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Section:200
Section Title:Executive
Policy Number:202
Policy Name:Appointment of College Employees through the President’s Authority
Approval Authority:Board of Trustees
College Policy Executive:Chief Planning Officer
Responsible Executive:Vice President for Administration and Finance
Responsible Unit:Administration and Finance
Date Adopted:September 18, 1985
Date Revised:June 7, 1995, December 8, 2008, September 2013, January 2014

Policy

Policy Statement

The Board of Trustees delegates to the President authority to make conditional appointments of faculty and unclassified staff subject to nomination by the President and appointment by the Board of Trustees. Notwithstanding this general grant of authority, no college officer or senior administrator as those terms are defined in the Appointment of College Employees through the President’s Authority procedures shall be made an offer of appointment in any capacity without nomination by the president and appointment by the Board of Trustees.

Reason for Policy

To affirm and clarify the President’s authority and the role of the Board of Trustees in the appointment of faculty and unclassified employees.

To Whom Does the Policy Apply

Faculty and Unclassified Employees

Related Documents

  • Appointment of Academic Deans
  • Contracts for Managerial Employees/Initial Appointment and Multi-year
  • Search Policy 215
  • Search Procedure

Contacts

Vice President for Administration and Finance
(201) 684-7621

Procedure

The Board of Trustees delegates to the president authority to make conditional appointments to faculty and unclassified staff subject to nomination by the President and appointment by the Board of Trustees.

College Officers and Senior Administrators

Notwithstanding this general grant of authority, no college officer (provost and vice president level) or senior administrator (associate vice presidents, vice provosts and deans) shall be appointed in any capacity without nomination by the president and appointment by the Board of Trustees. At the conclusion of a regular authorized search for college officers and senior administrators the president shall obtain approval from the Board of Trustees prior to making an offer of appointment.

Faculty and Unclassified Staff

At the conclusion of a regular authorized search for a faculty or unclassified staff appointment, the appropriate vice president will forward to the President a recommendation accompanied by all necessary recruitment, appointment description, and affirmative action documents.

The recommendation will be based on a review of the recommended candidates’ qualifications and preparedness for the appointment, the need for the appointment, the relationship to the College’s mission and strategic plan, the appropriateness of the appointment in light of programmatic needs, the effect of the appointment on the College’s overall salary program, and the relationship of the appointment to the College’s diversity initiatives.

The president will review supporting documents, and where the President’s judgment is that the appointment is warranted, he/she may use his/her authority to make a conditional appointment subject to nomination by the President and appointment by the Board of Trustees. The president shall bring the nominations to the attention of the appropriate committees of the Board and the full body of the Board at their next scheduled meeting.