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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 7. COMMUNITY COLLEGES [70900 - 88922]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 51. EMPLOYEES [87000 - 88270]

  ( Part 51 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. Employment [87400 - 87885]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [87400 - 87488]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

87400.
  

Governing boards of community college districts shall employ for academic positions, only persons who possess the qualifications therefor prescribed by regulation of the board of governors. It is contrary to the public policy of this state for any person or persons charged, by those governing boards, with the responsibility of recommending persons for employment by those boards to refuse or to fail to do so for reasons of race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin of those applicants for that employment.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 637, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2012.)

87405.
  

(a) Governing boards of commmunity college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons who have been convicted of any sex offense as defined in Section 87010 or controlled substance offense as defined in Section 87011. If, however, any such conviction is reversed and the person is acquitted of the offense in a new trial or the charges against him or her are dismissed, this section does not prohibit his or her employment thereafter.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), no person shall be denied employment or not be retained solely on the basis that he or she has been convicted of a sex offense or a controlled substance offense if he or she has obtained or applied for a certificate of rehabilitation and pardon under Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 4852.01) of Title 6 of Part 3 of the Penal Code, and if his or her probation has been terminated and the information or accusation has been dismissed pursuant to Section 1203.4 of the Penal Code.

(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), a person may be employed or retained despite being convicted of a sex offense or a controlled substance offense if the governing board determines from the evidence presented that the person has been rehabilitated for at least five years, or has received a certificate of rehabilitation and pardon pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 4852.01) of Title 6 of Part 3 of the Penal Code, or if the accusation or information against the person has been dismissed and he or she has been released from all disabilities and penalties resulting from the offense pursuant to Section 1203.4 of the Penal Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 37. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87406.
  

Governing boards of community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment any person who has been determined to be a sexual psychopath under the provisions of Article 1 (commencing with Section 5500), Chapter 1, Part 1.5, Division 6 of the Welfare and Institutions Code or under similar provisions of law of any other state. If, however, the determination is reversed and the person is determined not to be a sexual psychopath in a new proceeding or the proceeding to determine whether he or she is a sexual psychopath is dismissed, this section does not prohibit his or her employment thereafter.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 38. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87406.5.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the governing board of any community college district may employ any student enrolled in the district who is an ex-convict or who is on parole, other than a person determined to be a sexual psychopath, to perform noninstructional duties and such student workers shall not be considered to be classified employees.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 470, Sec. 345.)

87408.
  

(a) When a community college district wishes to employ a person in an academic position and that person has not previously been employed in an academic position in this state, the district shall require a medical certificate showing that the applicant is free from any communicable disease, including, but not limited to, active tuberculosis, unfitting the applicant to instruct or associate with students. The medical certificate shall be submitted directly to the governing board by a physician and surgeon licensed under the Business and Professions Code, a physician assistant practicing in compliance with Chapter 7.7 (commencing with Section 3500) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a commissioned medical officer exempted from licensure. The medical examination shall have been conducted not more than six months before the submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the applicant. A governing board may offer a contract of employment to an applicant subject to the submission of the required medical certificate. Notwithstanding Section 87031, the medical certificate shall become a part of the personnel record of the employee and shall be open to the employee or his or her designee.

(b) The governing board of a community college district may require academic employees to undergo a periodic medical examination by a physician and surgeon licensed under the Business and Professions Code, a physician assistant practicing in compliance with Chapter 7.7 (commencing with Section 3500) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a commissioned medical officer exempted from licensure, to determine that the employee is free from any communicable disease, including, but not limited to, active tuberculosis, unfitting the applicant to instruct or associate with students. The periodic medical examination shall be at the expense of the district. The medical certificate shall become a part of the personnel record of the employee and shall be open to the employee or his or her designee.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 512, Sec. 9. Effective January 1, 2011.)

87408.5.
  

(a) When a community college district wishes to employ a retirant who is retired for service, and such person has not been previously employed as a retirant, such district shall require, as a condition of initial employment as a retirant, a medical certificate showing that the retirant is free from any disabling disease unfitting him or her to instruct or associate with students. The medical certificate shall be completed and submitted directly to the community college district by a physician and surgeon licensed under the Business and Professions Code, a physician assistant practicing in compliance with Chapter 7.7 (commencing with Section 3500) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a commissioned medical officer exempted from licensure. A medical examination shall be required for the completion of the medical certificate. The examination shall be conducted not more than six months before the completion and submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the retirant. The medical certificate shall become a part of the personnel record of the employee and shall be open to the employee or his or her designee.

(b) The community college district that initially employed the retirant, or any district that subsequently employs the retirant, may require a periodic medical examination by a physician and surgeon licensed under the Business and Professions Code, a physician assistant practicing in compliance with Chapter 7.7 (commencing with Section 3500) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, or a commissioned medical officer exempted from licensure, to determine that the retirant is free from any communicable disease unfitting him or her to instruct or associate with students. The periodic medical examination shall be at the expense of the community college district. The medical certificate shall become a part of the personnel record of the retirant and shall be open to the retirant or his or her designee.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 512, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2011.)

87408.6.
  

(a) (1) Except as provided in subdivision (h), a person shall not be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has within the last 60 days submitted to a tuberculosis risk assessment developed by the State Department of Public Health and the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of active tuberculosis, by a physician and surgeon licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code or a physician assistant practicing in compliance with Chapter 7.7 (commencing with Section 3500) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code. This examination shall consist of an approved intradermal tuberculin test or any other test for tuberculosis infection recommended by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and licensed by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), that, if positive, shall be followed by an X-ray of the lungs.

(2) The X-ray film may be taken by a competent and qualified X-ray technician if the X-ray film is subsequently interpreted by a physician and surgeon licensed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 2000) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.

(3) The district superintendent, or his or her designee, may exempt, for a period not to exceed 60 days following termination of the pregnancy, a pregnant employee from the requirement that a positive intradermal tuberculin test be followed by an X-ray of the lungs.

(b) Thereafter, employees who are skin test negative, or negative by any other test recommended by the CDC and licensed by the FDA, or were not tested because of a lack of risk factors, shall be required to undergo the foregoing tuberculosis risk assessment and, if risk factors exist, examination at least once each four years or more often if directed by the governing board upon recommendation of the local health officer for so long as the employee remains test negative by either the tuberculin skin test or any other test recommended by the CDC and licensed by the FDA. Once an employee has a documented positive skin test or any other test that has been recommended by the CDC and licensed by the FDA that has been followed by an X-ray, the foregoing tuberculosis risk assessments and examinations shall no longer be required, and referral shall be made within 30 days of completion of the examination to the local health officer to determine the need for followup care.

