Washington Signature
[ Search and Navigation ]   [ View Full Site ]
Offices & Services

Human Resources

Human Resources Updates

The Office of Human Resources strives to serve the needs of Washington College employees by providing helpful information and effective communications. This page contains a summary of all updates, policy and procedure changes, events and news relating to Washington College employees. 

Memos and Announcements


Faculty Recruitment Guide

Date: November 11, 2014

Annual Performance Reviews 

Date: May 16, 2014

On-Boarding and Exiting Process Changes

Date: April 8, 2014


Policy Updates

On Call Pay Policy

On call policy is supplemental pay provided to non-exempt staff who, during off duty hours, must remain available for duty on short notice. This policy applies to maintenance mechanic group and the rotating on-call responsibly in Buildings and Grounds.

On Call Pay Policy 

Break Time for Breastfeeding Mothers

In recognition of the well documented health advantages of breastfeeding for infants and mothers and in compliance with federal law, Washington College provides a supportive environment to enable breastfeeding employees to express their milk during work hours. This includes a college-wide lactation support program administered by Office of Human Resources. 

Break Time for Breastfeeding Mothers Policy

Safety and Accident Policies and Procedures

10. Vehicle Damage

Washington College is not responsible for damage that may occur to vehicles while parked on campus. This damage includes (but is not limited to) foul ball strikes or objects cast by lawn mowers. Reports of damage can be made with the Public Safety Office, and reports will be given to the vehicle owner upon request.”



May 5, 2014: All Human Resources recruitment and employment forms now have a fill-able version! Employees are able to type directly into the form and save the completed form. If you experience any errors when using these forms, please contact the Office of Human Resources: hr@washcoll.edu.  

May 16, 2014:

New Form: Volunteer Authorization Form

This form is to be used when hiring a new volunteer. Complete all sections and return to the Office of Human Resources. Volunteers must complete the Volunteer Authorization for Background Check form and pass the criminal background check prior to being able to volunteer on campus. Note: Incomplete authorizations will be returned to the Hiring Official. Once a volunteer has passed the criminal background check, the Office of Human Resources will contact the Hiring Official

Confidentiality and College Agreements Form

This form as been updated to include Health Coverage Options, Policies acknowledgement and lines for user to initial each item.

June 11, 2014:

Staff Employment Authorization Form

This form as been updated to include Grad Class and Meal Plan allowances. 



No Current Benefit Events

December 23rd, 2015

December 24th, 2015

December 25th, 2015

December 26th, 2015

December 27th, 2015

December 28th, 2015

December 29th, 2015

December 30th, 2015

December 31st, 2015

January 1st, 2016

January 2nd, 2016

January 3rd, 2016

March 14th, 2016

March 15th, 2016

March 16th, 2016

March 17th, 2016

March 18th, 2016




By George: November 2014
By George: October 2014
By George: September 2014
By George: August 2014
By George: July 2014
By George: June 2014
By George: May 2014




  • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to improve the health and well being of employees and their dependents through services including information, evaluation, crisis intervention, short-term counseling, and referrals.
  • If there are employees that are no longer working for your department, please complete a Personnel Change Form to terminate their employment.
  • Image preview
    It’s easy to fall in love with Chestertown, a colonial port town with a deep historic heritage, riverfront vistas, and a variety of local restaurants, merchants, and traditions.