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KANSAS STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND

EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

 

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SECTION 1:  HANDBOOK INTRODUCTION

1.1 Welcome Statement
1.2 History of KSSB
1.3 School Vision
1.4 School Mission
1.5 Handbook Purpose
1.6 Methods of Communication
1.7 Human Resources Department

SECTION 2:  GOVERNING PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT

2.1 Policies of the Kansas State Board of Education and KSSB
2.2 Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action & Title IX Policies
2.3 KSSB Code of Ethics
Staff- Student Relations
2.4 Americans with Disabilities ACT of 1990

SECTION 3:  GENERAL STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

3.1 Social Networking
3.2 Violence in the Workplace
Bullying
3.3 KSSB Promotes Diversity
3.4 Professional Conduct
3.5 Reporting of Child Abuse
3.6 Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) - Used only in rare, specific occasions
Required Emergency Safety Intervention Documentation
Parent Notification
Debriefing
Reporting to KSDE
3.7 KSSB Work Rules
3.8 Video Surveillance

SECTION 4:  HEALTH AND SAFETY

4.1 Directions for Fire Drills/Alarms
4.2 Directions for Tornado and Intruder Drills/Alarms
4.3 Inclement Weather
Inclement Weather School Closing Guidelines and Procedure
Inclement Weather Plan Essential Personnel (Students on campus)
Inclement Weather Plan (No students on campus)
4.4 KSD Crisis Management Plan
4.5 Maintenance Requests
4.6 Health Services/Infirmary/Accidents 20
Injury Report/Workers' Compensation Forms
4.7 Safety Conscious Staff & Students
4.8 Smoking Policy
4.9 Drug Screening

SECTION 5:  USE OF COMPANY PROPERTY

5.1 State Vehicles
5.2 KSSB Vehicles/Requests
5.3 Personal Liability for Damages to State Vehicles
5.4 Mileage Logs in State Vehicles
5.5 Respect for Privacy
5.6 State Property
5.7 Inventory Control of Consumable Supplies
5.8 Inventory Control of Capital Assets

>SECTION 6: BUILDING ACCESS & ID BADGES

6.1 ID Badges
6.2 Key Requests
6.3 Parking Permits
6.4 Parking
6.5 Campus Visitors
6.6 Intruders on Campus - Safety First (Refer to the Crisis Cascade)
6.7 Locked Doors - Keep Your Area Secure

SECTION 7:  HUMAN RESOURCES INFORMATION

7.1 Introduction
7.2 Kansas Civil Service
7.3 Legal Representation
7.4 Personnel Files
7.5 Grievances
7.6 Nepotism
7.7 Outside Employment
7.8 Promotions/Transfers
7.9 Resignations/Terminations
7.10 Sexual Harassment
7.11 Substance Abuse
7.12 Disciplinary Process

SECTION 8:  PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS

8.1 Classified / Unclassified Non-Teaching Staff
8.2 Certified Teaching Staff

SECTION 9:  PAYROLL

9.1 Work Schedule
9.2 Paydays/Payroll Periods/Payroll Entry
9.3 Compensation
Classified Employees
Unclassified Employees
9.4 Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
9.4(a) OVERTIME
9.4(b) Compensatory Time & Holiday Compensatory Time
9.5 Shift Differential

SECTION 10:  BENEFITS

10.1 Introduction
10.2 Holidays
10.3 Discretionary Day
10.4 Personal Days
10.5 Group Health Insurance
10.6 Life Insurance
10.7 Disability Insurance
10.8 Shared Leave
10.9 Sick Leave
Sick Leave Table for Nonexempt Employees
SICK LEAVE TABLE FOR EXEMPT EMPLOYEES
SICK LEAVE PAYOUT AT RETIREMENT
10.10 Vacation Leave
Vacation Leave/Designated Employees Only
VACATION LEAVE TABLE FOR NONEXEMPT EMPLOYEES
VACATION LEAVE TABLE FOR EXEMPT EMPLOYEES
10.11 Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
10.12 Military Leave
10.13 Funeral Leave
10.14 Extended Leave of Absence
10.15 Jury Duty
10.16 Official Leave
10.17 Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) 49
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TIER 2
TIER 3
10.18 Miscellaneous Benefits

SECTION 11:  ORGANIZATIONS

11.1 Kansas Organization of State Employees (KOSE)

SECTION 12:  GENERAL INFORMATION

12.1 Professional Development
12.2 Notary
12.3 Political Activity
12.4 Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
12.5 Mail
12.6 Meals
12.7 Official Bulletin Board (Human Resources)
12.8 Employee Bulletin Board