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Employment of Relatives

Employment that would result in any relative being in a position of influence over another will not be allowed except with prior written approval of the President of the college.

  • The term immediate family refers to the degree of closeness of relationship which would suggest that problems might be created related to the provision of equal employment opportunity. In general, immediate family is defined as spouse, domestic partner, mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter, grandmother, grandfather, grandson or granddaughter
  • Also included are step-, half-, and in-law relationships. This definition of immediate family also includes others living within the same household
  • When as a result of historical employment decisions or through presidential approval one family member supervises another, job performance and salary determinations shall be handled by the second level supervisor or other senior manager. The manner in which conflicts of interest will be managed must be documented in writing and approved by the Principle Executive Staff member in whose division the employee is employed and the Director of Human Resources

Such employees shall be eligible for benefits and work premiums in accordance with their work schedule and employment category.

Questions regarding this policy should be directed to Human Resources at 704-894-2213.