(c) If risk factors were present at the tuberculosis risk assessment and an examination occurs, after the examination an employee shall cause to be on file with the district superintendent a certificate from the examining physician and surgeon or physician assistant showing the employee was examined and found free from active tuberculosis. “Certificate,” as used in this subdivision, means a certificate signed by the examining physician and surgeon or physician assistant, or a notice from a public health agency or unit of the American Lung Association that indicates freedom from active tuberculosis. The latter, regardless of form, shall constitute evidence of compliance with this section.

(d) This tuberculosis risk assessment and, if risk factors are present, examination is a condition of initial employment and the expense incident thereto shall be borne by the applicant unless otherwise provided by rules of the governing board. However, the board may, if an applicant is accepted for employment, reimburse the person in a like manner prescribed for employees in subdivision (e).

(e) The governing board of each district shall reimburse the employee for the cost, if any, of the examination. The board may provide for the examination required by this section or may establish a reasonable fee for the examination that is reimbursable to employees of the district complying with this section.

(f) (1) At the discretion of the governing board, this section does not apply to those employees not requiring certification qualifications who are employed for any period of time less than a college year whose functions do not require frequent or prolonged contact with students.

(2) The governing board may, however, require the tuberculosis risk assessment and, if risk factors are present, examination and may, as a contract condition, require the assessment and examination of persons employed under contract, other than those persons specified in subdivision (a), if the board believes the presence of these persons in and around college premises would constitute a health hazard to students.

(g) If the governing board of a community college district determines by resolution, after hearing, that the health of students in the district would not be jeopardized thereby, this section does not apply to any employee of the district who files an affidavit stating that he or she adheres to the faith or teachings of any well-recognized religious sect, denomination, or organization and in accordance with its creed, tenets, or principles depends for healing upon prayer in the practice of religion and that to the best of his or her knowledge and belief he or she is free from active tuberculosis. If at any time there should be probable cause to believe that the affiant is afflicted with active tuberculosis, he or she may be excluded from service until the governing board of the employing district is satisfied that he or she is not so afflicted.

(h) (1) A person who transfers his or her employment from one campus or community college district to another shall be deemed to meet the requirements of subdivision (a) if the person can produce a certificate that shows that he or she within the past four years had a tuberculosis risk assessment that showed no risk factors were present or was examined and was found to be free of communicable tuberculosis, or if it is verified by the college previously employing him or her that it has a certificate on file that contains that showing.

(2) A person who transfers his or her employment from a private or parochial elementary school, secondary school, or nursery school to the community college district subject to this section shall be deemed to meet the requirements of subdivision (a) if the person can produce a certificate as provided for in Section 121525 of the Health and Safety Code that shows that he or she within the last four years had a tuberculosis risk assessment that showed no risk factors were present or was examined and was found to be free of communicable tuberculosis, or if it is verified by the school previously employing him or her that it has the certificate on file.

(i) (1) Any governing board of a community college district providing for the transportation of students under contract shall require as a condition of the contract the tuberculosis risk assessment and, if risk factors are present, examination for active tuberculosis, as provided in subdivision (a), of all drivers transporting the students. Privately contracted drivers who transport the students on an infrequent basis, not to exceed once a month, shall be excluded from this requirement.

(2) Examinations required pursuant to this subdivision shall be made available without charge by the local health officer.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 51, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2017.)

87410.
  

Any academic employee not a regular employee who fails to signify his acceptance within 45 consecutive calendar days after notice of his or her election or employment has been given him or her, or mailed to him or her by United States registered mail with postage thereon prepaid at his or her last known place of address, by the clerk or secretary of the governing board of the community college district, shall be deemed to have declined the employment.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 42. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87411.
  

If, without good cause, a regular employee of a community college district fails prior to July 1st of any college year to notify the governing board of the district of his or her intention to remain or not to remain in the service of the district, as the case may be, during the ensuing college year if a request to give that notice, including a copy of this section, was personally served upon the employee, or mailed to him or her by United States certified mail with return receipt requested to his or her last known place of address, by the clerk or secretary of the governing board of the community college district, not later than the preceding May 30th, the employee may be deemed to have declined employment and his or her services as an employee of the district may be terminated on June 30th of that year.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 138. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87413.
  

Except as otherwise provided in Sections 87415 to 87424, inclusive, every contract or regular employee employed before July 1, 1947, shall be deemed to have been employed on the date upon which he or she first accepted employment in a probationary position.

In case two or more employees accepted employment on the same date, the governing board of the district shall determine the order of employment by lots drawn by the employees concerned or assigned at random by an independent auditing firm employed in accordance with Section 87414.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 139. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87414.
  

Every contract or regular employee employed after June 30, 1947, shall be deemed to have been employed on the date upon which he or she first rendered paid service in a probationary or contract position.

Every academic employee who first rendered paid service on the same date shall participate in a single drawing to determine the order of employment, except that in community college districts having a full-time equivalent student in excess of 15,000, an independent auditing firm may be employed to assign to those employees numbers at random which shall determine the order of employment. Any determination of an employee’s order of employment pursuant to this section shall be made within 30 days of the date service was first rendered by the employee.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 140. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87415.
  

The following general provisions shall apply regardless of date of employment:

The order once determined by lot shall be permanent, and shall be entered on the permanent records of the district.

Records showing date of employment, whether kept by the district or by the county, shall be accessible, on demand, to any academic employee of the district or to his or her designated representative.

In the absence of records as to any of the matters referred to in the two preceding sections, the board, in accordance with evidence presented, shall determine the order of employment after giving employees a reasonable opportunity to present such evidence.

The governing board of every community college district shall establish the order of employment of all contract or regular employees of the district in the manner prescribed by Sections 87400 to 87424, inclusive, and shall keep a roster of same as a public record.

Whether or not a roster is kept in other districts, the order of employment in all districts, when required, shall be determined as prescribed by Sections 87400 to 87424, inclusive.

The board shall have power and it shall be its duty to correct any errors discovered from time to time in its records showing the order of employment.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 45. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87416.
  

