People Services

Employee Handbook

TABLE  OF  CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION

Welcome to Berea College
About this Handbook
History and Mission of Berea College
Berea’s Great Commitments
Workplace Expectations
Berea College Organizational Chart

CHAPTER 2 – EMPLOYMENT POLICIES

Equal Employment Opportunity
Nondiscrimination Policy
Recruiting and Hiring Procedures
Orientation Policy
Probationary Periods for New Hires or Transferring Employees
Trial Period
Performance Evaluation
Harassment Policy and Procedure
Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedure
Employment of Relatives
Outside Employment
Conflict of Interest [Revised: 2007]
Personnel Files
Smoking Policy
Drug  and  Alcohol  Abuse  Prevention Program
Drug and Alcohol Testing
Commercial Drivers Controlled Substance Use and Testing
Computer and Network Policy
Social Media Policy
E2 Campus Alert Messaging System
Travel Expense Policy
Moving Expense Policy
Policy for Use of College Funds for Meetings and Entertainment
Transportation Policy (Use of College-Owned/Leased Vehicles)
Campus Parking
Cart Policy
Separation of Employment Policy
Reduction in Force Policy
Replication of Copyrighted Materials
Intellectual Property Rights Policy
Release of Information to the Public Media
Whistleblower Policy

CHAPTER 3 – STAFF AND ADMINISTRATIVE COMPENSATION POLICIES

Classifications of Employment
Work Hours
Recording Work Hours
Regular Pay Procedures
Overtime Pay Procedures
Approved Position Descriptions
Salary Adjustments
Severance Pay

CHAPTER 4 – STAFF AND ADMINISTRATIVE TIME OFF BENEFITS

Holidays
Vacations
Sick Leave
Family and Medical Leave
Bereavement Leave
Jury Duty Leave
Disability Leave
Emergency Event and Weather Policy
Employee Responsibility   [Addendum to the policy; effective 01/07]
Time-Off to Vote in Elections
Military Leave
Donation of Vacation Leave to Co-Workers

CHAPTER 5 – INSURANCE AND RELATED BENEFITS FOR ALL COLLEGE EMPLOYEES

General Policy
Medical Insurance
Continuing or Converting Your Insurance Coverage (COBRA Rights)
Life Insurance
Dependent Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Dental Insurance
Berea College Child Development Lab (CDL)
Seabury Center Membership
Retirement Plan
Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Unemployment Insurance
Professional Liability and Personal Loss Insurance
Use of Campus Facilities by Off-Campus Groups
Education Opportunities

CHAPTER 6 – STAFF EMPLOYEE CONDUCT

Introduction
Workplace Expectations
Consensual Relationships Policy
Absenteeism and Tardiness
Telephone Procedures
Confidentiality of Information
Solicitation and Distribution of Literature
Health Safety and Security
Voluntary Termination of Employment
Workplace Violence

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