Employment of Relatives

Policy ID

032-0019

Effective Date

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Division

Finance & Administration

Office of Primary Responsibility

Office of Human Resources (HR)

Summary of Policy

This policy states that employees should not hire or directly supervise family members, or participate in institutional decisions concerning family members with several exceptions.

Affected Parties

All Groups

Policy Statement

Dartmouth College
Employment Policies and Procedures
Policy last updated:  October 2020

Employment of Relatives/Nepotism

Employees should not hire or directly supervise family members, or participate in institutional decisions concerning family members, unless (a) the hiring has been approved in advance by the responsible Dean or Vice President, (b) the Dean or Vice President has determined that procedures to avoid or reasonably manage conflicts of interest are feasible, and (c) such procedures have been put into place.