When any college or part thereof shall have been transferred from one community college district to another, employment for any employees who transfer with the college or part thereof shall date from the time those employees first accepted employment (if before July 1, 1947) or rendered paid service (if after June 30, 1947) as contract employees in the district from which the college or part thereof and the employees were transferred.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 46. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87417.
  

When any academic employee shall have resigned or been dismissed for cause and shall thereafter have been reemployed by the board, his or her date of employment shall be deemed to be the date on which he or she first accepted reemployment (if reemployed before July 1, 1947) or rendered paid service (if reemployed after June 30, 1947) after his or her reemployment.

When an employee’s services are terminated for lack of enrollment or discontinuance of service or are otherwise interrupted in a manner declared by law not to constitute a break in service, his or her original order of employment shall stand.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 47. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87418.
  

Nothing in Section 72400, Part 13 (commencing with Section 22000), Article 5 (commencing with Section 32340) of Chapter 3 of Part 19, of Division 1 of Title 1 and this part, shall be construed in a manner to deprive any person of his or her rights and remedies in a court of competent jurisdiction on a question of law and fact.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 141. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87419.
  

Nothing in Section 72400, Part 13 (commencing with Section 22000), Article 5 (commencing with Section 32340) of Chapter 3 of Part 19, of Division 1 of Title 1 and this part, shall be construed to repeal or negate any provisions concerning employees of community college districts contained in the charter of any city, county, or city and county, adopted and approved in conformity with Article XI of the California Constitution.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 142. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87419.1.
  

Notwithstanding Section 87419, and notwithstanding provisions of the charter of any city or city and county to the contrary, on and after July 1, 1978, the academic employees of any community college district governed by the charter who serve as the head of a department of the district or in an administrative or supervisory position shall neither acquire nor retain permanent status in that position unless the employee is or becomes eligible for permanent status in accordance with provisions of this code.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 48. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87420.
  

All employments made under Sections 87405 to 87451, inclusive, Sections 87454 to 87462, inclusive, Section 87464, Sections 87468 to 87480, inclusive, or Sections 87600 to 87626, inclusive, shall be subordinate to the right of the Legislature to amend or repeal Sections 87405 to 87451, inclusive, Sections 87454 to 87462, inclusive, Section 87464, Sections 87468 to 87480, inclusive, Sections 87600 to 87626 inclusive, or any provision or provisions thereof at any time, and nothing herein contained shall be construed to confer upon any person employed pursuant to the provisions hereof a contract that will be impaired by the amendment or repeal of Sections 87405 to 87451, inclusive, Sections 87454 to 87462, inclusive, Section 87464, Sections 87468 to 87480, inclusive, and Sections 87600 to 87626, inclusive, or of any provision or provisions thereof.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 143. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87421.
  

Nothing in this code shall be construed as prohibiting the employment of persons in academic positions for less than a full school year in temporary schools or classes.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 50. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87422.
  

Any agreement between the governing board of a community college district and authorities of any foreign country, or of any state, territory, or possession of the United States, or of any other district within the state, for the temporary exchange of academic employees, shall be for a period not to exceed three years. No exchange shall be made without the consent of the academic employees to be exchanged.

No person may serve as an exchange employee of a community college district in the state unless he or she or is qualified for service under Section 87355, 87356, or 87359.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 51. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87423.
  

Acceptance of any exchange position by an employee of a community college district in the state shall not affect his or her right to the permanent classification to which he or she is entitled, at the time of the acceptance, or any of his or her rights under the state teachers’ retirement salary provisions of this code, or under any local or district retirement plan, or system. The time served in the exchange position shall be counted as time served in the service of the district in which the employee is employed immediately prior to acceptance of the exchange position in determining his or her status under Section 72400, Part 13 (commencing with Section 22000), Article 5 (commencing with Section 32340) of Chapter 3 of Part 19, this part, under the provisions of this code relating to state retirement salary, and under any local or district retirement plan.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 144. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87424.
  

If the employee from the district within the state who serves as an exchange instructor without the state and the governing board regularly employing him or her so agree, the district may pay his or her regular salary, making all deductions provided by law for retirement purposes, during the period of the exchange teaching. In such case, the district shall not pay the salary of the exchange employee from without the state, serving the district in exchange for its regular instructor.

In the event an employee from a district within this state serving as an exchange instructor without the state and to whom the governing board of such district is paying the regular salary of such instructor as herein provided, is compelled to absent himself or herself from his or her duties because of injury, illness, or quarantine, the governing board of the district within this state may pay the substitute employed to take the place of such instructor and shall deduct the amount so paid the substitute from the compensation of the employee.

(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 470, Sec. 352.)

87428.
  

No community college district may adopt or maintain any rule or regulation which requires a candidate for an academic position to be a resident of the district or to become a resident of the district, or which requires that an employee maintain residency within the district; nor may a district grant any preferential treatment to candidates or employees because they are residents of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 52. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87436.
  

Any librarian when employed full time as librarian or serving full time, partly as librarian and partly as an instructor, shall rank as an instructor.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

87448.
  

(a) No physician, psychiatrist, oculist, dentist, dental hygienist, optometrist, otologist, podiatrist, audiologist, or nurse not employed in that capacity by the State Department of Public Health, shall be, nor shall any other person be, employed or permitted to supervise the health and physical development of students unless he or she holds a services credential with a specialization in health or a valid credential issued prior to November 27, 1970, or unless he or she meets applicable minimum qualifications established by the board of governors.

(b) Any psychologist employed pursuant to this section shall hold a school psychologist credential, a general pupil personnel services credential authorizing service as a school psychologist, a standard designated services credential with a specialization in pupil personnel services authorizing service as a psychologist, a services credential issued by the board of governors or the Commission for Teacher Preparation and Licensing, or meet applicable minimum qualifications established by the board of governors.

(c)  No authorization for service as a school nurse shall authorize teaching services unless the individual is qualified for faculty service pursuant to minimum qualifications established by the board of governors.

(d) A physician employed by a district to perform medical services on a halftime or greater than halftime basis shall hold a valid certificate to practice medicine and surgery issued by the State Board of Medical Examiners or the Board of Osteopathic Examiners. The qualifications for a physician employed for less than halftime shall be a valid certificate to practice medicine and surgery issued by the State Board of Medical Examiners.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 145. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87449.
  

