When an employee’s regular work schedule is not fully on campus or fully remote, it is a flexible work arrangement or hybrid remote work. Example: An employee works at home Tuesdays and Thursdays and on campus Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of each week.

No. This policy applies to Administrative, Professional and Career (non-instructional) positions that lend themselves to a flexible work arrangement.

Yes. A supervisor may deny or approve a request depending on the needs of the College, department, position, supervisor, and employee.

Before a request is submitted, employees are encouraged to speak with their supervisor regarding whether their position is conducive to or eligible for remote work. It is the department’s responsibility to determine whether, in the best interest of the College, the duties of the respective position are conducive to remote work. Denied requests will be routed through Human Resources to be reviewed from an equity perspective.

Yes. Remote Worker Requests will terminate effective June 30 of each year, and a new Request must be entered and approved annually. The College maintains the right to end Remote Work at any point, for any reason. Ref. APM 03-0802 J., K.

Yes. Employees may be requested to report to a campus location with minimal notice. Any exemptions are to be approved by the employee’s supervisor. When called into Campus from the Remote Work location, employees are not eligible for in-district travel reimbursement. Ref. APM 03-0802 C. 3., 4., G.

While the College does not have a formal dress code, employees should dress appropriately for the workplace while on duty.

An employee is expected to maintain a professional work environment that allows for the performance of all job requirements and for confidentiality. Teleworking is not a substitute for dependent care, medical leave or caring for family member. Ref. APM 03-0802 D. 1., E. 1.

An employee must follow the leave and attendance policies and procedures of the College if they are unavailable or unable to work during their identified work schedule. Ref. APM 03-0802 D. 1.

Yes, assigned approvers are able to DENY or PUSH BACK a Remote Worker Request, similar to the Absence Request process. In many cases, the Vice President over a department has already determined which positions are eligible for a flexible work arrangement. Additionally, short-term telework assignments such as conference attendance or special project work may be approved by the supervisor, but such assignments must be tracked using the annually allotted 120 hours of Telework within Absence Management. Ref. APM 03-0802 B. 1.

The supervisor is responsible for monitoring the employee and ensuring that the expectations of their job and the Remote Worker flexible work arrangement is met. Ref. APM 03-0802 I. 1, 2.