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802.06                                      EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION


Each new employee shall be responsible for reading and familiarizing himself/herself with the contents of the appropriate Georgia Perimeter College policy and/or procedures manuals.  Each new employee shall be specifically responsible for obtaining information regarding the following work-related issues:


A.                 Personnel policies and procedures;

B.                 Leave benefits, as applicable;

C.                 Insurance benefits, as applicable;

D.                 Retirement benefits; and

E.                  An explanation of the duties and responsibilities of the position, the conditions of employment, the amount of compensation; and other work-related matters as deemed appropriate by the employee’s department chair or immediate supervisor.


The Georgia Perimeter College Policy Manual, The Part Time Faculty Handbook, Classified Employee Handbook, Faculty Evaluation, Promotion and Tenure Handbook, and the Librarian Evaluation and Promotion Handbook may be accessed on the Georgia Perimeter College web site at  Copies of the Classified Employee Handbook are also available in the offices of the Vice Presidents and Provosts, in the LRC on each campus, and in the Office of Human Resources.  The Faculty Handbook and all updates thereto may be obtained from the Center for Teaching and Learning in the Office of Educational Affairs. Any departmentally specific policies, procedures, or handbooks and employee job descriptions will be supplied to new employees by the departmental supervisor.



Approved by College Advisory Board 2/26/03