ERIC Number: ED435328
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Administrative Procedures for Small Institutions. Second Edition.
Mathews, Keith W., Ed.
This guide offers sample administrative procedures and policies that can be used by small colleges and universities to prepare or revise administrative procedures manuals. The sample procedures and policies offered here have been compiled from a review of many manuals from many different institutions, and vary from the general to the specific. Material is presented in six sections: (1) "Billing, Collections, and Cash Management"; (2) "Budgeting and Accounting"; (3) "Employee Benefits"; (4) "Facilities Management"; (5) "Human Resources;" and (6) "Purchasing and General Services." Examples of some of the specific procedures outlined include the following: bookstore transactions; delinquent account collections and bad debt write-offs; monthly payment options and loan plans; budget preparation process; capital budgeting; overhead; travel expenses; employee benefits for independent colleges; health insurance; nondiscrimination rules; parental and adoption leave; retiree and survivor group health insurance; employment termination, retirement benefits; tax-sheltered annuities; construction administration, parking, remodeling and reallocation request; use of campus facilities; affirmation action; conflict of interest; grievance procedure and problem-referral procedure; job classification systems; job posting and job hotline, promotion, sexual harassment; copying and copyrights; independent contractor payments; mail services; printing and graphic services, records management; telecommunication services. (CH)
Descriptors: Accounting, Administration, Administrator Guides, Budgeting, Educational Finance, Employment Practices, Facilities, Fringe Benefits, Higher Education, Human Resources, Personnel Management, Personnel Policy, Purchasing, Small Colleges
National Association of College and University Business Officers, P.O. Box 362, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0362. Tel: 301-362-8198.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.