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I. Title of Policy

3.9008 Code of Ethics for Employees

II.    Objective of Policy

To authorize the President to establish a Code of Ethics Regulation for the conduct of all College employees.

III.     Authority

N.J.S.A. 18A:3B-14(e); N.J.S.A. 18A: 64A-12 (o); N.J.A.C. 9A: et seq.; Local

Government Ethics Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:9-22.6

IV.    Policy Statement

To avoid conflicts of interest, to guarantee that full-time employees shall devote primary responsibility to their duties and obligations at Brookdale Community College, and to establish appropriate conduct by all employees, the President is authorized to establish a Code of Ethics for College Employees.

The Code of Ethics shall include, but not be limited to, rules and regulations regarding:

A. Outside employment
B. Proper discharge of duties and obligations to Brookdale Community College
C. Direct or indirect interests, financial or otherwise, in any transactions with Brookdale Community College
D. Use of official position to obtain privileges or advantages
E. Nepotism
F. Acceptance of gifts, favors, compensation or other things of value to influence College decisions
G. Acting on behalf of Brookdale Community College without authorization
H. Release or misuse of confidential information
I. Amorous, physical, and/or romantic relationships with students, co-workers, and/or independent contractors
J. Primary work obligation
K. Conflicts of interest, financial and otherwise
L. Financial disclosure statements as required by specific third-party agencies and/or projects
M. Compliance with College policies, regulations, procedures and State, local and Federal laws

V.   Responsibility for Implementation


Approved: 8/24/1995
Revised: 3/10/2004
Lodged: 11/27/2018
Approved: Board of Trustees,12/18/18
Approved: Board of Trustees, 12/19/2023


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