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I. Title of Policy

3.9005 Faculty Reduction in Force

II. Objective of Policy

To direct the President to develop a College Regulation to define college seniority and to maintain a regularly updated seniority list in the event of a faculty reduction in force.

III. Authority

N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-1, et seq. and N.J.A.C.: 9A: 7-2, Community College Reduction in Force Policies.

IV. Policy Statement

Under conditions in which reduction in force shall be invoked, the College will comply with all applicable provision of the New Jersey Administrative Code. The President shall develop a College Regulation to ensure that equitable seniority lists are developed for implementation in the event that a faculty reduction in force at Brookdale Community College becomes necessary. Layoff of tenured faculty within a faculty layoff unit is made in order of years of service within the unit, laying off tenured faculty with the fewest years of service first.

V. Responsibility for Implementation



Approved: 9/22/1983
Revised: 6/27/1996
Lodged: 9/25/2018
Approved: Board of Trustees, 10/23/2018


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