When an instructor of classes for adults serves sufficient probationary time to be eligible for election to permanent classification in that district, his or her tenure shall be for service which is equivalent to the average number of hours per week which he or she has served during his or her probationary years. In no case shall such an employee be classified as permanent for more than one full-time assignment. The service for which such a person has acquired tenure may be reduced in conformity with Sections 87743 and 87744.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 63. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87451.
  

Nothing in Section 87468 shall be construed to give regular classification to a person in the adult school who is already classified as a regular employee in the day school. In case an instructor obtains permanent classification in the evening school and later is eligible for the same classification in the day school by reason of having served the contract period therein, he or she shall be given a choice as to which classification he or she shall take.

Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, service in the evening school shall not be included in computing the service required as a prerequisite to attainment of, or eligibility to, classification as a regular employee in the day school, except service in the evening school rendered by a person rendering services in the day school who is directed or specifically requested by the community college district to render services in the evening school either in addition to, or instead of, rendering service in the day school. Service in the day school shall not be included in computing the service required as a prerequisite to attainment of, or eligibility to, classification as a regular employee in the evening school, except service in the day school rendered by a person rendering services in the evening school who is directed or specifically requested by the community college district to render service in the day school either in addition to, or instead of, rendering service in the evening school.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 146. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87453.
  

No regular employee of a community college district shall be dismissed without his or her consent or deprived of his or her classification as a regular employee of the district when the district does not have sufficient funds to pay his salary.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 147. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87454.
  

A tenured employee, when assigned from a faculty position to an educational administrative position, or assigned any special or other type of work, or given special classification or designation, shall retain his or her status as a tenured faculty member.

(Amended (as amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 973) by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 64. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87457.
  

Whenever a person employed in an administrative position is assigned to a faculty position, the governing board of the community college district shall give the employee, when requested by him or her, a written statement of the reasons for the transfer.

(Amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 973, Sec. 32. Operative July 1, 1990, pursuant to Sec. 70(d) of Ch. 973.)

87458.
  

A person employed in an administrative position that is not part of the classified service, who has not previously acquired tenured status as a faculty member in the same district and who is not under contract in a program or project to perform services conducted under contract with public or private agencies, or in other categorically funded projects of indeterminate duration, shall have the right to become a first-year probationary faculty member once his or her administrative assignment expires or is terminated if all of the following apply:

(a) The process by which the governing board reaches the determination shall be developed and agreed upon jointly by representatives of the governing board and the academic senate, and approved by the governing board. The agreed upon process shall include reasonable procedures to ensure that the governing board relies primarily upon the advice and judgment of the academic senate to determine that the administrator possesses the minimum qualifications for employment as a faculty member. The process shall further require that the governing board provide the academic senate with an opportunity to present its views to the governing board before the board makes a determination and that the written record of the decision, including the views of the academic senate, shall be available for review pursuant to Section 87358.

(b) Until a joint agreement is reached pursuant to subdivision (a), the district process in existence on January 1, 1989, shall remain in effect.

(c) The administrator has completed at least two years of satisfactory service, including any time previously served as a faculty member, in the district.

(d) The termination of the administrative assignment is for any reason other than dismissal for cause.

(e) This section shall apply to every educational administrator whose first day of paid service in the district as a faculty member or an administrator is on or after July 1, 1990.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 144, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2002.)

87458.1.
  

(a) A person employed in an administrative or supervisory position requiring certification qualifications upon completing a probationary period, including any time served as a classroom instructor, in the same district, shall be classified as and become a regular employee as a classroom instructor.

(b) This section shall only apply to persons whose first day of paid service in the district without a break in service precedes July 1, 1990.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 66. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87459.
  

Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 87458 to the contrary, the governing board of any community college district shall, with respect to each person who is employed in an administrative or supervisory position requiring certification qualifications under a contract of employment providing a four-year term of employment and who either has not been previously employed by the district in such position or has been employed in such position but not under such a four-year contract, determine prior to May 15 of the third year under such four-year contract of employment whether to grant or deny the person regular classification as a classroom instructor. If the board grants the classification, the person shall be classified as and become a regular employee as a classroom instructor. This section shall only apply to persons whose first day of paid service in the district without a break in service precedes July 1, 1990.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 67. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87460.
  

A person employed in an administrative or supervisory position by more than one district shall be given regular classification in whichever district he or she may select for the regular classification. Other regular classification shall be given to such an employee in a district situated wholly or partly within a city or city and county where the charter of the city or city and county provides for other classification. This section shall apply only to persons whose first day of paid service in the district without a break in service precedes July 1, 1990.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 148. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87462.
  

A permanent employee of a high school district who was classified as such while serving in a community college maintained by the high school district shall, if the high school district is included in a community college district, be classified as a regular employee of the community college district if employed by the community college district in a faculty position.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 70. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87463.
  

Any community college faculty member who instructs in a four-year state institution of higher education maintained on the campus of the community college pursuant to contracts entered into between the Trustees of the California State University and the district, shall, without regard to subject or grade taught, whether of community college level or higher, acquire and retain all rights to employment in the district the same as though the employee were teaching exclusively in a community college of the district. However, nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the employee from resigning from employment in the district pursuant to the provisions of Section 87730.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 71. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87464.
  

The division, uniting, unification, or consolidation of any community college district or districts, or any change in district boundaries or organization, shall not affect the classification of academic employees already employed by any district affected. These employees shall have the same status with respect to their classification by the district, including time served as contract employees of the district after the division, uniting, unification, or consolidation, or change in district boundaries or organization as they had prior thereto. If the division, uniting, unification, or consolidation, or change in district boundaries or organization results in the college or other place in which any such employee is employed being maintained by another district, the employee, if a regular employee of the district that formerly maintained the college or other place of employment, shall be employed as a regular employee of the district which thereafter maintains the college or other place of employment, unless the employee elects to continue in the employ of the first district. If the employee is a contract employee of the district that formerly maintained the college or other place of employment, he or she shall be employed by the district which thereafter maintains the college or other place of employment, unless the contract employee is terminated by the district pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 87600). If not so terminated, his or her status with respect to classification by the district shall be the same as it would have been had the college or other place of employment continued to be maintained by the district that formerly maintained it. As used in this paragraph, “the college or other place in which any employee is employed” and all references thereto, includes, but is not limited to, the college services or college program which, as a result of any division, uniting, unification, or consolidation of a district, will be provided by another district, irrespective of whether any particular building or buildings in which the service or program was conducted is physically located in the new district and irrespective of whether any new district resulting from the division elects to provide for the education of its students by contracting with another community college district until the time that the new district constructs its own facilities.

