Procedure No. 9.1
Area: Board of Trustees

Adopted: 04/23/96
Revisions Approved:

Description: Retirement

The Board of Trustees does establish and will maintain a continuing network of support through a series of practices and activities which will be of mutual benefit to retired employees and Atlantic Cape Community College.

A. Criteria to qualify as a retired employee:

  1. Ten years of employment at the time of retirement.
  2. Announced intention of retirement at time of separation from active service at Atlantic Cape Community College.
  3. Application filed for retirement benefits in accordance with State of New Jersey Division of Pension regulations.

B. Office of Retired Employee Advocate

The College will provide space for an Office of Retired Employee Advocate. The office will be staffed on a volunteer basis by retirees and will receive advisory support from Human Resources. The functions of this office will be:

  1. Maintenance of a current address list of retirees.
  2. Insure that retirees are informed of activities of interest e.g. college announcements, publications, course schedules, events. etc.
  3. Encourage participation in scholarship contributions, special funds, and events.
  4. Provide advice and counsel on benefits of interest to retirees.
  5. Assure that invitations are extended to employees entering retired status for recognition by the Board of Trustees.
  6. Assist in determining ways retirees can participate or become involved with Atlantic Cape activities as volunteers, consultants, or advisory members of appropriate committees.

C. Available Services and Facilities

  1. Retirees will have access to and use of the College Learning Resources Center on a space available basis.
  2. Xerox-type reproduction equipment for personal use of the retiree at cost through the facilities of the Office of Retired Employee Advocate.
  3. Athletic facilities, including tennis courts, may be utilized on a space available basis.
  4. A discount at the College bookstore will be available to the retiree upon presentation of College I.D.
  5. Special arrangements for use of other facilities may be requested through the Office of Retire Employee Advocate.
D. Organization of Atlantic Cape Retired Employees
  1. As stated in paragraph B, Atlantic Cape Community College will support the establishment of the Office of Retired Employee Advocate to establish a liaison between the College and the Organization of Atlantic Cape Retired Employees.

E. Part-time Teaching

  1. The College may offer qualified retirees employment in teaching on a semester part-time basis.
  2. Retirees will notify the Office of Retired Employee Advocate if they are interested in part-time teaching.

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