Employment of More than One Member of Household

Reason for Policy: 

This policy outlines the University’s position regarding employment of more than one member of a household.

Entities Affected by this Policy: 

All employees of the university.

Responsible Office: 

For questions about this policy, please contact Human Resources at 541-346-3159.

Enactment & Revision History: 

02 September 2015 - Technical revisions enacted by the university secretary

01 July 2014 - Became a University of Oregon Policy by operation of law

Former Oregon Administrative Rule Chapter 580 Division 22, Section 0050


Employment of More than One Member of a Household

(1) In appointing academic staff members, the University seeks those persons most qualified to fulfill its teaching, research and service obligations. Accordingly, members of the same family may be appointed to academic staff positions when it has been determined that they are the most qualified candidates for the positions.

(2) No academic staff member, without prior permission of the immediate supervisor, shall participate in employment decisions, supervision or grievance adjustment concerning or involving the staff member's spouse, child or stepchild.

Original Source: 
Oregon Administrative Rule