As used in this section, “any change in district boundaries or organization” includes, but is not limited to, the formation of a community college district.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 150. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87467.
  

The retirement of any employee of a community college district under the provisions of any retirement law shall automatically effect the dismissal of the employee from the employ of the district at the end of the current school year.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

87468.
  

A contract employee who, in any one college year, has served for at least 75 percent of the number of days the regular schools of the district in which he or she is employed are maintained shall be deemed to have served a complete college year. In case of evening schools, 75 percent of the number of days the evening schools of the district are in session shall be deemed a complete college year.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 151. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87469.
  

Notwithstanding Section 87468, a contract employee employed by a community college district who, in any college year consisting of two semesters or three quarters, has served more than 75 percent of the number of hours considered as a full-time assignment for regular employees having similar duties in the community colleges of the district in which he or she is employed, shall be deemed to have served a complete college year.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 152. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87470.
  

(a) (1) The governing board of a community college district may employ academic employees, including educational administrators, in programs and projects to perform services conducted under contract with public or private agencies, or other categorically funded projects of indeterminate duration under terms and conditions mutually agreed upon by the employee and the governing board. The agreement shall be reduced to writing.

(2) Service pursuant to this section shall not be included in computing the service required as a prerequisite to attainment of, or eligibility to, classification as a regular employee of a community college district unless both of the following occur:

(A) The person has served as a faculty member pursuant to this section for at least 75 percent of the number of days in regular schools of the district by which he or she is employed are maintained.

(B) The person is subsequently employed as a contract employee in a faculty position.

(3) Persons may be employed for periods that are less than a full college year, and may be terminated at the expiration of the contract or specially funded project without regard to other requirements of this code respecting the termination of contract or regular employees.

(b) This section shall not be construed to apply to any faculty member who has been employed in the regular educational programs of the district as a contract employee before being subsequently assigned to any one of these programs, nor shall it apply to those employees employed in programs operated pursuant to, or funded pursuant to, Article 8 (commencing with Section 69640) of Chapter 2 of Part 42, or Section 84850.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon termination or expiration of employment under this section, a person employed as an educational administrator shall not be entitled to the rights set forth in Section 87458 unless those rights are provided pursuant to his or her contract of employment.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 144, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2002.)

87471.
  

Service by a person as an instructor in classes conducted at regional occupational centers or programs, as authorized pursuant to Section 52301, shall not be included in computing the service required as a prerequisite to attainment of, or eligibility to, classification as a regular employee of a community college district.

This section shall not be construed to apply to any faculty member who has been employed to instruct in the regular educational programs of the district and subsequently assigned as an instructor in regional occupational centers or programs, nor shall it affect the status of regional occupational center instructors classified as regular or contract at the time this section becomes effective.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 74. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87473.
  

Service under a credential authorizing service only as an instructor of basic military drill in community college cadet companies established under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 500) of Part 2 of Division 2 of the Military and Veterans Code shall not be included in computing the service required as a prerequisite to attainment of, or eligibility to, classification as a regular employee of a community college district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

87474.
  

(a) Nothing in this code shall be construed as permitting a faculty member to acquire regular classification with respect to employment in either of the following:

(1) A summer term maintained by a community college district.

(2) An intersession term maintained by a community college district, if the exclusion of the intersession term is in accordance with a collective bargaining agreement applicable to that employee.

(b) Service in connection with the employment referenced in subdivision (a) shall not be included in computing the service required as a prerequisite to attainment of, or eligibility for, classification as a regular employee of the district.

(c) The Legislature finds and declares that this section does not constitute a change in, but is declaratory of, the preexisting law.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 85, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

87475.
  

If an employee of a community college district has served as a contract employee of the district in a faculty position, for one complete school year, and in the year immediately preceding the service as contract employee has served as a temporary faculty member for at least 75 percent of the number of days the regular schools of the district were maintained, the governing board of the district may count the year of employment as a temporary employee as one year of the probationary period which he or she is required by law to serve as a condition to being classified as a regular employee of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 77. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87477.
  

Governing boards of community college districts shall classify as contract employees, those faculty members who have not been classified as regular employees or as temporary employees. The classification shall be made at the time of employment and thereafter in the month of July of each school year. At the time of initial employment during each academic year, each new faculty member shall receive a written statement indicating his or her employment status and the salary that he or she is to be paid. If a community college district hires a faculty member as a temporary employee, the written statement shall clearly indicate the temporary nature of the employment and the length of time for which the person is being employed. If a written statement does not indicate the temporary nature of the employment, the faculty member shall be deemed to be a contract employee of the community college district, unless employed with regular status.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 79. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87478.
  

Except as provided in Sections 87481 and 87482, governing boards of community college districts shall classify faculty employed to fill positions of regularly employed persons absent from service as temporary employees.

After September 1 of any school year, the governing board of a community college district may employ, for the remainder of the school year, in temporary status any otherwise qualified person who consents to be so employed in a position for which no regular employee is available, including persons retired for service under the State Teachers’ Retirement System. Inability to acquire the services of a qualified regular employee shall be demonstrated to the satisfaction of the board of governors.

Any person employed for one complete school year as a temporary employee shall, if reemployed for the following school year in a faculty position, be classified by the governing board as a contract employee and the previous year’s employment as a temporary employee shall be deemed a year of employment as a contract employee for purposes of acquiring regular status.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 80. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87480.
  

Governing boards of community college districts shall classify as temporary employees faculty members, who are employed to serve from day to day during the first three school months of any school term to instruct temporary classes not to exist after the first three school months of any school term or to perform any other duties which do not last longer than the first three school months of any school term, or to instruct in special day and evening classes for adults or in schools of migratory population for not more than four school months of any school term. If the classes or duties continue beyond the first three school months of any school term or four school months for special day and evening classes for adults, or schools for migratory population, the employee, unless a regular employee, shall be classified as a contract employee. The school year may be divided into not more than two school terms for the purposes of this section.

