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PPP-01 Content and Purpose of Personnel Policies and Procedures

pdf iconPPP-01 Content and Purpose of Personnel Policies and Procedures


Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual is a compilation of East Tennessee State University's basic personnel policies and procedures, and is intended to provide guidance for deans, directors, department heads and other university employees charged with personnel management responsibilities. This manual should also be made readily accessible within each department for use and reference by all university employees (faculty and staff).

The personnel policies and procedures contained within this manual are in compliance with current Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) policies, and applicable State and Federal laws. These policies and procedures are subject to change through action by the TBR and the administration of the university, and through State and Federal legislation. As changes occur, this manual will be updated. The Office of Human Resources will provide additional clarification of all personnel policies and procedures.

This manual covers the following areas:

PPP-02 Employment Classification

PPP-03 Personnel Records

PPP-04 Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Discrimination

PPP-05 Pay Procedures

PPP-06 Resignation and/or Termination

PPP-07 Outside Employment & Extra Compensation

PPP-08 Injuries on Campus/Workers' Compensation Program

PPP-09 Retirement

PPP-10 Service Award Program

PPP-11 State Employee Assistance Program

PPP-12 State Employee Suggestion Award Program

PPP-13 Educational Benefits

PPP-14 Days of Administrative Closing

PPP-15 Longevity Pay

PPP-17 Annual Leave

PPP-18 Bereavement Leave

PPP-19 Civil Leave

PPP-20 Holidays

PPP-21 Leave of Absence

PPP-22 Parental Leave

PPP-23 Military Leave

PPP-24 Sick Leave

PPP-25 Leave Transfer Between the University and State Agencies

PPP-26 East Tennessee State University Policy Statement on Drug Free Campus

PPP-27 East Tennessee State University Employee Grievance/Complaint Procedures

PPP-28 Inclement Weather Policy

PPP-29 Nepotism Policy

PPP-30 Harassment - Sexual or Racial

PPP-32 Compensation Plan Guidelines

PPP-35 Guidelines for Filling Faculty, Administrative, and Clerical/Support Vacancies

PPP-36 Employee Performance Evaluation Procedures

PPP-37 Intellectual Property Policy

PPP-38 Faculty Sick Leave Bank

PPP-39 Non-Faculty Sick Leave Bank

PPP-40 Affirmative Action Complaints

PPP-41 Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) and Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) Examinations

PPP-42 ETSU Health and Safety Program

PPP-43 Animals on Campus

PPP-44 Information Technology Code of Ethics

PPP-45 Americans With Disabilities Act

PPP-46 Family, Medical and Service member Leave

PPP-47 Transfer of Sick Leave Between Employees

PPP-48 Employment of Minors

PPP-49 Voting Leave

PPP-50 Volunteers

PPP-51 Drug Testing

PPP-52 Educational Leave

PPP-53 Smoking/Tobacco Use Policy

PPP-54 Policy for Charitable Organization Campaigns and Contributions

PPP-55 Policy on the Access of Guests to ETSU Campus

PPP-56 Disaster Relief Service Leave

PPP-58 Workplace Violence Prevention Policy

PPP-59 Periodic Review of Administrators

PPP-60 Flex-Time

PPP-61 Support Staff Grievance Procedure

PPP-62 Policy on Sexual Orientation

PPP-63 Reduction-in-Force of Non-Tenured Employees

PPP-64 Implementation of Modified Fiscal Year Appointments

PPP-65 Postdoctoral Recruitment and Education (Basic and Clinical Sciences)

PPP-66 Emergency Closure Policy

PPP-67 Interim SARS Policy

PPP-68 Social Security Number Policy

PPP-69 Volunteer Firefighter Service Leave

PPP-70 Progressive Disciplinary Procedures

PPP-71 Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing for Child Care Workers

PPP-72 Conflict of Interest Disclosure Review Committee

PPP-73 Telecommuting Policy Statement for Non-Faculty Employees

PPP-74 Time Clock Policy Statement for Non-Faculty Employees

PPP-75 Transcript Policy

PPP-76 Employee Stewardship Awards Policy

PPP-77 Background Checks

PPP-80 Discrimination & Harassment - Complaint & Investigation Procedure

PPP-81 Firearms Policy

PPP-82 Indoor Tan-Free Skin Smart Campus Policy: Platinum Level

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