Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 63.30
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date March 19, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Virginia Tech
OP-T2-30: Condensed Work Week

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Hal Irvin
Associate Vice President
Human Resources
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Does the institution offer a condensed work week option for employees? The institution does not have to offer the option to all employees in order to earn this credit.:

A brief description of the program:

Condensed work week and other alternate scheduling options fall under Virginia Tech Policy 4300, Hours of Work, which applies to all University and Classified Staff, as well as Administrative/Professional Faculty*. Implementation is facilitated by a set of guidelines which address related issues such as leave, performance expectations, characteristics of appropriate positions and more. Step by step checklists for supervisors and employees provide a ‘road map’ for interested parties, and the on-line agreement form automatically routes employees’ completed forms to supervisors for approval, then to a central location where all active and pending agreements can be viewed by users and program coordinator.

Announcements and articles regarding condensed work week and other alternate scheduling options appear in VT News regularly, and informational lunchtime programs featuring supervisors and employees currently involved in successful arrangements are made available. The program coordinator will meet with employees and/or supervisors upon request.

* It is accepted practice for Teaching and Research Faculty to carry out their work with varied schedules, including evenings. A formal telework agreement is not required in such situations.

The website URL where information about the program is available:

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