Section 16-60-111.5

Link to law: http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/alison/codeofalabama/1975/16-60-111.5.htm
Published: 2015

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Section 16-60-111.5

Section 16-60-111.5Chancellor to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Postsecondary Education Department; powers and duties.

The Chancellor shall act as Chief Executive Officer of the Postsecondary Education Department of the State Board of Education and will direct all matters involving the junior colleges and trade schools within the policies of the State Board of Education. The Chancellor shall:



(1) Execute and enforce the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education governing the junior colleges and trade schools.



(2) Interpret the rules and regulations of the board concerning the junior colleges and trade schools.



(3) Administer the office of the Chancellor and appoint to positions of employment such professional, clerical, and other assistants, including specialists and consultants, on a full-or part-time basis as may be needed to assist the Chancellor in performing the duties of the office of the Chancellor. The number of employees, their compensation and all other expenditures of the office of the Chancellor shall be within the limits of a budget for the office of the Chancellor which shall be approved by the board. The Chancellor and all employees of the office of the Chancellor shall not be subject to or governed by the provisions of the state Merit System law but shall be entitled to all benefits accruing to Merit System employees including the right to accumulate leave and participate in the Teachers' Retirement System under the same terms and conditions as employees of the State Department of Education.



(4) Have the authority to take any and all actions necessary and proper to administer policies, rules and regulations of the board in carrying out its responsibility for the management and operation of the junior colleges and trade schools.



(5) Prepare, or cause to be prepared, an annual report of the State Board of Education on the activities of the Postsecondary Education Department and shall submit on the first day of December, or as early thereafter as practicable, the same to the board for its approval and adoption. He shall also prepare, or cause to be prepared, all other reports which are or may be required of the board.



(6) Prepare, or cause to be prepared, and submit for approval by the State Board of Education such budget for each quadrennium, or for such other period as may be fixed by the Department of Finance or other duly authorized body.



(7) Prepare, or cause to be prepared, and submit for approval and adoption by the State Board of Education such legislative measures as are in his opinion needed for the further development and improvement of the junior colleges and trade schools.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-486, p. 805, §8.)