This manual sets forth in convenient form the policies and procedures of the University governing aspects of employment for managerial and professional staff and clerical and technical staff excluded from the Bargaining Unit. The University reserves the right to modify any of these policies and practices at any time, and the right to amend the terms of any employee benefit described in the manual, in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan document.
It is intended that this manual be used for the following purposes:
- to provide uniform reference for administering the personnel functions of the University as they affect the above groups;
- to promote a uniform understanding and application of University policies by all supervisory personnel;
- to identify areas of responsibility for administering and monitoring personnel policy; and
- to provide a reference tool for use in orientation sessions of new staff and incumbents
The effective date for this manual is November 15, 1993 unless specifically noted otherwise. This edition supersedes all previous personnel manuals and revisions.
At least one copy of this manual will be distributed to each administrative department or unit of the University where managerial and professional or excluded clerical and technical staff are employed. The manual is to be retained by a designated custodian within that department or unit who, in that capacity, will make the manual accessible, on request, to any managerial, professional, or excluded clerical or technical staff member.
The manual is to be considered the property of the administrative department or unit. Should the designated custodian leave or be reassigned, it will revert to the custody of his or her successor, or, if none, to the department administrator. The Department of Human Resources should be notified of any such changes to facilitate record keeping and distribution of updates.
In addition, copies of this manual will be available for reference by University personnel at all University libraries, at all offices of of Human Resources, and, in electronic form, on YALEINFO.
The Associate Vice President for Administration has overall responsibility for implementation and administration of these policies and practices.
On a day-to-day basis, however, it is the responsibility of each staff member who has supervisory responsibilities to administer all policies and procedures in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Manual.
- Changes in policy must be authorized by the Associate Vice President for Administration.
- From time to time the Associate Vice President for Administration may appoint an ad hoc committee to review these policies and practices and recommend changes. At any time, any employee may recommend a new policy or practice or comment on an existing one. Such suggestions should be made in writing to the Associate Vice President for Administration.
- Changes and updates, when authorized, will be made in electronic form on YALEINFO. An updated manual will be issued biennially.