Employment & Benefits
This section provides an overview of many benefits available to faculty and staff. In the event of conflict between the overview provided in this handbook and the plan document or insurance plan, the plan document or insurance plan will govern. Complete descriptions are not possible in the handbook; employees should contact Human Resources for specific plan details. The Labor Agreement governs in the case of Union employees in all aspects of this section. Regular employees who have a schedule involving a (.46) FTE or above are eligible to participate in the College’s benefit programs.
Carleton College will comply with all applicable laws such as FMLA, federal, state, and any applicable regulations.
Employee Family Relationships
In accordance with established College policy, relationship by family or marriage will be neither an advantage nor a hindrance in appointments or promotions. Employment or advancement shall be based on qualifications and experience. When relatives work in the same department or division, employment decisions must be subject to enhanced scrutiny, particularly in the areas of performance evaluations and salary recommendations.