G7.02 Employee Handbook for Administrative, Professional, and Support Staff Employees
This handbook has been prepared by the Office of Human Resources as a guide to inform
Missouri State University employees of their responsibilities and benefits. This is
the handbook of employment policies and procedures. Employees are strongly encouraged
to read this handbook and keep it available for reference. Every attempt has been
made to ensure that this handbook is complete and that the policies and procedures
contained herein conform to local, state and federal requirements, as well as to recognized
principles of employment practices and standards. Employees who have questions about
employment policies or procedures that are not answered in this handbook should contact
their supervisor, departmental administrator or the Office of Human Resources for
assistance. This handbook also is available on the Missouri State University website
It is our sincere hope that all Missouri State University employees find their employment
to be both personally and professionally rewarding. To this end, our goal is to create
a work environment which is fair to all employees and which is conducive to the attainment
of excellence in supporting the university's vital mission. All Missouri State University
employees should understand the university's mission and be dedicated to the ultimate
goal of providing the very best educational experience possible for the men and women
attending Missouri State University.
We sincerely hope employees find opportunity and satisfaction in their work and become
valuable and loyal members of the Missouri State University campus community.
This handbook is not a contract of employment. Administrative, professional, and support staff employees
are employed at the will of the Board of Governors. Employment may be terminated at
any time, with or without cause, subject only to any rules or policies the Governors
may have approved. The university retains the right to change, modify, suspend, interpret,
or cancel in whole or in part any of its published or unpublished policies or practices
without advance notice. If handbook statements are found to be in conflict with existing
or future state or federal laws, regulations, policies or procedures, such rules shall
supersede and prevail over the handbook statements. This edition of the Employee Handbook supersedes previous editions of the Employee Handbook.
Regulations and policies contained herein shall cover all administrative, professional,
and support staff employed by Missouri State University. Policies pertaining to faculty
members are in the Faculty Handbook.
Employee handbook policies
Employee handbook policies include: