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Relationships between members of the Essex County College community and individuals, and entities, outside the College have become increasingly numerous and complex. In order to maintain the public’s confidence in the integrity of the College, the successful operation and reputation of Essex County College, the institution must be guided by principles of fair dealing and ethical conduct of its officers and employees.
When used in this Regulation, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
“Board” means the Board of Trustees of the College.
“College Matter” means any award, bid, claim, contract, application, license, proceeding, resolution or transaction involving the College or which requires any official action by the Board of Trustees or employees.
“Continuing Outside Employment” or “Additional Job” means outside (external) employment activity which requires that the employee render services, furnish goods or devote time to another employer on a recurring basis. Continuing outside employment or Additional Job does not include an isolated commitment to serve as a guest lecturer or a singular instance of providing service or labor. Continuing Outside Employment and Additional Job are used interchangeably in this Regulation.
“Immediate Family” means the spouse, domestic partner, natural or adopted child, grandchild, parent or sibling of the employee.
“Interest” means when the conduct of an employee may have the effect of directly or indirectly conferring a pecuniary benefit on that employee, an immediate family member of that employee, an organization or any entity which that employee is an officer, director, member, or shareholder.
“Person or Party” means any natural person, association, corporation, estate, partnership, proprietorship, trust or other legal entity.
Responsible Official(s): Executive Director of Human Resources
Regulation History: 9/03; 5/22
Reference (s): N.J.A.C. 9A:3-1.1 et seq.; N.J.S.A.18A:3B-14(e); N.J.S.A. 52:13D-12 et seq.