Oregon Statutes - Chapter 332 - Local Administration of Education - Section 332.505 - Employment and compensation of personnel; written personnel policies.

(1) A district school board may:

(a) Employ a superintendent of schools and necessary assistant superintendents for the district and fix the terms and conditions of employment and the compensation. The district school board shall not contract with a superintendent for more than a period of three years at a time. The contract shall automatically expire at the end of its term. However, the district school board may elect to issue a subsequent contract for an additional three years at any time.

(b) Employ personnel, including teachers and administrators, necessary to carry out the duties and powers of the board and fix the duties, terms and conditions of employment and the compensation.

(c) Compensate district employees in any form which may include, but shall not be limited to, insurance, tuition reimbursement and salaries.

(d) Employ educational assistants and intern teachers subject to the rules of the State Board of Education.

(2) The district school board shall maintain written personnel policies at least one copy of which shall be placed in the library and one copy in the business office of every school in the district. Copies shall be available for inspection by any school employee or member of the public.

(3) The superintendent of the school district shall cause each employee to be specifically informed of the existence and availability of the personnel policies. [Formerly 332.320 and then 332.135; 1971 c.519 §1; 1975 c.770 §27; 1993 c.45 §56; 1997 c.864 §16]

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