In any district, the governing board may, to prevent the stoppage of district business when an actual emergency arises and persons are not immediately available for contract classification, make an appointment to a position on a temporary basis for a period not to exceed 20 working days. The person so appointed shall be deemed to be a temporary employee who is employed to serve from day to day. Service by a person in such an appointment on a temporary basis shall not be included in computing the service required as a prerequisite to attainment of, or eligibility to, classification as a regular employee of a community college district.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 81. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87481.
  

Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 87478 and 87480, the governing board of a community college district may employ any qualified individual as a temporary faculty member for a complete school year, but not less than one semester or quarter during a school year unless the date of rendering first paid service begins during the second semester or third quarter and prior to March 15th. The employment of these persons shall be based upon the need for additional faculty during a particular semester, quarter, or year because a faculty member has been granted leave for a semester, quarter, or year, or is experiencing long-term illness, and shall be limited, in number of persons so employed, to that need, as determined by the governing board.

Any person employed for one complete school year as a temporary employee shall, if reemployed for the following school year in a vacant faculty position, be classified by the governing board as a contract employee and the previous year’s employment as a temporary employee shall be deemed a year of employment as a contract employee for purposes of acquiring permanent status.

For purposes of this section “vacant position” means a position in which the employee is qualified to serve and which is not filled by a regular or contract employee. It shall not include a position which would be filled by a regular or contract employee except for the fact that such employee is on leave.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 82. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87482.
  

(a) (1) Notwithstanding Section 87480, the governing board of a community college district may employ any qualified individual as a temporary faculty member for a complete school year, but not less than a complete semester or quarter during a school year. The employment of those persons shall be based upon the need for additional faculty during a particular semester or quarter because of the higher enrollment of students during that semester or quarter as compared to the other semester or quarter in the academic year, or because a faculty member has been granted leave for a semester, quarter, or year, or is experiencing long-term illness, and shall be limited, in number of persons so employed, to that need, as determined by the governing board of the community college district.

(2) Employment of a person under this subdivision may be pursuant to contract fixing a salary for the entire semester or quarter.

(b) A person, other than a person serving as clinical nursing faculty and exempted from this subdivision pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (c), shall not be employed by any one district under this section for more than two semesters or three quarters within any period of three consecutive years.

(c) (1) Notwithstanding subdivision (b), a person serving as full-time clinical nursing faculty or as part-time clinical nursing faculty teaching the hours per week described in Section 87482.5 may be employed by any one community college district under this section for up to four semesters or six quarters within any period of three consecutive academic years between July 1, 2007, and December 31, 2015, inclusive.

(2) A community college district that employs faculty pursuant to this subdivision shall provide data to the chancellor’s office as to the number of faculty members hired under this subdivision, and what the ratio of full-time to part-time faculty was for each of the three academic years prior to the hiring of faculty under this subdivision and for each academic year for which faculty is hired under this subdivision. This data shall be submitted, in writing, to the chancellor’s office on or before June 30, 2012.

(3) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall report, in writing, to the Legislature and the Governor on or before September 30, 2012, in accordance with data received pursuant to paragraph (2), the number of community college districts that hired faculty under this subdivision, the number of faculty members hired under this subdivision, and what the ratio of full-time to part-time faculty was for these community college districts in each of the three academic years prior to the operation of this subdivision and for each academic year for which faculty is hired under this subdivision.

(4) A community college district may not employ a person pursuant to this subdivision if the hiring of that person results in an increase in the ratio of part-time to full-time nursing faculty in that district.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 34, Sec. 21. Effective June 20, 2014.)

87482.3.
  

(a) (1) As a condition of receiving funds allocated for the Student Success and Support Program in the annual Budget Act, on or after July 1, 2017, community college districts that do not have a collective bargaining agreement with part-time, temporary faculty in effect as of January 1, 2017, shall commence negotiations with the exclusive representatives for part-time, temporary faculty regarding the terms and conditions required by subdivision (b). The parties shall negotiate these rights for part-time, temporary faculty.

(2) It is the intent of the Legislature that both of the following shall occur:

(A) The adoption of provisions in compliance with subdivision (b) shall be included as part of the usual and customary negotiations between the community college district and the exclusive representative for part-time, temporary faculty.

(B) (i) A community college district shall establish minimum standards for the terms of reemployment preference for part-time, temporary faculty assignments through the negotiation process between the community college district and the exclusive representative for part-time, temporary faculty. These standards shall include all of the following:

(I) The length of time part-time, temporary faculty have served at the community college or district.

(II) The number of courses part-time, temporary faculty have taught at the community college or district.

(III) The evaluations of temporary faculty conducted pursuant to Section 87663 and other related methods of evaluation that can reliably be used to assess educational impact of temporary faculty as it relates to student success.

(IV) The availability, willingness, and expertise of part-time, temporary faculty to teach specific classes or take on specific assignments that are necessary for student instruction or services.

(ii) Additional standards may be considered and established through the negotiation process, as necessary.

(iii) Standards established pursuant to clause (ii) shall reflect the processes and procedures for both of the following:

(I) Assigning part-time, temporary faculty to teach courses or staff nonclassroom assignments.

(II) Evaluating part-time, temporary faculty.

(b) As a condition of receiving funds allocated for the Student Success and Support Program in the annual Budget Act and except as provided in subdivision (d), a community college district described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) and the exclusive representative of the part-time, temporary faculty shall negotiate in good faith all of the following:

(1) The terms of reemployment preference for part-time, temporary faculty assignments based on the minimum standards up to the range of 60 to 67 percent of a full-time equivalent load. These terms shall also contain policies for termination, including, but not limited to, the evaluation process negotiated pursuant to paragraph (2).

(2) A regular evaluation process for part-time, temporary faculty pursuant to the requirements of Section 87663.

(c) A community college district that has a collective bargaining agreement in effect as of July 1, 2017, that has satisfied the requirements of subdivision (b), and that executes a signed written agreement with the exclusive representative of the part-time, temporary faculty acknowledging implementation of subdivision (b), shall be deemed to be in compliance with this section while the bargaining agreement is in effect.

(d) In all cases, part-time faculty assignments shall be temporary in nature, contingent on enrollment and funding, and subject to program changes, and no part-time faculty member shall have reasonable assurance of continued employment at any point, irrespective of the status, length of service, or reemployment preference of that part-time, temporary faculty member.

