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

                 Policy 5:01:05:00.


         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.