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A. Employee Benefits
NYITCOM Faculty enjoy a generous benefits package awarded to all employees of NYIT. The list of benefits and a description of them is available in the NYIT Employee Handbook.
B. Emergency School Closings
On rare occasions, New York Institute of Technology may be forced to close due to inclement weather or other emergency situations. The college President or a designee of the President will make the decision to close. When NYIT is closed, NYITCOM is closed.
C. Business Cards
D. Identification Cards
Each employee is required to obtain an identification card with a photograph. Cards are to be carried at all times while on college premises and are to be displayed upon request. This card may also be required to enter certain buildings on campus.
Employees on the Arkansas State Campus should visit the ASU Campus Card Center in Room 2205 of the Reng Student Services Center for more information.
E. Employment Records
Information on NYIT employment records policies may be found in the Faculty Handbook: U.S. Campuses.
F. Records Retention (Student and Personnel)
- Official grade sheets are kept on file in the Registrar's office.
- Course outlines and copies of examinations (questions/topics) for all courses are kept on file in the associate/assistant dean's offices for three (3) years after completion of the course.
- Personnel files for adjunct faculty should be kept in the department office and the appropriate dean's office for three (3) years following the faculty member's last year on the NYITCOM faculty. Thereafter, the records may be discarded.
- Personnel files for full-time and part-time faculty should be kept in the department office and the dean's office for three (3) years following the faculty member's last year on the NYITCOM faculty. Thereafter, the records should be sent to the NYIT Human Resources office for archiving with related records on file.
- The Office of the Dean also maintains a database for all full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty indefinitely.
- NYIT records retention policies apply in areas not specified here.
G. Outside Services/Credit Union
The Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union is available to all full-time employees. The services include savings accounts and loans through payroll deductions. The Credit Union is located in various locations, but there is a branch on the C.W. Post campus. For further information or forms, call 516.561.0030 or contact NYIT Human Resources.
H. Jury Duty
NYIT's policy regarding jury duty service may be found in the Employee Handbook: United States Based Employees.
I. Military Service
Policies regarding military service may be found in the Employee Handbook: United States Based Employees.
Information on paychecks can be found in the Faculty Handbook: U.S. Campuses.
A faculty member may terminate his/her appointment or reappointment effective the end of the academic year, provided that he/she gives notice in writing at the earliest possible opportunity, but not later than May 15th or thirty (30) days after receiving notification of the terms of his/her re-appointment for the coming academic year, whichever occurs later. A request may be made to waive this notice in case of hardship or in a situation where the faculty member would otherwise be denied substantial professional advancement or other opportunity.
Before authorization is given for final salary payment, department and/or college, all school duties must be completed. In addition, grades must be filed; equipment, supplies, library books, keys and ID card returned; and any outstanding bills and fines paid.
L. Retirement/Retirement Plan
NYIT's retirement benefits are listed in the Employee Handbook: United States Based Employees.
All full-time faculty employees will receive vacation time off with pay. Vacation benefits may be found in the Employee Handbook: United States Based Employees.
N. Sick and Bereavement Leave
Information on sick and bereavement leave may be found in the Employee Handbook: United States Based Employees.
All campuses have Safety/Security offices responsible for safeguarding the well-being and property of all members of the college community:
Long Island – Simonson House 516.686.7789
New York City – Allied Security 212.481.5777
Jonesboro – Arkansas State University Police Department 870.972.2093
New York City and Long Island campuses are served by public transportation. The Long Island campus provides facilities for parking for the sole purpose of conducting college business. All motor vehicles used by employees on campus must be registered with the Safety/Security office of their home campus, and each vehicle must display a valid NYIT parking sticker in the appropriate location. This registration entitles the person to park in designated parking areas. A faculty member who parks illegally will receive a summons which is payable within a ten-day period at the controller's office.
All individuals must obey the Safety and Security regulations related to cars, parking, and traffic. The Security office provides these regulations to all faculty, staff, and students when they register their vehicles. Safety and Security personnel are available to answer questions pertaining to these regulations and for particular problems (disabled cars, borrowed cars, temporary parking permits, special loading problems, etc.).
All parking areas marked "Handicapped Parking Only" are restricted to people who have valid handicapped parking permits. Anyone parking in these areas without authorization will receive a summons. These parking spaces are also regulated by civil law, and illegally parked cars may receive summonses from local or state police.
Other parking areas marked "Authorized Parking Only" are restricted to people who have special permission to park in them. Anyone parking in these areas without authorization will receive a summons. Parking areas marked "Visitor's Parking" are not available to faculty, staff, or students.
For students, faculty and staff at the NYITCOM campus at Arkansas State University, all campus parking is handled through Arkansas State University Parking Services. All students, faculty and staff are required to purchase a parking permit annually. For additional information please contact 870.972.2945.