Human Resources: Flexible Work Arrangement Agreement 6
III. Terms and Responsibilities
A. Changes in the quality of the employee’s work may be cause for modification or
termination of the agreement at the discretion of the manager. As the FWA is a privilege
and not a requirement of employment, OCIO-ODEE and OSU bear no responsibility for
the cost, safety or technical provisioning (home computer, high-speed connectivity, etc.)
of work sites away from the office.
B. This FWA will be assessed periodically to ensure that it continues to meet employee
and OCIO-ODEE requirements. This assessment may include consultation with your
peers concerning the effect of your flexible schedule.
C. Participants in the FWA program will be asked to assist with ongoing program
D. Manager Responsibilities
a. Provide supportive and direct coaching.
b. Proactively communicate concerns – both personal and departmental.
c. Help the employee organize work when necessary.
d. Define clear expectations and timeframes for completing work.
e. Communicate the work arrangement to customers, co-workers and management
personnel who may be affected by the new-schedule.
f. Liberally accept technology-mediated communication such as email, Lync
messaging conference calls, etc. as a standard for internal work activities.
g. Evaluate the effectiveness of the flexible work arrangement to assess needs and
discuss potential concerns.
E. Employee Responsibilities
a. Maintain availability and productivity at the expected standard and quality of work.
b. Attend meetings and other campus events as required on scheduled teleworking
c. On eight hours’ notice, be able to work a regularized schedule at the office.
d. Arrange electronic communication strategies (availability of conference phones in
meeting rooms, webcasts, etc.) in advance as needed to handle meetings at a