Released Time for Testing, Interviewing, and Training

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[The following was approved on May 23, 1996, with amendments on June 27, 1996, in accordance with provisions set forth in SIU Board of Trustees 2 Policies C.]

Released time may be granted to employees for testing or interviewing or participation in such university-sponsored training and development activities as will enhance the employee's effectiveness and productivity. In order to qualify for released time, the employee must provide appropriate prior notification and obtain the approval of the department supervisor. Released time for the above purposes shall not be charged to vacation.

Employees being tested or interviewed for other positions on campus, preferring not to disclose the reason for the absence, may request the use of vacation.