policy changes approved
impact foreseen for summer programs
F. Chris Garcia recently approved revisions to Policy 3210,
Hiring and Recruitment, and the revised policy
was issued May 15.
changes to the policy were sent to the campus for a 30 day review
period and were endorsed by the campus.
policy includes many changes and should be reviewed carefully.
will positively impact the upcoming summer period. The short
duration alternative appointment category has been changed from
three days to three months to allow departments to expedite
summer hires. This is especially helpful to some summer contract
and grant programs, such as College of Education programs that
hire APS teachers for summer projects.
the policy has been streamlined by combining Tier I and Tier
II procedures, wherever possible, and removing procedures for
continuous recruitment, which are no longer needed due to the
recently implemented electronic recruitment process.
the changes clarify the Time Off for Interviews, Probation,
Trial Period, and the New Employee Orientation sections.
The revised policy includes an explanation of faculty and/or
staff appointments using alternative appointment procedures.