Lab Monitor Information

Lab Monitor Student Worker Information

Schedule: Students are assigned a weekly work schedule which is based on the number of hours needed to earn all of their work-study grant. Students are expected to work the same number of hours each week. Your schedule will be the same each week with the exception of exam week. Your hours will change during the exam period depending on your exam schedule. Instructions on changing your schedule for exam week will be given out a month prior to the end of the semester.

Punctuality - Students are required to report for work promptly at the assigned times and be prepared to begin working immediately. You must call the library at (802)860-2717 if you are going to be more than 10 minutes late for work. Consistant problems with punctuality may lead to dismissal.

Illness - If a student is ill and cannot come to work, they MUST notify their supervisor as soon as possible. If a student is too ill to call, they should have a friend or roommate make the call. Please call (802) 860-2717 and ask to speak with a supervisor. Do not leave a message with the person who answers the phone. Also, do not send an e-mail on evenings or weekends for the day supervisor.

Other Absences/Substitutions - Since students are assigned their schedule at the beginning of each semester the following guidelines must be followed if a student is unable to work:

  1. Notify the shift supervisor immediately at (802) 860-2717.
  2. You allowed to take time off using the Time Card-Payroll Falsification
  3. Please read the Planned Absence Rules before filling out the form.
  4. The only way to make-up the time is to substitute for someone else.


  1. Library Circulation Student Workers get paid bi-weekly. The payroll system is called Workday located on the under "current students."
  2. You must submit your payroll before 11 a.m. on the Monday payroll is due. You will get paid that Friday. The pay dates are listed on the homepage of the wiki.
  3. Your pay check will either be mailed to your local address, or sent to you through direct deposit.


  1. You are allowed a paid 15 minute break for every 4 consecutive hours you work. You right down your time on a clip board in the office located on the cork board. Anytime over the 15 minutes will be deducted from your paycheck. People working shifts shorter than 4 hours may take a break. However, this information would be reported online through the Workday payroll system.
  2. Your break must be approved by a supervisor.

Socializing: Non-work conversations should be kept to a minimum while on duty. Visitors must be asked to leave after a short time.

Cell Phone: Cell phones should be turned off while you are at work.

Dress Code: Although the library does not have a specific dress code, students are expected to dress in a manner appropriate for their work area. Please no clothing with holes.

Work Area: You must punch out to leave the lab monitor desk for personal reasons. Student who leave the desk for personal reasons without punching out will be asked to leave their employment. You will also lose your work-study for the rest of time you are at Champlain Colleg. See time card - payroll falsification

Performance: Supervisors will speak with a student deemed negligent in any of their responsibilities. If the problem persists, warning letters will be issued. The third warning received within one academic year will be a termination notice. For exceptions to this rule is "Grounds for Immediate Dismissal" listed below.

CONFIDENTIALITY: Under state law, all library transactions are private and confidential. No information about accounts or transactions my be given out for any reason. Students who receive a request for such information should immediately notify their supervisor. Any breach of confidentiality will result in immediate termination of employment with the library.

Grounds for immediate dismissal include but are not limited to dishonesty, time card - payroll falsification, breach of confidentiality or conduct that is unethical or injurious to the college or to members of the college community.

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