DN (Regulation) – Personnel Positions


FACULTY

FULL-TIME
Full-time faculty are exempt contract employees (exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act) whose primary assignment is teaching. Combined lecture, laboratory, and office hours shall total 35 per week. Full-time faculty may be on a nine-month contract (34 weeks), a ten and one-half month contract (42 weeks), or a 12month contract (48 weeks). Their contracted salary is reduced to a monthly amount for payroll purposes. Under appropriate conditions an hourly rate may be applicable.

PART-TIME
Part-time faculty are exempt employees whose primary assignment is teaching. Combined lecture and laboratory hours shall not exceed seven semester credit hours per week. Their salary is reduced to a monthly amount for payroll purposes. Under appropriate conditions an hourly rate may be applicable.

ADMINISTRATORS

FULL-TIME
Full-time administrators are contract employees whose primary assignment is supervision of full time employees and budget management. These employees may teach in addition to their primary duties. Full-time administrators may be on a 12-month contract (48 weeks) or a ten and one-half month contract (42 weeks). Administrative employees are expected to spend whatever time is necessary to perform their assigned duties. There is no overtime pay allowance and no compensating time guarantee. They should be available when and where necessary to ensure proper supervision of all operations and activities, and maintain a minimum standard 40-hour work week.

PART-TIME
Part-time administrators are contract employees whose primary assignment is supervision of other employees and budget management. Part time administrators should work a schedule that does not exceed 19.5 hours per week, pursuant to their contract.

NON-TEACHING PROFESSIONALS
Non-teaching professionals are employees with professional assignments whose primary assignment is not teaching. These employees are exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Their assignment is of a professional nature, but does not normally involve supervisory responsibilities of a number of full-time employees and/or broad budgetary responsibilities. Non-teaching employees are expected to spend whatever time is necessary to perform their assigned duties. There is no overtime pay allowance and no compensating time guarantee. They should be available when and where necessary to ensure proper completion of all operations and activities, and normally maintain a minimum standard 40-hour work week.

CLASSIFIED SUPPORT

FULL-TIME
Full-time classified support staff are hourly, non-contract employees who serve at-will and who maintain either a 35 or a 40 hour work week. Classified employees are subject to provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and must keep time records.

PART-TIME
Part-time classified support staff must not exceed 19.5 hours per week on an hourly basis.

STUDENT

FEDERAL COLLEGE WORK STUDY
Student employees in the federal college work study program must qualify under Federal requirements and demonstrate financial need. The maximum work schedule is normally 15 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters, and 35 hours per week during the summer. Full- and part-time students are eligible if they maintain satisfactory academic progress.

TEXAS COLLEGE WORK STUDY
Student employees in the Texas college work study program must qualify under the TCWS program provisions. They may work only during the fall and/or spring semester, not the summer. They must have financial need. The maximum work schedule is normally 15 hours per week. Full and part time students are eligible if they maintain satisfactory academic progress.

NON-WORK STUDY
Non-work study student employees are defined the same as above, except eligibility is not based upon need.

REVIEWED: 04/12