Policy B3
Policy Name: Approval of New Divisions, Departments, and Administrative and Academic Positions; Definition of Duties
Responsibility for Maintenance: Office of the President

I. Policy Statement  

The creation of new Onondaga Community College divisions, departments, administrative positions/titles and academic positions/titles, the structural modification of existing divisions, departments and positions, and the specification of the duties of such units and positions, shall be approved in accordance with the procedures set forth in this policy.

II. Reason for Policy  

The New York State Education Law and applicable regulations of the New York State Education Department specify approvals required for the establishment and structural modification of community college divisions, departments, administrative positions and academic positions, and the specification of the duties of such units and positions. This policy is intended to ensure that proposals for reorganization involving such matters are approved in a manner consistent with these regulatory requirements.

III. Applicability of the Policy  

All College employees involved in the strategic and organizational planning process should be familiar with this policy.

IV. Related Documents  

  • New York State Education Law § 6306
  • New York State Education Department regulations, 8 NYCRR §§ 604.2(b)(2); 604.3(b)(5)
  • Onondaga Community College Faculty Contract
  • Bylaws of the Board of Trustees of Onondaga Community College
  • Onondaga Community College Academic Rules
  • Onondaga Community College Policy B2 Strategic Planning 

V. Contacts  

Subject

Office Name

Title or Position

Telephone Number

Email/URL

Submission of suggested revisions to Strategic Plan

Office of the President

President

(315) 498-2211

president@sunyocc.edu  

Suggestions through administrative channels

Applicable Division Head or Department Head

 

Various

Various


VI. Procedures  

Proposals for creation of new divisions, departments, administrative positions/titles and academic positions/titles, the modification of existing divisions, departments and positions, and/or the specification of the duties of such units and positions may be submitted through the College’s strategic planning process, or to an employee’s division or department head. The President shall review such proposals and submit to the Board of Trustees those proposals s/he deems advisable. The Board shall have ultimate responsibility for approving or rejecting the proposals.


 

Approved by OCC Board of Trustees April 3, 2006