Part 6 Subpart 6-1 Personnel Hiring Policy
Sec. 6-104. Authority to Hire Employees.
The Board delegates to the President and his or her authorized designees, the authority
to hire employees and to execute individual written employment contracts within the
provisions of applicable Board policy. Any delegation of this authority by the President
must be in writing.
Prior Board Action:
October 11, 1996.
February 13, 1999.
- Appointment. Employees shall receive appointments as follows:
- An administrative employee, other than a Provost, Vice President, the Chief Diversity
Officer, an Academic Dean or an Academic Department Head will be hired initially for
a one (1) year period.
- A Provost, a Vice President, the Chief Diversity Officer, an Academic Dean or an Academic
Department Head will be hired for a three (3) year appointment ("appointment period").
At the end of the first year of the appointment period, and at the end of each year
thereafter, the President is delegated the authority to extend the appointment period
by one (1) or more years; provided that the appointment period shall at no time exceed
a total of three (3) years in duration. The President shall notify the Board of Trustees
prior to extending the duration of an appointment under the authority granted in this
Sec. 6-109(1)(b), and prior to notifying the affected administrative employee or making
any public announcement with regard thereto.
- A support employee's initial appointment shall be for a period of six (6) months,
during which time the employee will be considered a probationary employee. Probationary
employees are given no assurance of continued employment and their employment may
be terminated at any time, with or without notice, and with or without cause. Probationary
periods may be extended, with notice to the employee, because of performance, conduct
or administrative issues.
- All other employees shall be appointed for an undefined period on an at will basis,
except some temporary employees who may be appointed for a specified period of time
on an at will basis.
FSU-HRPP 04:05. Human Resources Policies and Procedures, Hiring
Human Resources Policies and Procedures, Probationary Periods for Non-Bargaining Employees
Prior Board Action:
May 1, 2007.
November 7, 2008.