IV.C.1. Compensation Practices

  • IV.C.1.1 Policy
  • IV.C.1.2 Definitions
  • IV.C.1.3 Working Overtime Hours
  • IV.C.1.4 Getting Paid for Overtime Hours
  • IV.C.1.5 Payroll and Salary Deductions

IV.D. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

IV.D.1. Benefit Plans

  • IV.D.1.1 Policy

IV.D.2. Paid Time Off

  • IV.D.2.1 Policy

IV.D.3. Retirement Plans

  • IV.D.3.1 Policy

 

IV.E. EMPLOYEE RIGHTS

 

IV.E.1. Prohibited Unlawful Discrimination and Harassment

  • IV.E.1.1 Policy
  • IV.E.1.2 Definitions
  • IV.E.1.3 College Community Member Responsibilities
  • IV.E.1.4 Addressing Employment Discrimination Complaints
  • IV.E.1.5 No Retaliation for Discrimination Complaints
  • IV.E.1.6 Educational Setting
  • IV.E.1.7 State and Federal Agencies
  • IV.E.1.8 Compliance and Training
  • IV.E.1.9 Ethics Hotline

IV.E.2. Family and Medical Leave Act Rights Policy

  • IV.E.2.1 Policy

IV.E.3. Employee Disability Rights

  • IV.E.3.1 Policy
  • IV.E.3.2 Employee Responsibility to Request Accommodation
  • IV.E.3.3 Requests for Accommodation Reconsideration or Revision and Discrimination Complaints
  • IV.E.3.4 Discrimination Retaliation or Coercion Prohibited
  • IV.E.3.5 Responsible Employee Designation
  • IV.E.3.6 Confidentiality and Records
  • IV.E.3.7 Expressing Breastmilk Policy

IV.E.4. Employee Military Service Rights

  • IV.E.4.1 Policy
  • IV.E.4.2 Definitions
  • IV.E.4.3 Military Leave - Short Term
  • IV.E.4.4 Military Leave - Long Term
  • IV.E.4.5 Discrimination Complaints

IV.E.5. Workplaced Violence

  • IV.E.5.1 Policy
  • IV.E.5.2 Definitions
  • IV.E.5.3 Reporting Workplace Violence
  • IV.E.5.4 Investigating Workplace Violence

IV.E.6. Employee Grievance and Review Process

  • IV.E.6.1 Policy
  • IV.E.6.2 Definitions
  • IV.E.6.3 Who May Bring A Grievance
  • IV.E.6.4 Serial Grievances
  • IV.E.6.5 Exclusions
  • IV.E.6.6 Appeal to the Board for Certain Alleged Policy Violations
  • IV.E.6.7 Right to Representation
  • IV.E.6.8 Information Resolution
  • IV.E.6.9 Presentation of Formal Grievance
  • IV.E.6.10 First Level Appeal
  • IV.E.6.11 Second Level Appeal
  • IV.E.6.12 Appeal to the Board

IV.F. EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES

IV.F.1. Employee Core Hours

  • IV.F.1.1 Policy
  • IV.F.1.2 Core Hours by Position

IV.F.2. Full-Time Faculty Workload

  • IV.F.2.1 Policy
  • IV.F.2.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.2.3 Faculty Workload Responsibilities
  • IV.F.2.4 Teaching Assignments

IV.F.3. Employee Performance

  • IV.F.3.1 Policy
  • IV.F.3.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.3.3 Professional and Support Staff Performance Evaluations
  • IV.F.3.4 Administrator Performance Review
  • IV.F.3.5 Faculty Assessment
  • IV.F.3.6 Addressing Employee Performance

IV.F.4. Additional Employment

  • IV.F.4.1 Policy
  • IV.F.4.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.4.3 Additional Employment Restricted
  • IV.F.4.4 Commissioned Peace Officers

IV.F.5. College Resources

  • IV.F.5.1 Policy
  • IV.F.5.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.5.3 No Personal Use of College Property

IV.F.6. Ethical Standards

  • IV.F.6.1 Policy
  • IV.F.6.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.6.3 Ethical Standards
  • IV.F.6.4 Disclosure of Interest in Property to be Acquired

IV.F.7. Employee Participation in Political Activity

  • IV.F.7.1 Policy
  • IV.F.7.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.7.3 Prohibited Acts
  • IV.F.7.4 Information Resource
  • IV.F.7.5 Candidacy for Public Office
  • IV.F.7.6 Non-Elective State or Federal Office

IV.F.8. Employee Safety and Health

  • IV.F.8.1 Policy
  • IV.F.8.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.8.3 Responsibility for Safety
  • IV.F.8.4 Smoking Prohibited

IV.F.9. Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

  • IV.F.9.1 Policy
  • IV.F.9.2 Definitions
  • IV.F.9.3 Alcoholic Beverages at College Events and Activities
  • IV.F.9.4 Employee Who Appears to be Under the Influence on the Job
  • IV.F.9.5 Report of Conviction for Drug-Related Offense
  • IV.F.9.6 Assistance to Employees Regarding Drug or Alcohol Abuse
  • IV.F.9.7 Possession by Police
  • IV.F.9.8 Off-Duty Conduct

IV.G. CHANGES IN EMPLOYMENT STATUS

IV.G.1. General Changes

  • IV.G.1.1 Policy
  • IV.G.1.2 Definitions
  • IV.G.1.3 Employee Resignations
  • IV.G.1.4 Administrative Leave
  • IV.G.1.5 Reduction in Force
  • IV.G.1.6 Reduction in Force Appeal

IV.G.2. Change in Contract Status

  • IV.G.2.1 Policy
  • IV.G.2.2 Definitions
  • IV.G.2.3 Appealing a Contractual Change of Status Recommendation
  • IV.G.2.4 Administrative Leave

IV.G.3. Employment Termination

  • IV.G.3.1 Policy
  • IV.G.3.2 Non-Contractual Employees
  • IV.G.3.3 Contractual Employees
  • IV.G.3.4 Contractual Termination Notice and Appeal

IV.G.4. Timeliness

IV.H. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

IV.H.1. Intellectual Property Policy

  • IV.H.1.1 Policy
  • IV.H.1.2 Definitions
  • IV.H.1.3 Disclosure and Institutional Review
  • IV.H.1.4 Applicability
  • IV.H.1.5 Intellectual Property Default Ownership
  • IV.H.1.6 Faculty Exceptions
  • IV.H.1.7 College Licensing Guidelines
  • IV.H.1.8 Royalty, Equity, Benefits, and Business Management Participation
  • IV.H.1.9 Procedures

IV.H.2. Copyright

  • IV.H.2.1 Compliance with Requirements of the U.S. Copyright Act
  • IV.H.2.2 Infringing Materials on LSCS Website
  • IV.H.2.3 Fair Use
  • IV.G.2.4 Reproduction or Distribution of Information