Telecommuting & Alternative Schedules

The Evergreen State College supports employees' ability to reduce commutes and have more flexible schedules, while providing excellent service to students and the public.

If you are interested in an alternative schedule or telecommuting, talk to your supervisor. Different units have different needs and rules.

Common Alternative Work Schedules

All alternative work arrangements must be agreed upon between the employee and his/her supervisor and approved by upper management.

Typical 5/40 work week5/40 The traditional 5 day 40 hour work week, usually eight hours a day, Monday through Friday.
A 4/40 work week4/40 Work is scheduled over 4 days a week, taking one regularly scheduled flex day off each week.
A 5/40 week, with a half-day off once a week5/40 Variation Work longer hours for four days, and work a half a day on Friday. This schedule may be convenient, but it doesn't eliminate a commute trip.
3/12 (three days on, three days off)3/12 Work is scheduled over 3 days with 4 days off.

Telecommuting

Telecommuting is applicable for jobs that can be performed at least part-time away from the office. Telecommuting is ideal for employees who have strong time management skills, who are above average performers, and who can work with little direction.