How am I paid?
are paid for actual clock hours scheduled to teach. Counselors/Librarians are paid for hours
worked. Payment for general scheduled
and unscheduled/preparation activities are built into the salary schedule, as
such, there is no funding for prep time (unless you qualify for the office
hours program, #6 below).
When will I get paid
for the courses I teach?
you are teaching a full-term course(s), you will be paid in five equal installments.
If you are teaching a short-term course, you will be paid for that course in
installments that are determined by how many month(s) over which the course
a. ENGL 1A – 03/14/2010-05/10/2010 – will be paid in 3 equal installments on
approximately April 10, May 10th, and June 10th.
b. MATH 101 – 04/30/2010-05/28/2010 – will be paid in 2 equal installments on
approximately May 10th and June 10th.
Your pay advices, stipends, W-2’s and other forms can be found online by
logging in to your MyShasta account and clicking the MyShasta for Faculty link.
Do I earn sick leave?
hourly faculty accrue sick leave at the rate of .06 hours earned for every 1
hour paid. You may view your sick leave balance and leave calendar by
logging into your MyShasta account. If
you are a part-time instructor, you can only use your sick leave for your hours
that you are scheduled to teach. If you
are a part-time counselor/librarian, you may only use your sick time to address
an immediate need.
I am full-time
faculty and teach overload; do I earn sick leave on my overload courses?
Yes, you accrue sick leave on your overload courses. It is kept in a sick leave
bank separate from sick leave accrued through your full-time contract
coursework, and is NOT included in the leave totals shown in MyShasta, or those
appearing on your pay advices. You will be notified of your overload sick leave
balance twice a year.
Do I earn vacation?
Faculty do not accrue and are not entitled to vacation leave.
Am I eligible for
Only courses that have a lecture component and are a 3-unit minimum are
available for office hour payment (up to two eligible courses). Your Hourly
Faculty Technician will notify you early in the semester if you are eligible. In
order to be paid, you will need to return your completed Office Hour
Verification Form signed by your Dean no later than the end of the semester.
Full-time faculty are not eligible for office hours.
How often do I have
to get a TB test? What if I teach only online courses?
Law requires that you have a TB test every four years. The Hourly Faculty
Technician will notify you when you are due for your test. Results of your
reading must be submitted to the Hourly Faculty Technician. If you teach only
online courses, and have NO contact with students, you may submit a declaration
stating so via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I know if I qualify for mileage
The Academic Master Contract Agreement reads as follows:
"Adjunct faculty shall be paid for travel to their class or classes for
mileage beyond 45 miles round trip with a maximum number of 80 paid miles. The
distance is measured from city center to city center."
Please view your contract to see if your classes are eligible for mileage. If you qualify for mileage under the
language, you will receive a mileage invoice that you will need to verify and
sign and return to the Hourly Faculty Technician in order to process your
If you have any questions, please contact:
Shasta College Human Resources Office
Veronica Chaves, Hourly Faculty Technician
Phone: (530) 242-7642
Fax: (530) 225-4990