Human Resources

Human Resources

Mission Statement

The Human Resources Department aspires to contribute to the realization of Hostos Community College’s stated mission through the proper and careful selection, training, motivation and utilization of its human capital, and, to foster a diverse work environment where employees are valued and appreciated for their individual contributions.

Overview

The goals of the Human Resources Department are to---

  • Contribute to the realization of the College's stated mission through proper and careful selection, training, motivation and utilization of its human resources
  • Ensure fairness and equality in the administration and application of statutes, policies and procedures relating to employment, promotions, compensation and benefits
  • Foster an atmosphere of cooperation among administrators, faculty and staff
  • Provide managers with personnel management, motivational and performance appraisal tools
  • Create a diverse work environment where employees are valued and appreciated for their individual contributions, as well as their integrity and professionalism.


Any  questions about the Contract, click the links below.
 

Summary of New PSC Contract Provisions

Notification of Interest Form - 2 year Adjunct appointments

Summary of New Classified Staff Contract Provisions

Ratification Bonus FAQs

Multi-Year Adjunct Appointment FAQs


2015 Universal Availability Notice
 

There have been some important updates made regarding The City University of New York Voluntary Savings Plan (also known as the Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) Plan) <pdf>.
 
Please be advised that all employees are eligible to participate in a Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) Plan as well as other savings plans to supplement your retirement savings. 
For calendar year 2016, the Federal law allows 403(b) tax deferred savings up to $18,000.  
Employees over age 50, may contribute an additional $6,000 for 2016 for a maximum contribution of $24,000.   
 
If you contribute to more than one 403(b) or a 401(k) plan from another employer during the year, your combined contributions may not exceed the annual limits.  
You may contribute to the 403(b) and the New York State 457(b) plan for a combined total of $36,000 ($48,000 is you are over age 50).

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Phased Retirement Program Continuation and new application forms


The University is pleased to announce that the Voluntary Phased Retirement Program for eligible members of the PSC-represented teaching and non-teaching instructional staff will be continued. The applications for Faculty and Professional Staff are online.
 
The revised forms for Faculty and Professional Staff are linked below. Please note the dates for Professional Staff have been revised: (1 year: September 1 – August 31; or 6 months: beginning September 1 or February 1).
 
- Applications for Faculty must be submitted to Human Resources no later than Sunday, Nov. 15,2015 to phase beginning the following academic year.
 
- Applications for Professional Staff must be submitted to Human Resources no later than Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 for those beginning to phase the following Sept. 1 and no later than Sunday, May 1 for those beginning to phase the following February 1.

Applications:

Phased Retirement Summary
Phased Retirement Application – Faculty
Phased Retirement Application – Professional Staff
Phased Retirement Signed Agreement
 


Office of Human Resources
Hostos Community College
Room B-215
500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Telephone : 718-518-6650
Fax: 718-518-6621


Regular Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday thru Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.