Lansing Community Library

27 Auburn Road
Lansing, NY 14882
Phone: 607 533 4939
Fax: 607 533 7196

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HOURS

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10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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PERSONNEL POLICY

FULL­TIME EMPLOYEES  |  Salary and Hours Employees other than Library Manager

  • Employees working thirty­five (35) or more hours per week are to be considered full­time.

  • Employees will serve a probationary period of three (3) months before becoming permanent employees of the library. From Tompkins County Civil Service “Probationary Term” Every employee must serve a probationary period. For all classes it is a minimum of eight and a maximum of 52 weeks. Termination in LESS than eight weeks can take place but only for serious infractions and only after following the due process procedures outlined in section 75. AFTER eight weeks and before 52 weeks an employee can be terminated for unsatisfactory service without prior notification. No civil service employee is permanent until they have passed probation.

  • Employees’ hours are determined by the Board of Trustees (BT) on recommendation from the Personnel Committee and the Library Manager (LM).

  • Employees are paid bi­monthly at an hourly rate.

  • Library Manager

  • The LM will serve a probationary period of six (6) months before becoming a permanent employee of the library.

  • The LM’s workweek is comprised of thirty­five (35) hours; salary to be paid bi­monthly.

BENEFITS |  Social Security and Medicare
  • The library will pay the employer’s portion of FICA and Medicare for all its employees. Retirement

  • The library through the State of New York provides a retirement plan for the LM only. Compensatory Time

  • LM’s compensatory time (CT) may be taken in lieu of monetary compensation for overtime.

  • CT accumulated by employees can not be carried over into the next year, will be approved by the Personnel Committee and taken at the convenience of the library.

LEAVE  |  Holidays

Salaried employees will have the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Martin Luther King Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (all day), Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve

Personal Leave 

  • Paid personal leave for full­time employees will be granted from the beginning of the first full calendar month of employment. Personal leave will be granted at the rate of three (3) days each year.

  • Up to twelve (12) unused personal leave days can be carried over into the next calendar year.

Family Leave

  • Leave without pay will be granted for three (3) months post delivery or upon the adoption of a child.

  • Leave for other family or medical needs will be negotiated with the BT.

Education Leave

  • Employees are encouraged to attend workshops and mini­courses to enhance their professional skills. These may be considered as part of the work week and may not need to be made up. Sick Leave

  • Unused sick leave may be accumulated, up to a total of twelve (12) days, at a rate of three (3) days per year.

  • Sick leave will be forfeited when employment ceases. Jury Duty

  • If it appears that a salaried employee will be out for jury duty more than five (5) days, salary compensation will be reviewed by the BT.

Vacation
  • Salaried employees begin accruing paid vacation upon employment. At the end of the first full year of employment, an employee will have accrued two (2) weeks of vacation time. Two (2) weeks per year is the maximum vacation during the first three (3) years of employment, except for carry­overs (see below).

  • At the end of three (3) full years of employment, a full­time employee is entitled to three (3) weeks of vacation per year.

  • No paid vacation can be taken during the first six (6) months of employment. Accrued vacation may be taken during the second six (6) months only at the discretion of the Library Manager or the Personnel Committee.

  • For this vacation policy, a “week” is defined as the number of hours a salaried employee regularly works each week.

 

PART­ TIME EMPLOYEES  |   Salary and Hours

  • Part­time employees work less than thirty­five (35) hours a week

  • Part­time employees will serve a probationary period of three (3) months before becoming permanent employees of the library.

  • Part­time employees’ work schedules and number of working hours are determined by the BT on recommendation from the Personnel Committee and the LM.

  • Part­time employees are paid biweekly at an hourly rate.

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BENEFITS |  Social Security and Medicare

  • Same as for full­time employees. Retirement

  • There is no retirement plan for part­time employees.

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LEAVE  |  Holidays

  • Part­time employees will be paid if the holiday falls on their regularly scheduled workday.

Personal Leave

  • Personal leave for part­time employees is to be negotiated by LM and BT. Family Leave

  • Personal leave for part­time employees is to be negotiated by LM and BT. Education Leave

  • Personal leave for part­time employees is to be negotiated by LM and BT. Weather

  • Part time employees will be paid if the library is closed for a weather related condition on a day they are regularly scheduled

Sick Leave

Part­time employees are not granted sick leave. Jury Duty

Same as for full­time employees. Vacation

Part­time employees are not granted vacation. ALL STAFF

 

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION 

  • Performance evaluations are confidential, are to be kept on file in the library, and will be made available only to the BT and the LM.

  • Performance evaluation of the LM will be done by the Personnel Committee. A written evaluation must be signed and dated by all members of the Personnel Committee and the LM.

  • Performance evaluation of each employee will be done by the LM. A written report that has been signed and dated by the LM and the employee is to be presented to the Personnel Committee.

  • Performance evaluations will be conducted annually and any increase in compensation will take effect in the new calendar year with the first January pay period, on or about January 15.

  • New employees who have not yet completed their six month probationary period (hired after June 30) will not be eligible for any compensation increase until the probationary period is complete, although the Board reserves the right to implement a mid­year pay increase if special circumstances arise.

 

TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT, RESIGNATION

The LM must give four (4) weeks written notice of intention to resign.

All other employees must give two (2) weeks written notice.

Retirement

 The LM should give the BT at least three (3) months written notice of intention to retire. Dismissal

 Employee dismissal will be conducted in accordance with civil service rules and regulations.

REVIEW OF PERSONNEL POLICIES

  • These policies are subject to an annual review by the Personnel Committee.

  • Changes must be approved by the BT. Voted on and approved September 25, 2013.

Voted on and approved September 25, 2013.