Faculty Handbook: University Policies

University policies

  Policy regarding Multiple Positions

Full-time appointment to a faculty position is a full-time assignment. Faculty members have a responsibility to observe professional standards of behavior in becoming involved in supplemental activities. No employment, consultative or other work outside the University may be engaged in by a faculty member unless he/she receives prior approval from the  SOM Personnel and Budget (P & B) Committee. The P & B committee shall not approve any outside work unless such employment or work relates to the professional interests, strengthens the professional competence or enriches the professional performance and does not interfere with the professional standing of the faculty member. In no event shall the amount of time expended on such outside work be approved for more than an average of one day a week, or its equivalent during the academic year. The detailed policy on Multiple Positions is available at:  https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/sites/default/files/academicaffairs/upload/CUNY-  POLICY-ON-MULTIPLE-POSITIONS.pdf

  •  Policies regarding Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

The City University of New York’s Policies and Procedures on Equal Opportunity and Non- Discrimination and Against Sexual Harassment are available online at:  http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ohrm/policies-  procedures/finalnondeiscrimpolicy121213.pdf

Discrimination is treating an individual differently or less favorably because of his or her protected characteristics—such as age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any of the other bases prohibited by CUNY Policy.

Harassment is unwelcome conduct based on a protected characteristic that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or abusive work or academic environment. Such conduct can be verbal, written, visual, or physical.

The City College and The City University of New York are committed to addressing discrimination complaints promptly, consistently and fairly. Any City College employee, student, applicant for admission or employment, or other participant in the College's programs or activities who believes he or she has been unlawfully discriminated against, may file a complaint in writing with the Office of Diversity and Compliance by submitting a Discrimination Complaint Form (http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/affirmativeaction/upload/Working-Discrimination-  Complaint-Formrevised10-8-2014.pdf ) to the Diana Cuozzo, Interim Chief Diversity Officer at dcuozzo@ccny.cuny.edu , or may stop by the EEO Compliance Office, Shepard Hall Room 109.

Sexual harassment is a serious form of misconduct that is demeaning and offensive; it is illegal under federal, state, and city laws, and prohibited by the University's policy. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when: 1) submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment or academic advancement;  2) it unreasonably interferes with an individual's work or academic performance; or 3) it creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or academic environment. The College is responsible for investigating complaints of sexual harassment brought by students and employees, and for this purpose, has established a Sexual Harassment Awareness and Intake Committee for consultation and to receive complaints. Members of the College community who believe they have been sexually harassed are strongly encouraged to report the allegations as promptly as possible. Delay in making a complaint of sexual harassment may make it more difficult to investigate the allegations. Consultation requests and/or complaints should be directed to the Sexual Harassment Coordinator located in the Wille Administration Building, Room 200, ext.7331. Additional information is available at:  http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/affirmativeaction/index.cfm

Links to Other College and University Policies

Academic Freedom:  http://policy.cuny.edu/manual_of_general_policy/article_i/policy_1.02/text/#Navigati  on_Location

Academic Integrity (Plagiarism):  https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/academicaffairs/integrity-policies

         Acceptable use of computer resources:  http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/CIS/policies/ComputerUsePolicy.  pdf

         Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco:

o   Alcohol and Drugs:  http://policy.cuny.edu/manual_of_general_policy/article_vii/policy_7.041/p  df/#Navigation_Location

o   Tobacco-free policy: http://www2.cuny.edu/about/university-  resources/healthy-cuny/tobacco-free-cuny/

Bylaws of the CUNY Board of Trustees:  http://policy.cuny.edu/bylaws/#Navigation_Location

         Conflicts of interest:  http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/la/conflict-   of-interest-12.10.13.pdf

        Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination:  http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/la/PolicyonEqualOpportunityand       NonDiscriminationandProceduresDecember42014.pdf

         Intellectual Property:  http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/la/intellectual_property_9.20.11.p  df

         Misconduct – Reporting of Allegations:  http://policy.cuny.edu/manual_of_general_policy/article_v/policy_5.181/pdf/#Navigat  ion_Location

         Multiple Position policy (consulting/employment outside the University):  http://policy.cuny.edu/manual_of_general_policy/article_v/policy_5.14/2./text/#Navig  ation_Location

         Nepotism: see Conflict of Interest policies

         Property removal: https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/safety/property-removal

         Student enrollment verification:  http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ur/resources/registrars-  staff/Attendance_UR_MEMO_070109.pdf


o   Domestic Violence:  http://policy.cuny.edu/manual_of_general_policy/article_v/policy_5.061/pdf/#Navi  gation_Location

o   Sexual Assault (Title IX):  http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/title-ix/campus/the-city-  college/

o   Violence Prevention:  http://policy.cuny.edu/manual_of_general_policy/article_vi/policy_6.09/pdf/#Navi  gation_Location


   Information regarding additional faculty resources is available in the City College  Faculty Handbook:  https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/sites/default/files/FACULTY_HANDBOOK_v6_Final%20%281