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New Mexico State University

Library Faculty Summer Contracts

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


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.


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


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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