(Amended (as added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 877) by Stats. 2016, Ch. 891, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2017.)

87482.4.
  

(a) The Legislature finds and declares that, in the state’s community college system, teaching constitutes a greater share of the faculty workload, as compared to the California State University or the University of California systems. California’s community college system requires that a faculty member hold, as a basic qualification, a master’s degree. Furthermore, the community college system uses a different professional review process, as compared to the California State University or the University of California systems.

(b) The California Postsecondary Education Commission shall conduct a comprehensive study of the California Community College system’s part-time faculty employment, salary, and compensation patterns as they relate to full-time community college faculty with similar education credentials and work experience. The study shall include a representative sample of urban, rural, and suburban community colleges in California and shall also refer to similarly situated community colleges in other states.

(c) The study specified in subdivision (b) shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, the addressing of policy options available to achieve pay equity between community college part-time faculty and full-time faculty and shall also include both of the following:

(1) A quantitative analysis examining duties and tasks of part-time faculty as compared to full-time faculty. The duties and tasks examined shall include classroom teaching, preparation, office hours, recordkeeping, student evaluations, recommendations, and other professional practices that compare the similarities and differences between a part-time and full-time faculty position. This quantitative analysis shall also include both of the following:

(A) An examination of whether part-time faculty salaries vary significantly among community colleges and the factors that are associated with any salary differential.

(B) Data concerning the salary compensation pattern for part-time community college faculty in California and in similarly situated community colleges in other states, and the disparity between part-time and full-time compensation for the equivalent education and experience.

(2) An identification of specific policy and fiscal recommendations that would enable the California Community Colleges to achieve a compensation schedule that achieves pay equity for part-time faculty.

(d) The California Postsecondary Education Commission shall, in conducting the study required by this section, consult various representatives of the education community, including the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, community college faculty groups, and other interested parties.

(e) Notwithstanding Section 7550.5 of the Government Code, the California Postsecondary Education Commission shall release the preliminary findings of the study required by this section to the Legislature and the Governor, on or before March 31, 2000, and shall transmit the study to the Legislature and the Governor on or before July 1, 2000.

(f) It is the intent of the Legislature that funding for conducting the study required by this section shall be made available through an appropriation, either in future legislation or in the annual Budget Act, in an amount of up to one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000).

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 738, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2000.)

87482.5.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other law, a person who is employed to teach adult or community college classes for not more than 67 percent of the hours per week considered a full-time assignment for regular employees having comparable duties shall be classified as a temporary employee, and shall not become a contract employee under Section 87604. If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the terms of a collective bargaining agreement in effect on or before January 1, 2009, the provisions of this section shall govern the employees subject to that agreement upon the expiration of the agreement.

(b) Service as a substitute on a day-to-day basis by persons employed under this section shall not be used for purposes of calculating eligibility for contract or regular status.

(c) (1) Service in professional ancillary activities by persons employed under this section, including, but not necessarily limited to, governance, staff development, grant writing, and advising student organizations, shall not be used for purposes of calculating eligibility for contract or regular status unless otherwise provided for in a collective bargaining agreement applicable to a person employed under this section.

(2) This subdivision may not be construed to affect the requirements of subdivision (d) of Section 84362.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 84, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

87482.6.
  

(a) Until the provisions of Section 84750 regarding program-based funding are implemented by a standard adopted by the board of governors that establishes the appropriate percentage of hours of credit instruction that should be taught by full-time instructors, the Legislature wishes to recognize and make efforts to address longstanding policy of the board of governors that at least 75 percent of the hours of credit instruction in the California Community Colleges, as a system, should be taught by full-time instructors. To this end, community college districts which have less than 75 percent of their hours of credit instruction taught by full-time instructors shall apply a portion of the program improvement allocation received pursuant to Section 84755 as follows:

(1) Districts which, in the prior fiscal year, had between 67 percent and 75 percent of their hours of credit instruction taught by full-time instructors shall apply up to 33 percent of their program improvement allocation as necessary to reach the 75 percent standard. If a district in this category chooses instead not to improve its percentage, the board of governors shall withhold 33 percent of the district’s program improvement allocation.

(2) Districts which, in the prior fiscal year, had less than 67 percent of their hours of credit instruction taught by full-time instructors shall apply up to 40 percent of their program improvement allocation as necessary to reach the 75 percent standard. If a district in this category chooses instead not to improve its percentage, the board of governors shall withhold 40 percent of the district’s program improvement allocation.

Districts which maintain 75 percent or more of their hours of credit instruction taught by full-time instructors shall otherwise be free to use their program improvement allocation for any of the purposes specified in Section 84755.

(b) The board of governors shall adopt regulations for the effective administration of this section. Unless and until amended by the board of governors, the regulations shall provide as follows:

(1) In computing the percentage of hours of credit instruction taught by full-time instructors, the hours of overload teaching by full-time instructors shall be excluded from both the total hours of credit instruction taught by full-time and part-time instructors and the total hours of instruction taught by full-time instructors.

(2) A full-time instructor shall be defined as any regular and contract faculty member teaching credit instruction.

(3) The chancellor shall compute and report to each community college district the number of full-time faculty (FTF) which are to be secured through the use of the prescribed portion of program improvement revenue allocated to each district. This computation shall be made by dividing the applicable portion of program improvement revenue (0 percent, 33 percent, or 40 percent of the program improvement allocation), by the statewide average “replacement cost” (a figure which represents the statewide average faculty salary plus benefits, minus the statewide average hourly rate of compensation for part-time instructors times the statewide average full-time teaching load). If the quotient is not a whole number, then the quotient shall be rounded down to the nearest whole number. If this quotient, once applied, will result in the district exceeding the 75 percent standard, the chancellor shall further reduce the quotient to a whole number that will leave the district as close as possible to, but in excess of, the 75 percent standard.

By March 15th of each year, the chancellor shall report to each district an estimate of the number of FTF to be secured based upon the appropriation of revenues contained in the annual Budget Bill.

(4) On or before December 31, 1991, the chancellor shall determine the extent to which each district, by September 30, 1991, has hired the number of FTF determined pursuant to paragraph (3) for the 1989–90 and 1990–91 fiscal years. To the extent that the cumulative number of FTF have not been retained, the chancellor shall reduce the district’s base budget for 1991–92 and subsequent fiscal years by an amount equivalent to the average replacement cost times the deficiency in the number of FTF.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 973, Sec. 35.)

