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2.1 Staff Employment Policies

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2.1.1 Staff Personnel Policies

This policy describes general information on the development of, administration of, and decisions about personnel policies at Stanford University.

2.1.2 Recruiting and Hiring of Regular Staff

This policy reviews all phases of the recruiting and hiring process and the corresponding areas of responsibility.

2.1.3 Personnel Files and Data

The University maintains personnel information for each employee in order to have a complete, accurate and current record of the employee's salary and job history at the University. This guide memo sets forth policies and...

2.1.4 Hiring Employees from Stanford Health Care or its Predecessor Companies

This policy sets out the applicability of University employment policies and eligibility for University benefits in situations where an SHC employee becomes a University employee.

2.1.5 Compensation of Staff Employees

This Guide Memo outlines Stanford University's compensation policies.

2.1.6 Vacations

This Guide Memo describes university policy and procedures on accrual and use of vacation leave.

2.1.7 Sick Time: Regular Staff Employees, Regular Academic Staff-Research and Regular Academic Staff-Professional Librarians

This Guide Memo describes paid sick time accrual and usage policies for regular staff employees, regular academic staff-research staff, and regular academic staff-professional librarians, except clinician educators in the...

2.1.8 Miscellaneous Authorized Absences

This policy summarizes absences, paid and unpaid, approved by the university.

2.1.9 Separation from Employment

This Guide Memo outlines Stanford University's policies and procedures for carrying out the separation of employment for regular employees and academic staff.

2.1.10 Staff Retirement

This Guide Memo describes the retirement income plans, health care coverage, and other perquisites available to employees who retire from the University.

2.1.11 Staff Grievance Policy

This Guide Memo outlines the policy to resolve staff employee complaints at Stanford through a formal grievance process and is designed specifically for regular employees as defined in the "Applicability" section. The Staff...

2.1.12 Staff Development Programs

The Staff Development Program (SDP) supports employee development by providing partial or full reimbursement of the cost of courses, seminars and workshops that enable employees to improve performance in current jobs,...

2.1.13 Paid Holidays

This Guide Memo describes University policy on designation of and payment for holidays. Review current University holidays on the Cardinal at Work website.

2.1.16 Addressing Conduct and Performance Issues

This Guide Memo provides guidance on when and how to use corrective action (including termination of employment) to deal with unsatisfactory performance, unsatisfactory conduct, or a combination of both.

2.1.17 Layoffs

This Guide Memo outlines Stanford University's policies and procedures for carrying out the temporary, seasonal or permanent layoff of employees.

2.1.18 Military Leave

The Uniformed Service Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 ("USERRA") prohibits employers from discriminating against employees who fulfill non-career military obligations in the Uniformed Services. It also...

2.1.19 Relocation of Faculty and Staff

This Guide Memo sets forth policies and procedures to facilitate the moving and reassignment of new or current Stanford faculty and staff, where such action is considered to be in the best interests of the University. The...

2.1.20 Staff Telecommuting and Remote Working

As technology has made it possible to be more flexible in the way we work together to achieve our mission, Stanford recognizes that some staff seek the option of telecommuting  on a regular, part-time basis.  In appropriate...

2.1.21 Sick Time for Temporary and Casual Staff Employees

This Guide Memo describes paid sick time accrual and usage policies for temporary and casual staff employees.