Effective Date: August 1, 2017

In order to avoid conflicts of interest and to ensure College employees are judged objectively and employed on the basis of individual qualifications, the following policy applies to all full and part-time employees, student workers, temporary employees, and contractors.

An employee and the immediate family member and household member of the employee cannot:

  • Work directly or indirectly for each other where there is direct or indirect management decision oversight, compensation or performance decision oversight by either person, including a matrix reporting relationship.
  • Report to the same manager, including where there is a matrix-reporting relationship

The definition of family member includes spouse, parent, child, stepparent, stepchild, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, niece, nephew, aunt, uncle, legal guardian.

Written exception requests should be addressed to the functional area Vice President stating the nature of the exception, a rationale for an exception and proposed provisions to avoid a conflict of interest. (e.g., when the policy conflicts with a collective bargaining agreement) Decisions will be made in consultation with Human Resources and the President. EOE/AA and job posting guidelines apply.