Business Practice Guidelines and Instructions
The intent of the working from home business practice is to provide managers who are on an approved leave of absence with the opportunity to work from home on assignments specifically identified between the supervisor and the manager.
A manager is eligible provided he/she has satisfactorily completed the probationary period, has presently satisfactory performance, has the ability to work without direct supervision, and has no present attendance problems.
The manager agrees that work done at the manager’s home worksite is regarded as official university business. All records, documents, and correspondence, in written or electronic form, must be safeguarded for return to the university. Electronic/computer files are considered university records and shall be protected as such. Any sensitive data stored on individual-use electronic devices and media shall be removed when the working from home arrangement ceases.
The manager will:
The manager provided with university equipment:
The working from home arrangement may be terminated at will by the manager or the university. Notification of such termination must be provided to the Office of Human Resources and the Office of Payroll Services.
The manager requesting to work from home must complete and sign the Request Form for a Manager to Work From Home While on an Approved Leave of Absence and give to his/her supervisor to be approved by the supervisor, division vice president, and the director of Human Resources. These forms can be obtained from the Office of Human Resources in G-8 Sutton Hall.
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