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Policies & Procedures
ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS

 

170.00 NEPOTISM


It is the policy of Cowley County Community College to employ and retain the best qualified people available without bias.

  1. No full-time employee or trustee shall participate in or influence the recruiting, hiring, evaluation, promotion, discipline, transfer, tenure, or salary of a member of his/her immediate family, and that person shall not participate in or be present when any group or body considers such decisions.
  2. No full-time employee shall provide direct supervision or have line staff authority over a direct supervisor of an immediate family member, who is also a full-time employee of the College. The College’s organizational chart shall be used to determine whether director supervision or line staff authority over a direct supervisor exists.
  3. If two full-time employees become related during their employment at the College and such relationship violates paragraph 2 of this policy, it is the responsibility of the employees to notify the College of such a relationship. After notification, one of the employees will be given opportunity for full-time reassignment. In the event the reassignment opportunity is not available or accepted, within 120 days one of the employees must end full-time employment at the College.
  4. The College will not employ any full-time employee who is an immediate family member of a member of the Board of Trustees or the President.
  5. If any full-time employees become related to a member of the Board of Trustees or the President during their employment at the College and such relationship violates paragraph 4 of this policy it is the responsibility of the employee(s) to notify the College of such a relationship. After notification, the employee(s) will be given opportunity for full-time reassignment. In the event the reassignment opportunity is not available or accepted, within 120 days the employee(s) must end full-time employment at the College.
  6. Paragraph 4 shall not apply to any Board of Trustee/immediate family member conflict which was in existence prior to October 20, 2014 as long as a break in Board service has not occurred. Re-election to the Board does not constitute a break in service.
  7. For purposes of this policy, immediate family shall mean the spouse, child, parent, father-in-law, mother-in-law, step-parent, step-child, grandparent, grandchild, sister, brother, sister/brother-in-law, and son/daughter-in-law.