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Definition of Promotion
Promotion means that an employee’s job has changed dramatically resulting in a new classification. There are two avenues to promotion at Howard Community College.
When the duties performed by a staff member are expanded by the college administration to include substantially increased responsibilities and/or a current function performed on a part-time basis is determined to require increased coverage, the job description will be revised as necessary by the immediate supervisor and approved by the area's vice president and the president according to normal classification procedures during the budget planning cycle. (See "Classification" procedure 63.06.02) A classification may or may not result in a promotion.
Probation Following Promotion
Staff who are promoted will be required to complete the probationary period specified for new employees in "Employment Definitions" procedure 63.03.01 and "Probation" procedure 63.03.02 unless the promotion is within the same area/department. An employee promoted within the same area/department would be eligible for a probationary period a minimum of three months. In order to be eligible for the three month probationary period with promotion, employees must have first successfully completed the one year probationary period. At the end of the new probationary period a performance evaluation will be conducted. Supervisors will receive an electronic request from the office of human resources to verify
Compensation for Promotion
Compensation procedures described in "Salary Administration and Schedules" procedure 63.04.11 of the "Compensation" policy 63.04 in this manual are followed.Effective Date: 5/11/2007