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Flexible Work Arrangement

Telework, Compressed Work Week, Flex Time and Job Share

Purdue recognizes that because of its unique and diverse work environment, flexible work arrangements will not apply in all situations. Therefore, flexible work guidelines are offered to help supervisors and employees create an arrangement that can support the institutional goals and improve employee satisfaction.

Flexible Work Guidelines

Whether you are an employee interested in applying for a flexible work arrangement, or a manager/supervisor considering your employees' requests, this Web site will support you with instructions, required documents, and tools to complete the process.

Employees

Supervisors/managers

Information and tools

  • Flexible Work Definitions
    Definitions and examples of the different types of flexible work arrangements available.
  • Flexible Work Proposal
    A guide for employees in preparing a formal proposal to initiate a flexible work arrangement
  • Flexible Work Guidelines
    Terms and conditions which apply to employees initiating a flexible work arrangement.
  • Flexible Work Agreement
    An agreement form outlining the specifics of the flexible work arrangement. This form must be signed by the employee, supervisor/manager, and department head/designee.
  • Telework Agreement
    An agreement form outlining the specifics of the telework arrangement. This form must be signed by the employee, supervisor/manager, and department head/designee.
  • Work Suitability Assessment
    An assessment tool that will help the employee and his/her supervisor/manager determine which parts of the employee's job can be performed when using a flexible work arrangement.
  • Telework Safety, Workspace and Data Security Checklist
    Guidelines for establishing a home or other remote work station. Includes important safety considerations for the telework arrangement.
  • Flexible Work Evaluation
    An evaluation tool intended for use in evaluating the employee's performance in the flexible work arrangement.
  • Business Office Memorandum No. 178
    Flexible Work Schedules for Biweekly-Paid Staff and Operations/Technical Assistants as Subject to the Fair Labor Standard Act
  • Business Office Memorandum No. 154
    Reduced clerical and service staff employment of 9, 10, or 11 months.
  • Transportation Alternatives
    Take advantage of current transit options to save money.

Flexible Work: Frequently Asked Questions

Resources and Contacts