3.6.32 - 3.6.34 Conversion from Fixed Term to Continuing Employment

3.6.32 - 3.6.34 Conversion from Fixed Term to Continuing Employment

3.6.32  A Staff Member on a fixed-term contract may apply to convert his or her employment to continuing employment in their current position provided that the following criteria are met:

(a)  the current contract is the second or subsequent consecutive fixed-term appointment for the Staff Member; or

(b)  the period of fixed-term employment has exceeded a continuous period of three (3) years; and

(c)  the Staff Member was originally appointed following a competitive, merit-based selection process; and

d)  the Staff Member is demonstrating satisfactory performance in the position.

3.6.33  The University will not unreasonably refuse an application for conversion and will respond to an application within four (4) weeks of receipt. If an application is declined, the University will provide written reasons for declining it.

3.6.34  When considering an application for conversion the University must be satisfied that continuing work of the same or substantially similar duties and requisite funding is available.

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