Human Resources

Employment Policies

Civil Rights Policies and Procedures

Alma College affirms its commitment to promote the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise.

Code of Financial Ethics

The Code of Financial Ethics helps to clarify standards for honest and ethical conduct in all financial matters as well as compliance with the law.

 Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy

Alma College is committed to providing a safe and productive work and educational environment for all members of the campus community.

Faculty Phased Retirement Information

Alma College offers a voluntary phased retirement program to tenured and continuing faculty age 55 and above, with a minimum 10 years of full-time continuous service to Alma College in a tenured or continuing faculty position (or positions).  

Faculty Search Guidelines

Search procedures as outlined in the Manual of Organization and Employment.

Hiring Procedures for Non-faculty Positions

Follow this supervisor’s checklist for posting jobs, interviewing candidates, offering the job and closing the search.

Humanitarian Relief Policy

Leave time requests to support humanitarian relief service opportunities are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Intellectual Property

This policy will define the ownership, legal protection development and licensing of intellectual properties conceived or first reduced to practice by persons subject to this policy.

Manual of Organization and Employment

Alma College’s collection of documents that define the organization’s rules, policies and procedures for faculty and staff. 

Moving Expenses Reimbursement Policy

Alma College will pay a moving allowance to new faculty and administrative staff.  

Pay Policy for Non-exempt Employees

Alma College pays non-exempt employees for all time worked in a work week. This includes “compensable time” by employees outside of their regular work schedule.

Performance Management Policy and Procedure

Alma College is committed to the success of its employees.  Through the performance management process, a constant line of communication will be established beginning with the onboarding process and continuing throughout the duration of the employment relationship.  The performance review process provides an avenue to review performance and establish goals for the next review period.

Programs Involving Minors

Alma College is committed to providing a safe environment for minors and is committed to the safety of minors. The campus interacts with minors annually through a multitude of diverse programs. This policy is an attempt to increase the safety of minors by introducing consistent, high-level risk management practices for all campus programs.

Social Media Policy

The Social Media policy helps to define acceptable use by those members of the Alma community who create content intended for the Internet as part of their institutional responsibilities or who use Alma College in their profile name.

Social Security Number Privacy

Alma College will protect the confidentiality of its employee’s Social Security numbers and those collected in the ordinary course of Alma business.  

Teaching, Advising and Academic Rank for Non-faculty Staff

Temporary faculty appointments may be arranged with supervisory approval.

Tobacco Policy

It is the policy of Alma College to achieve an environment that is tobacco/smoke-free.

Vehicle and Driver Safety Policy

The following guidelines have been established to help us control the operation of The College’s owned, leased or rented vehicles.

Voluntary Reduction in Work Schedule Policy

Regular non-instructional employees may request a reduced work schedule. 
     Application for Voluntary Reduced Work Schedule

Volunteer Policy

This policy is designed to enable Alma College to accept volunteers, reduce volunteer risk and protect the interests of the college, its volunteers and the community it serves.