1.03 Management Rights and Responsibilities

Last Revised: 24 September 1993

Refer Questions to: Office of the President

Scope

This policy applies to faculty, teachers, staff, students, and visitors in all offices and divisions of Gallaudet University.

Policy

The management of the work, business, and operations are solely and exclusively the functions and prerogatives of the University. Further, the University has the right to make and apply rules in order to conduct its business and operations effectively and efficiently. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, the right to hire, determine work responsibilities and schedules for, discipline, evaluate, discharge, promote, demote, and reassign employees, are vested solely in the University and its management personnel.

Management personnel are expected to provide appropriate leadership, guidance, and direction to their units and to their employees, to formulate objectives in concert with the overall goals of the institution and develop programs to meet these objectives, to communicate effectively and promote sound human relations, to manage their physical and fiscal resources effectively, and to act in a manner that protects the best interests of the University at all times.

It is the responsibility of all administrators to know policies and procedures fully and to ensure their effective implementation.

Approved by: Gallaudet University Board of Trustees