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Office of Human Resources

Employee Handbook

This handbook has been designed to provide current and prospective employees with general information about the policies and procedures at Minot State University (MSU).

This handbook is not intended to create, nor be interpreted as creating, a contract between MSU and any of its employees. Policies and procedures are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of MSU. MSU will make every effort to update employees as changes take place. It is every employee's responsibility to access this information and comply with any changes.

1.0 (603.2) Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination

  "EEO is the Law" Poster (PDF)

1.05 (308.1) Code of Conduct

1.1 (603.1) Anti-Harassment 

1.2 Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct

1.25 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

1.3 (607.4) Sick and Dependent Leave; Family Leave

(1.3) Sick Leave - Faculty

(7) Sick Leave - Staff

(22) Family (FMLA) Leave  "Employee Rights" Poster

1.4 (820) Employee Tuition Waiver

(820) Spouse and Dependent Tuition Waiver

1.5 (602.3) Criminal History Background Checks

1.6 (604.3) Performance Development Reviews

2.5 (8) Worker's Compensation

2.6 (12) Overtime

2.7 (2) Annual Leave

2.8 (15) Vacancy Procedures

2.9 (611.4) Conflict of Interest

3.0 Veterans' Preference

3.1 Appointments

3.2 Payment of Wages and Salary 

3.3 Work Schedules

Voluntary Reduction in Work-Schedule

3.4 Rounding Procedures for Work Hours and Leave

3.5 Working at Home

3.6 Staff Senate Participation

3.8 Temporary/Part-Time Staff Employment Wage

3.9 Wellness Clubs Policy - (Wellness Program Enrollment Form)

3.10 Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

3.11 Cancellation, Closure or Delayed Opening Procedure

Risk Management Policies/Procedures

4.1 Loss Control Committee 

4.2 Incident Reporting

4.3 Emergency Notification Systems 

4.4 General Safety

4.5 Snow Removal

4.6 Substance Abuse 

4.7 Fire

4.8 Natural Disaster

4.10 Bomb Threats

4.11 Workplace Violence

4.13 Computer Use Policy - (MSU Social Networks Policy)

Safe Operating Procedures

General Housekeeping

Office Environment

Ergonomics

First Aid

Preventing Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Reporting Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Evacuation Plans

Lifting Safety

Electrical Safety

Slips, Trips, and Falls

General Vehicle Safety

Motor Vehicle Operations

Claims Management Program