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I. Title of Policy
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.
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
Reviewed and Revised: 1/28/2018
Approved: Board of Trustees, 2/27/2018
Webpage updated April 5, 2018