87482.7.
  

(a) The board of governors shall, pursuant to paragraph (6) of subdivision (b) of Section 70901, adopt regulations that establish minimum standards regarding the percentage of hours of credit instruction that shall be taught by full-time instructors.

(b) Upon notification by the board of governors, the Department of Finance shall transfer any money deducted from district apportionments pursuant to the regulations adopted under this section. This money shall be transferred to the Employment Opportunity Fund pursuant to Section 87107.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1169, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2003.)

87482.8.
  

Whenever possible:

(a) Part-time faculty should be informed of assignments at least six weeks in advance.

(b) Part-time faculty should be paid for the first week of an assignment when class is cancelled less than two weeks before the beginning of a semester. If a class meets more than once per week, part-time faculty should be paid for all classes that were scheduled for that week.

(c) The names of part-time faculty should be listed in the schedule of classes rather than just described as “staff.”

(d) Part-time faculty should be considered to be an integral part of their departments and given all the rights normally afforded to full-time faculty in the areas of book selection, participation in department activities, and the use of college resources, including, but not necessarily limited to, telephones, copy machines, supplies, office space, mail boxes, clerical staff, library, and professional development.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 882, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2004.)

87482.9.
  

This section applies only to temporary and part-time faculty within the meaning of Section 87482.5. The issue of earning and retaining of annual reappointment rights shall be a mandatory subject of negotiation with respect to the collective bargaining process relating to any new or successor contract between community college districts and temporary or part-time faculty occurring on or after January 1, 2002.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 850, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2002.)

87483.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision, the governing board of a community college district may establish regulations that allow academic employees to reduce their workload from full-time to part-time duties. The regulations shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following if the employees wish to reduce their workload and maintain retirement benefits pursuant to Section 22713 of this code or Section 20900 of the Government Code:

(a) The employee shall have reached the age of 55 prior to reduction in workload.

(b) The employee shall have been employed full time in an academic position or a position requiring certification qualifications, or both, for at least 10 years of which the immediately preceding five years were full-time employment.

(c) During the period immediately preceding a request for a reduction in workload, the employee shall have been employed full time in an academic position or a position requiring certification qualifications, or both, for a total of at least five years without a break in service. For purposes of this subdivision, sabbaticals and other approved leaves of absence shall not constitute a break in service. Time spent on a sabbatical or other approved leave of absence shall not be used in computing the five-year full-time service requirement prescribed by this subdivision.

(d) The option of part-time employment shall be exercised at the request of the employee and can be revoked only with the mutual consent of the employer and the employee.

(e) The employee shall be paid a salary which is the pro rata share of the salary he or she would be earning had he or she not elected to exercise the option of part-time employment but shall retain all other rights and benefits for which he or she makes the payments that would be required if he or she remained in full-time employment.

The employee shall receive health benefits as provided in Section 53201 of the Government Code in the same manner as a full-time employee.

(f) The minimum part-time employment shall be the equivalent of one-half of the number of days of service required by the employee’s contract of employment during his or her final year of service in a full-time position.

(g) The period of this part-time employment shall not exceed five years for employees subject to Section 20900 of the Government Code or 10 years for employees subject to Section 22713 of this code.

(h) The period of part-time employment of employees subject to Section 20815 of the Government Code shall not extend beyond the end of the college year during which the employee reaches his or her 70th birthday. This subdivision shall not apply to any employee subject to Section 22713 of this code.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 415, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2017.)

87484.
  

(a) In the event a regular employee of a community college district has tenure as a full-time regular employee of the district, any assignment or employment of such employee in addition to his or her full-time regular assignment may be terminated by the governing board of the district at any time.

(b) Any assignment or employment of a contract employee in addition to his or her full-time assignment may be terminated by the governing board of the district at any time.

(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 470, Sec. 372.)

87485.
  

Except as provided in Section 87744, any contract or agreement, express or implied, made by any employee to waive the benefits of this chapter or any part thereof is null and void.

Notwithstanding provisions of this or any other section of this code, governing boards of community college districts may employ persons in academic positions on less than a full-time basis.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 85. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87486.
  

The governing board of any community college district may employ or engage as an independent contractor a suitably skilled person to serve as limited-term or part-time reader assistant in connection with instruction in composition and writing, and in mathematics, to faculty. Any person employed as a reader shall not be deemed to be employed in a faculty position, and, unless otherwise determined by the governing board, shall not be subject to the provisions of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 88000) of Part 51 of this division. The governing board may pay hourly or unit compensation rates as it deems proper for the services rendered. It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this section not to authorize an increase in the number of students who may be assigned to any class, but to provide an opportunity for improvement in the quality of student writing and mathematics abilities through more frequent assignments of compositions and more work in mathematics made possible by the employment of suitably trained persons to assist the instructor in the careful marking and analysis of the students’ work. Furthermore, the means adopted for employing persons as reader assistants is not intended as an encroachment upon the merit system of public employment, but is adopted as the most practical arrangement, since most work of such nature will be done as part-time work and in the home.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 86. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87487.
  

(a) The governing board of any community college district may establish a faculty internship program pursuant to regulations adopted by the board of governors and may employ, as faculty interns within the program, graduate students enrolled in the California State University, the University of California, or any other accredited institution of higher education, or, in vocational and technical fields where a master’s degree is not generally expected or available, persons who are within one year of meeting the regular faculty minimum qualifications. Persons who meet the regular faculty minimum qualifications, but who lack teaching experience, may also be included in internship programs authorized by this section to the extent authorized by the board of governors.

(b) A student employed as a faculty intern shall be employed as a temporary faculty member under Section 87482.5 and shall meet the minimum qualifications for faculty interns set by the board of governors. The board of governors shall adopt regulations to implement faculty intern programs, including requirements for mentoring of each intern.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 155. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87488.
  

Whenever the governing board of a community college district, by formal action, determines that because of impending curtailment of or changes in the manner of performing services, the best interests of the district would be served by encouraging the retirement of academic employees and that the retirement will result in a net savings to the district, an additional two years of service shall be credited under the Defined Benefit Program of the State Teachers’ Retirement Plan to an academic employee pursuant to Section 22714 if all of the conditions set forth in that section are satisfied.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 313, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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