9450 Outside Activities of Support Staff

Policy Type: 
Support Staff

The Board of Trustees directs the President to promulgate the following guidelines so that employees may avoid situations in which their personal interests, activities, and associations may conflict with the interests of the College. If such situations threaten an employee's effectiveness within the College, the Board reserves the right to evaluate the impact of such interest, activity, or association upon an employee's responsibilities.

  1. Without a valid reason, staff members shall not be excused from their responsibilities to pursue an outside activity or interest.

  2. Employees shall not use school property or school time to solicit or accept customers for private enterprises without written administrative permission.

  3. Employees shall not engage in business transactions on behalf of private enterprises in which he/she may profit by virtue of his/her official position or authority or benefit financially from confidential information which the employee has obtained or may obtain by reason of his/her position. Employees shall keep in confidence all legally confidential information.

  4. Employees shall not campaign on school property in behalf of any political issue or candidate for local, state, or national office.

  5. Employees should avoid conduct and associations outside the school which, if known, could have an adverse or harmful effect upon the school community.

  6. Employees should refrain from expressions that would disrupt harmony among their co-workers or interfere with the maintenance of discipline by schools officials.

  7. Employees shall avoid accepting anything of value offered by another for the purpose of influencing judgment.

  8. Employees shall address and resolve concerns at the division or department level.

M.C.L. 15.321 et seq., 15.401 et seq., 380.1805(1)

Adopted Date: 
Monday, February 20, 1995
Revised Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2015
Board Approved
Rescinded Date: 
Monday, June 19, 2017
Rescinded Explanation: 
Part of New Conflicts of Interest Policy