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Human Resources Office

Educational Opportunities

Career Related

Career related coursework is employer authorized coursework or training, which has been requested by an employee, and approved by the supervisor and the Director of Human Resources in advance of enrollment, for which reimbursement at the appropriate rate will be made. Currently the employee is reimbursed for basic instructional fee/tuition charges (but not book or supply costs) upon successful completion of the coursework/training. The rate of reimbursement is dependent upon bargaining unit status currently is as follows:

Employer Authorized Coursework Tuition
Classified Non-represented - 100%
Classified represented - 75%

The employee must fill our and submit to the Office of Human Resources a copy of the Job Related/Coursework Training Form before enrollment. After the completion of the course the following must be submitted to Cashier's Office for reimbursement:

1. Signed reimbursement request authorization form.
2. Copy of fee/tuition receipt.
3. Copy of grade slip (proof of successful completion of the course).

Job Related

Job related coursework is training the employer directed which is deemed essential to the continued effectiveness of an employee. That training may occur during scheduled or non-scheduled working hours of the employee.

In either case, time spent in such training should be paid for by the employer. The following guidelines show the appropriate level of reimbursement for job related coursework:

Employer Directed Coursework - Tuition
Classified Non-represented - 100%
Classified Represented - 100%

The employee must fill out and submit to the Office of Human Resources a copy of the Job Related/Coursework Training Form before enrollment. After the completion of the course the following must be submitted to the Cashier's Office for reimbursement:

1. Memo from supervisor explaining that this was employer directed.
2. Signed reimbursement request authorization form.
3. Copy of fee/tuition receipt.
4. Copy of grade slip (proof of successful completion of the course).

 


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