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New Mexico State University

Library Faculty Summer Contracts

Policy No: 021
Approval Date: 11/29/05
Historical Notes:


Policy:

In compliance with the New Mexico State University Policy Manual, Chapter 6, Section 6.88 the following apply:

  1. Library faculty summer contracts are considered a privilege and not a right.
  2. The first priorities for the library are student and program needs.
  3. Continuing tenured and tenure-track faculty will have priority for summer contracts.
  4. In general, library faculty members will be employed for one 6-week period only.
  5. No summer session allocation is used for 12-month library faculty appointments.
  6. Early agreements regarding summer contracts must be identified as tentative. No actual commitment is made until approvals are completed on E-Hire Form - Permission to Offer Section.
  7. Full load is considered 40 hours per week for library faculty.

Procedures:

Timeline Action
Feb 15 Administrative call for request for summer contract position forms from departments
Mar 15 Department Heads submit requests for summer contract positions
Apr 1 Administrative review completed and Department Heads notified of approved positions
May 1 E-hire process completed and faculty receive official notification
Sept 1 Department Heads submit brief report of summer faculty accomplishments to Dean

Compensation:

In compliance with the New Mexico State University Policy Manual, Chapter 5, Section 25.40 the following apply:

Salary for full load is based on 3/4 of 2/9 of applicable annual (9-month) salary (using past year base for Summer Session I and year-to-come base for Summer Session II). Note: Salaries will be rounded to the nearest dollar.


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