CNM Employee Handbook

This Employee Handbook contains policies that govern all employees at CNM. Each employee is responsible for knowing the contents of the Employee Handbook. The CNM Employee Handbook is a living document. Updates are posted regularly.

Introduction 

Visit the Employee Handbook Introduction page to learn about the following: 

  • Equal Opportunity Statement 
  • Management Rights 

Section I: Values, Vision, Mission, and Purpose Statements

Visit Section I to learn more about the College's strategic direction.

Section II: College Organization 

Visit Section II to learn about the following policies: 

  • 2.01 Governing Board
  • 2.02 Administration
  • 2.03 Advisory Groups

Section III: Employment Policies

Visit Section III to learn about the following policies: 

  • 3.01 Employee Categories
  • 3.02 Employee Definitions
  • 3.03 Employee Groups
  • 3.04 Employment
  • 3.05 Non-Competitive Hires
  • 3.06 Voluntary Termination
  • 3.07 Involuntary Termination (Non-Disciplinary)
  • 3.08 Background Checks
  • 3.09 Trial Periods
  • 3.10 Performance Evaluations

Section IV: Code of Conduct and Workplace Behavior

Visit Section IV to learn about the following policies: 

  • 4.01 Code of Conduct and Workplace Behavior
  • 4.02 Conflict of Interest
  • 4.03 Sexual Misconduct
  • 4.04 Nepotism
  • 4.05 Reporting Observed, Suspected, or Apparent Misconduct
  • 4.06 Consensual Relationships

Section V: Wage and Salary Policies

Visit Section V to learn about the following policies: 

  • 5.01 Definition
  • 5.02 Staff
  • 5.03 Full-time Instructors
  • 5.04 Part-time Instructors
  • 5.05 Substitute Instructors
  • 5.06 Paychecks

Section VI: Benefits

Visit Section VI to learn about the following policies: 

  • 6.01 Educational Benefits
  • 6.02 Professional Development
  • 6.03 Payment for Travel
  • 6.04 Insurance Benefits
  • 6.05 Educational Retirement
  • 6.06 Workers’ Compensation
  • 6.07 Employee Assistance Program

Section VII: Work Rules/ Calendar

Visit Section VII to learn about the following policies: 

  • 7.01 Work Schedules
  • 7.02 Attendance
  • 7.03 Calendar
  • 7.04 Modified Schedule
  • 7.05 Election Days
  • 7.06 Flexible Work Policy

Section VIII: Leave Policies

Visit Section VIII to learn about the following policies: 

  • 8.01 Definitions
  • 8.02 Bereavement Leave
  • 8.03 Illness in Immediate Family
  • 8.04 Sick Leave
  • 8.05 Payment for Accrued Sick Leave
  • 8.06 Medical Leave
  • 8.07 Family Leave
  • 8.08 Personal Leave-Instructional Employees
  • 8.09 Personal Leave-Non-Instructional Employees
  • 8.10 Annual Leave-Non-Instructional Employees
  • 8.11 Payment for Accrued Annual Leave
  • 8.12 Holidays
  • 8.13 Professional Leave
  • 8.14 Professional Development Leave, Full-Time Instructors
  • 8.15 Court Leave
  • 8.16 Military Leave
  • 8.17 Leave Without Pay
  • 8.18 Substitute Procedures
  • 8.19 Absence Without Leave
  • 8.20 Catastrophic Leave Donation Program (CDLP)
  • 8.21 Domestic Abuse Leave
  • 8.22 Public Health Paid Leave
  • 8.23 Public Health FMLA Leave

Section IX: Discipline/ Grievance Procedure 

Visit Section IX to learn about the following policies: 

  • 9.01 Disclaimer
  • 9.02 Definition
  • 9.03 Discipline
  • 9.04 Mediation
  • 9.05 Grievance Procedure

Section X: Records 

Visit Section X to learn about the following policies: 

  • 10.01 Official Personnel File
  • 10.02 Public Records
  • 10.03 Examination/Release of Student Records

Section XI: Publications/ Research Projects 

Visit Section XI to learn about the following policies: 

  • 11.01 College Publications
  • 11.02 Surveys, Questionnaires, and Research Project
  • 11.03 Copyright
  • 11.04 Patents

Section XII: Other College Policies 

Visit Section IX to learn about the following policies: 

  • 12.01 Security Policy and Crime Statistics
  • 12.02 Dangerous Substances
  • 12.03 Weapons and Firearms
  • 12.04 Illness and Injuries
  • 12.05 Fires
  • 12.06 Safety
  • 12.07 Children on Campus
  • 12.08 Use of College Vehicles
  • 12.09 Parking
  • 12.10 Smoke Free Campus
  • 12.11 College Property-Private Use Prohibited
  • 12.12 Non-College-Family Use of Buildings and Grounds
  • 12.13 College-Family Use of Buildings and Grounds
  • 12.14 Advertising, Distribution, and Solicitation
  • 12.15 Political Activities
  • 12.16 CNM Technology Use Policy
  • 12.17 Campus Memorial
  • 12.18 Service Animal Policy
  • 12.19 Disability and Reasonable Accommodation
  • 12.20 Space Heaters and Personal Appliances
  • 12.21 Safety and Environmental Health Programs
  • 12.22 Employee Debt Collection