On behalf of the Georgia College, the Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations is pleased to welcome you to our University. You are very important member of our university community. At Georgia College, we believe that the accomplishment of our mission as Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University depends on you, our valued employee! We know that you will make a significant contribution to the success of Georgia College!
This policy manual will enable you to have a more thorough understanding of the benefit of employment with Georgia College. This guide to University policies and practices is intended solely to provide guidance and is not an employment contract nor does it create any type of contractual obligations. Neither you nor the University is bound to continue the employment relationship if either, at any time, chooses to end it.
The University reserves the right to change, revise, or eliminate any of the policies, benefits, and practices described herein. In case of any divergence from or conflict with the Bylaws or Policies of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, the official Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents shall prevail. An institutional or Board of Regents policy or procedure shall override any departmental policy or procedure which conflicts with hose outlined in this policy manual. Also some of the policies and provisions contained herein may not be applicable to faculty members. Provisions applying solely to the faculty are described in the Academic Affairs section of this manual.
While this policy manual provides much detail, no policy manual can provide for all circumstances. Accordingly, the Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations welcomes your ideas and suggestions on how the information in this policy manual might be changed for the better. Likewise, the Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations will answer any questions you may have regarding the University's policies, procedures, and practices.