ARTICLE 40

EXTENSION FOR-CREDIT EMPLOYMENT

Classifications


40.1

Classification code 2322, Instructional Faculty, Special Programs - For Credit, shall be used solely for employment in self-support for-credit programs offered through Extension pursuant to Executive Order 802.

40.2

Classification code 2323, Instructional Faculty, Extension – For Credit, shall be used solely for employment in self-support for-credit programs. This classification will continue to be used both for CSU academic credit and for those continuing education credits received by students through the completion of courses taught by faculty in this classification.

Application of Provision of the Agreement

40.3

Employment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above shall be considered “extra pay for extra work” for any faculty unit employee holding concurrent appointment in any other bargaining unit position.

40.4

Accepting an appointment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above shall not diminish any rights under the Agreement for faculty who are also employed in other bargaining unit classifications.

40.5

The following Articles of the Agreement are the only Articles that are applicable in their entirety to employees during their employment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above:

  1. Article 1, Recognition


  2. Article 2, Definition


  3. Article 3, Effect of Agreement


  4. Article 4, Savings Clause


  5. Article 5, Management’s Rights


  6. Article 7, CFA Security


  7. Article 8, Faculty Participation


  8. Article 9, Concerted Activities


  9. Article 10, Grievance Procedure


  10. Article 11, Personnel Files


  11. Article 16, Non-Discrimination


  12. Article 17, Temporary Suspension


  13. Article 18, Reprimands


  14. Article 19, Disciplinary Action Procedure


  15. Article 33, Holidays


  16. Article 36, Additional Employment


  17. Article 37, Safety


  18. Article 39, Intellectual Property Rights


  19. Article 40, Extension For-Credit Employment


  20. Article 41, Duration & Implementation


40.6

The Articles of the Agreement not listed in provision 40.5 above are not applicable to employees during their employment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above.

40.7

This Article 40, Extension For-Credit Employment supersedes all practices and agreements at all campuses in effect prior to the effective date of this Agreement on matters covered by the Article.

40.8

This Article 40, Extension For-Credit Employment controls all employment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above, and controls in the event of a conflict between the terms of this Article and any arbitration decision issued prior to the effective date of this Agreement on matters covered by this Article.

40.9

The terms of Article 6, Union Rights of this Agreement shall be applicable to employees during their employment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above, except that these employees shall not be eligible for release time as provided in that Article from employment in either of these classifications.

40.10

The terms of Articles 22, Leaves of Absence without Pay, and Article 23, Leaves of Absence with Pay, shall not be applicable to employees during their employment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above, except that these employees shall be eligible for both Bereavement Leave and Military Leaves of Absence as defined in those Articles.

Appointment

40.11

Appointment of a faculty unit employee to the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above shall be made by the President. Such an appointment is voluntary and acceptance of an appointment and course assignment includes an agreement by the employee to meet the class on the first day regardless of enrollment, for classes not canceled prior to that time.

40.12

An appointment to the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above is a temporary appointment for a specific period of time.

40.13

The official notification to a faculty unit employee of an appointment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above shall include the beginning and ending dates of appointment, number of WTUs, salary, the requirement to meet the first class, and other conditions of appointment. The faculty unit employee's appointment may provide for participation in the student evaluation process.

40.14

A class may be canceled by the President. If the class is canceled the faculty unit employee shall be compensated pursuant to Appendix C of the Agreement for the classes taught.

40.15

Faculty who develop the courses that are offered through Extension in classification code 2322, Instructional Faculty, Special Programs - For Credit shall have the right of first preference to teach those courses.

40.16

A bargaining unit employee may make a request to teach a course for which s/he is qualified that is offered in self-support for-credit with classification code 2323, Instructional Faculty, Extension – For Credit. Such a request, if received in a timely manner, shall be considered by the President before the course assignment is finalized. All course assignment decisions shall be at the sole discretion of the President and shall not be subject to Article 10, Grievance Procedure.

Evaluation

40.17

A faculty unit employee employed in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above shall be evaluated at the discretion of the department chair or the appropriate administrator. In addition, an evaluation shall be performed upon the request of the faculty unit employee. These evaluations shall be consistent with provisions 15.20, 15.21, 15.22 and 15.27 of the Agreement.

Assignment of Responsibility

40.18

The responsibilities of a faculty unit employee during their employment in the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above may include teaching, office hours, and other responsibilities assigned.

Salary

40.19

The salary schedules of a faculty unit employee appointed to either of the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above shall be as provided in the Special Schedules in Appendix C of the Agreement (Attachment 1). The salary rates for classification code 2322, Instructional Faculty, Special Programs - For Credit shall be considered minimums and may be increased by the President.

40.20

All following general salary increases shall be applicable to eligible faculty unit employees appointed to either of the classifications noted in provisions 40.1 and 40.2 above:

  1. Fiscal Year 2006/07 – Increase rates for classification codes 2322 and 2323 by 8% plus GSI amount


  2. Fiscal Year 2007/08 – Increase rates for classification codes 2322 and 2323 by 8% plus GSI amount


  3. Fiscal Year 2008/09 – Increase rates for classification codes 2322 and 2323 by 4% plus GSI amount


  4. Fiscal Year 2009/10 – Increase rates for classification codes 2322 and 2323 by GSI amount


40.21

Extension Courses Previously Offered as State-Support (General Fund) Courses

When employing faculty to teach Extension courses that have been previously offered on that campus through the regular state supported (General Fund) curriculum during the last academic year, first hiring preference shall be given to qualified three-year appointed faculty who have not received work sufficient to fulfill the time base entitlement of their three-year appointment in the most recent academic year, or in the case of a mid-year extension course, in the current academic year. Qualified as used above shall mean that the faculty member has taught the offered course, or a substantially similar course, on the offering campus.


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