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General Description
Requirements
Policy Provisions
Performance Evaluation
Subject Experts
Faculty Working Environment and Support
Policy

Document Number: FacHR--121 Revision #: 1.0
Document Owner: Executive VP Date Last Updated: 07/11/2013
Primary Author: Director of Human Resources Status: Approved
Date Originally Created: 01/20/2012

General Description
Description:

Information about faculty working environment and support relative to HR policy.


Purpose:

Delineation of faculty HR policy.


Scope:

Faculty


Responsibility: Academic Affairs
VP for Academic Affairs
Human Resources
VP for Academic Affairs

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Requirements
Relevant Knowledge: In order to comply with this policy you should know:
Current University policy

Terms and Definitions: Additional training

Corrective Action

Loss of privilege, general

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Policy Provisions
1.

Faculty Working Environment and Support


1.1

Office and Professional Support


The following are provided by Cumberland University to enable faculty to conduct their professional responsibilities effectively.

 


1.1.1

Faculty Office Space and Furniture


The University provides an office, furniture, and support material and equipment as appropriate and approved by the School Dean.  


1.1.2

Administrative Support and Student Support


Administrative Support must be coordinated. Faculty requesting administrative assistance should allow sufficient time for the task well in advance of the deadline for completion.  Student assistants are available for faculty upon request to the Office of Student Financial Services.  All requests for student assistance should be submitted on forms provided by the Director of Student Financial Services.


1.1.3

Books and Supplies


Textbook orders are handled through the University Book Store.  Orders for equipment and supplies must be processed through the School Administrative Assistant and approved by the School Dean and by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.


1.1.4

Academic Regalia


All members of the Faculty and the Administrative Staff will wear full academic regalia for graduation exercises and other formal academic occasions.  The University pays the rental expenses.  Arrangements for this attire can be made through the University Bookstore.  Faculty members should place on file and keep current the following information:  height, weight, cap size, highest earned degree, and the institution where the highest degree was earned.

 


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Performance Evaluation
Performance Metrics: Compliance with standard policy and procedure

Consequences: Further training
Loss of privileges

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Subject Experts
The following may be consulted for additional information.
Coordinator of Academic Enrichment

Director of Human Resources

VP for Academic Affairs

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