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Human Resources

Time & Leave for the Instructional Staff

Annual Leave:

Only instructional staff members employed as Librarians or Counselors will accrue annual leave time.

For full-time teaching members of the faculty who have taught for a full year the period of annual leave is from the day subsequent to the June commencement until the thirtieth of August following such commencement or an equivalent consecutive period.

For members of the Instructional Staff who, prior to January 1, 1988, are employed full-time as Librarians and who continue to be employed as Librarians there shall be 30 work days of annual leave.

Members of the Instructional Staff who are employed full-time as Librarians on or after January 1, 1988 shall accrue annual leave at the following rates:

During the 1st year of service :

20 days

During the 2nd through 11th year of service and thereafter :

20 days plus one additional day for each year of service to a maximum of 30 days



For instructional staff members who, prior to September 1, 1998 were appointed or assigned full-time as Counselors or to other student personnel assignments, except those in the Higher Education Officer series, the period of annual leave shall be from the day subsequent to the June commencement of each college until the thirtieth of August following such commencement or an equivalent consecutive period.

Members of the instructional staff who are appointed or assigned full-time as Counselors or to other student personnel assignments on or after September 1, 1998, except those in the Higher Education Officer series, shall accrue annual leave at the following rates:

During the 1st year of service :

20 days

During the 2nd through 11th year of service and thereafter :

20 days plus one additional day for each year of service to a maximum of 30 days



Sick Leave:

Each year you earn 20 calendar days of temporary disability leave exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and authorized holidays and recesses. The unused portions of temporary disability leave can be accumulated to a maximum of one hundred and sixty (160) calendar days. Sick leave is earned only after a full month of service and no accruals are granted for service of less than a calendar month.

Unscheduled Holidays:

Only instructional staff members employed as Librarians or Counselors will accrue unscheduled holidays. There are four (4) unscheduled holidays (personal days) during the period September 1 – August 31 of each year. Unscheduled holidays may not be carried over to the next year.

Bereavement Leave:

An employee may be excused without charge for a period of up to four (4) days when a death occurs among members of the employee's immediate family, as provided in the applicable Leave Regulations. When the death in an employee's immediate family occurs while the employee is on annual leave, or sick leave such time as is excusable for death  in  the family shall not be charged annual leave of sick leave.

Immediate family shall be defined as spouse; natural, foster, or step parent; grand child; mother-in-law; father-in-law; natural, foster, or step brother; natural, foster, or step sister, natural, foster, or step child or any relative residing in the same household and effective January 1, 2004, the Domestic Partner of the employee and a child or parent of the Domestic Partner or any other relative of the domestic partner living in the same household.

Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening:

Employees are entitled  take up to four hours of paid leave in a calendar year for breast and/or 
provided that the screening is performed during regular work hours. The four hours include travel time. This leave is not cumulative and shall be deemed forfeited if not used in a particular calendar year. An absence for this purpose beyond four hours must be charged to employees leave accruals or without pay if none is available. In addition, the colleges may require satisfactory medical documentation to verify that the employee's absence was for purpose of breast and/or prostate cancer screening.