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I. Title of Policy

3.1000 Adjunct Faculty Positions

II. Objective of Policy

To provide authority to the President, subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, to appoint individuals to adjunct positions.

III. Authority

New Jersey Statutes – County Colleges, 18A:64A-12(f) and (g), General Powers of Boards

IV. Policy Statement

The President shall be authorized to appoint adjunct faculty, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees at its next regularly scheduled meeting.  Adjunct faculty are individuals who do not hold academic rank, but may be qualified current Brookdale officers or employees.  Normally, external adjunct faculty shall not be assigned more than 9 credits during any long academic semester.  Fewer credits will be permitted in shorter terms to ensure that adjuncts do not cross the threshold to full-time employment hours.  Exceptions to assign additional credits must be pre-approved by the President.

All applicable provisions of the state administrative code and statutes shall govern the employment relationship with adjuncts with regard to pension contributions.

V. Responsibility for Implementation


Approved: 5/20/1996
Reviewed and Revised: 1/28/2018
Approved:  Board of Trustees, 2/27/2018


PDF Policy 3.1000 Adjunct Faculty Positions