outside-employment

Yes. The University encourages activities of a professional nature if the activities are consistent with the individual’s responsibilities to the University and in furtherance of the aims of the University. (See, University policy regarding outside enterprises including employment of faculty and academic administrators, University Policy...

The University currently uses the “Outside Employment Approval Form” to implement the University policy regarding outside enterprises including employment of faculty and academic administrators. Full-time faculty members receive a copy of the form with their annual employment contracts. Academic administrators should submit the form as part...

For departments and schools on the Kent Campus, the Department Chair or School Director, the College Dean and the Provost must approve the form. For colleges without department or school and University Libraries on the Kent Campus, the dean and the Provost must approve the form. On the Regional Campuses, the Regional Campus Dean and the Provost...

Absolutely not. The University recognizes that one mark of an individual’s distinction is the esteem in which he/she is held by those outside the University who may request her/his expertise. University policy encourages outside activities of a professional nature if the activities are consistent with the individual’s responsibilities to the...

In the special case of a second teaching activity, it is inappropriate for a full-time faculty member or full-time academic administrative officer while under contract to the University to accept employment by a neighboring or other external organization to teach courses or to accept similar forms of employment if it conflicts with the...

What about engagements as a consultant, evening and weekend employment or other external activities? Yes, employees should include detailed information as to the type of activity and the amount of time that they plan to commit to the activity. As full-time Kent State University employees, faculty members and academic administrators have a...

If a question or reservation about the effect of outside employment, a second teaching activity, or other outside enterprise upon an employee’s contractual or professional responsibilities to the University arises, the employee and the responsible administrator shall inform and consult with each other about the proposed outside employment,...

If an administrator learns of non-compliance with University Policy 3342-6-24, he/she should consult  with the employee about the alleged non-compliance. If the issue is not resolved, the administrator will initiate a review by the appropriate advisory committee. If non-compliance is found, disciplinary action, consistent with the University’s...

An appeal from a denial of permission to engage in external activities, or against the findings of an advisory committee review, may be lodged with the next higher administrative officer.