Policy IV-A: Definitions
For the purpose of this manual the following terms are defined:
Those persons employed on 12-month administrative contracts and whose assignments require the performance of work directly related to management, policies or general business operations of the institution; whose assignments require the exercise of discretion and independent judgment; and direct the work of others. Administrative personnel include Division Chairs, Directors, Registrars, Deans, Vice Presidents, Presidents and District Administrators.
Those persons, including department chairs, who are employed for the purpose of conducting instruction.
Full-Time Faculty Members
Those persons employed by 9-, 10 1/2-, or 12-month contracts for the purpose of instruction.
Adjunct Faculty Members
Those noncontracted persons employed for instruction whose assignment may be one class or more.
Those persons whose assignments require either college graduation or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a comparable background. This includes those persons with assignments that require specialized professional training who are not included under the administrative or faculty categories. Professional (nonfaculty) employees may be contracted.
Those persons employed to provide necessary support services for the college. The categories involved covered various levels and grades which include clerical, secretarial, technical, para-professional, skilled crafts and service maintenance.
(Effective March 2, 1981. Revised May 2, 1994.)