SUPERCEDED Ohio University Policy and Procedure

Retirement System Contributions for Those Contract Employees on Leaves of Absence

SUPERCEDED on February 27, 2005

Current Version




Procedure No.:   41.105

Page No.:        1 of 1

Date Issued:     07/01/80

Issued By:       G. Peebles



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PURPOSE:

To establish policy and procedures for continuing University retirement contributions for those contractual employees on an approved leave of absence.


POLICY:

It is the policy of Ohio University to provide the University retirement contribution for those faculty and administrative staff members while on leave of absence providing:

  1. The leave is consistent with the State Teachers Retirement System and the Public Employees Retirement System regulations permitting service credit while on approved leave of absence.

  2. The faculty or staff member is willing and able to contribute his or her normal retirement contribution for the period of the leave.

  3. That all other avenues of funding the University retirement payments through grants, contracts, or other means have been exhausted.

  4. That the appropriate Executive Officer deems the leave to be of future benefit to the University and the appropriate Executive Officer gives advance written approval for such payment prior to the commencement of the leave. Executive Officers are:

    a. President
    b. Provost
    c. Vice Provost
    d Vice President &;Dean of Students
    e. Vice President for University Relations
    f. Vice President for Operations
    g. Vice Provost for Regional Higher Education


PROCEDURES:

Faculty and other staff personnel who are members of STRS and who have received prior approval for retirement payments should contact the Payroll Office upon return from leave of absence for the purpose of filing a request to purchase service credit for the period of the leave of absence.

Administrative staff personnel who are members of PERS should contact the Personnel Office for procedures to follow in establishing service credit for the time on approved leave of absence.


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Dick Piccard revised this file (http://www.ohiou.edu/policy/s41-105.html) on March 3, 2005.

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