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Section 100:
Introduction
Section 200:
Hiring and Employment
Section 300:
Employee Relations
Section 400:
Professional Conduct
Section 500:
Employee Development

501: University-sponsored Memberships in Career-related Organizations

502: Orientation, Training and Development

503: Professional Leave


Section 600:
Time Away From Work
Section 700:
Compensation
Section 800:
Work Hours and Pay Practices
Section 900:
Health & Safety
Section 1000:
University Policies
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 Human Resources Manual > Employee Development  > Professional Leave
Policy Number: 503 Effective Date: 11/1/98
New: x Revised:

     
503.0 POLICY PROFESSIONAL LEAVE
     
503.1 STATEMENT Georgetown University has established guidelines concerning support of professional leave for academic and administrative professional employees.
     
503.2 PHILOSOPHY The University will support paid leave for administrative and academic employees for purposes of professional development or for related research and writing.
     
503.3 PROCEDURES An administrative and academic employee who has completed seven years of full time service may be approved for professional leave for purposes of professional development or for related research and writing. 

Professional leave is subject to the approval of the appropriate Executive Vice President, the Provost, or the Senior Vice President if deemed to be in the best interest of the institution. 

Professional leave can be permitted up to ten weeks of leave at full pay. 

The Executive Vice President, the Provost, or Senior Vice President should request a written proposal and follow up report describing the purpose and results of the leave.

     
503.4 RESPONSIBILITY Executive Vice Presidents, the Provost, and the Senior Vice President are responsible for approving or disapproving requests for professional leaves. 
     
503.5 RESOURCE For more information concerning this policy, please contact the office of the appropriate Executive Vice President, the Provost, or the Senior Vice President.



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