Nepotism Policy 423.01

Johnson County Community College
Series: 400 Personnel
Section: Employee Conduct and Performance

It will be considered a conflict of interest for an employee or Trustee to participate in or influence the recruiting, hiring, evaluation, promotion or disciplinary proceeding of an immediate family member, or for any employee to be hired who would have an immediate family member providing direct supervision or line of supervision authority over a direct supervisor of that employee. When such circumstances arise, the employee/Trustee shall follow the disclosure and restraint on participation provisions of the College’s applicable Conflict of Interest or Code of Ethics Policy. 

No person who is an immediate family member of a Trustee shall be hired as an employee of the College. 

If two employees become immediate family members during their employment at the College and such relationship violates the provisions of this Policy, the College will review the situation on a case-by-case basis and make appropriate reassignments. If the College is unable to accommodate reassignment, the College may require for one employee to end employment at the College.

For purposes of this Policy, immediate family shall mean the spouse, child, father, mother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandparent, grandchild, sister, brother, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, son-in-law or daughter-in-law or any other relative that resides in the same household.


Date of Adoption:
Revised: 10/25/1995, 05/02/1996, 11/16/2017