RSCC FLEXTIME PROGRAM GUIDELINES
In an effort to provide greater work schedule flexibility for
Administrative and Support Staff, effective July 1, 1991 the college will
grant all full-time staff the opportunity to flex their working hours.
Supervisors will be responsible for scheduling work hours and providing
the appropriate documentation for timekeeping and leave reporting
pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Tennessee Board of Regents
policies and guidelines and Roane State Community College policies.
Employees needing close departmental supervision are not eligible to
participate in the program.
The following guidelines will be used administer the program:
1. The hours from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p m., Monday through Friday, are
the normal scheduled hours when all non-shift employees shall
normally complete their daily and weekly basic work requirements.
2. The hours from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p n. are deemed core hours when
full-time employees shall normally be present for work or absent
on their scheduled lunch hour which must occur between the hours
of 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m..
3. The hours from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
are the flexible hours when full-time employees can elect their
times of arrival and departure.
4. Excluding overtime hours, employee are required to either work or
account for, by leave or other means, 7.5 hours per day, 37.5
hours per week. For Support Staff employees, overtime hours will
be approved and compensated in accordance with the regular
overtime and compensatory time policy.
5. Employees subject to the Flextime program must submit a Request
for Work Schedule Change to their immediate supervisor. All
offices must be covered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through
Friday. Supervisors must ensure coverage and have the right to
reserve 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. schedules for specific positions
and work areas.
a. Tennessee Board of Regents Policy 5:01:00:00 states that
full-time Administrative employees shall be required to devote
sufficient time to complete their assigned duties.
b. Each employee participating in the Flextime Program must
ensure that any outside employment is in compliance with
6. Employees subject to the Flextime Program who do not submit a
Request for Work Schedule Change for approval will work Monday
through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a one hour lunch
7. A work schedule must be maintained for at least three (3) months
once it is established. Exceptions can he made for professional
development travel, travel to meetings, or educational programs
and will be considered on a case by case basis.
8. Personnel actions resulting from this program are not subject to
the Complaint or Grievance Procedure.