Dual Employment

Administrative Rule
Council: Administrative Services Council
Board Policy Reference: DC, Employment Practices
Effective date: 05/07/24

Value Statement

The Austin Community College District (“ACC” or “the College”) values the talents of its faculty and staff and appreciates that many employees have the expertise and the desire to contribute to the College. Employees are expected to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the primary position for which they were hired.


  1. Primary Position – An employee’s benefits-eligible position.
  2. Secondary Position – Any employment assignment other than the Primary Position.

Administrative Rule

  1. Employees may not be simultaneously assigned to more than one benefits-eligible position.
  2. Exempt employees holding a Primary Position may be hired for adjunct faculty or hourly instructor positions. The Secondary Position and its duties may not conflict with or require adjustment to that employee’s customary working hours in their Primary Position without the approval of the supervisor of the Primary Position.
  3. Non-exempt employees holding a Primary Position may not be employed in a Secondary Position. Human resources shall implement controls to detect and prevent dual assignments for non-exempt employees.
  4. Adjunct faculty who do not hold a Primary Position may hold hourly assignments as long as those assignments comply with AR 4.0402.01 Employment of Hourly Personnel.

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