2019-2020 Employee Handbook

Working Days and Hours

The work year for all employees is defined as concurrent with the college’s fiscal year that begins at 12:01 a.m. on July 1 and ends at midnight on June 30 of the following year. Workdays for teaching faculty are published annually in the academic calendar. Workdays for administrators and other personnel are published annually in the administrative calendar. These calendars are approved by the District Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the president and can be located at Inside.CF.edu, under Calendars.

During a seven-day week, full-time administrators, counselors, librarians, other professionals and career service employees are required to work 37.5 hours. The majority of these employees work Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. There are varied time periods for librarians, maintenance, custodial and security staff, and some may have shorter weekday schedules in order to perform their duties on the weekend or in the evening.

Summer workweeks for full-time administrators, professionals and career service employees shall consist of a reduced work hours schedule to be performed Monday through Thursday, normally between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. On an annual basis, the president shall establish the beginning and ending dates of summer workweeks.

Part-time employees should not work more than 25.0 hours per week. It is college procedure that all part-time employees must take a lunch break after more than 5 hours of work. For questions regarding work hours for part-time employees, contact the payroll office at 352-854-2322, ext. 1267.

An employee’s work schedule will be determined by the employee and his or her supervisor. Due to the nature of business in certain offices, a number of employees are required to work flexible schedules that may differ from those of their co-workers.