The Consultancy and Secondary Employment Policy outlines the framework within which ECU employees are to undertake consulting work in the name of the University or, in a personal capacity, engage in secondary employment.
University consultancies are consultancy services provided to a third party in the name of the University by employees. The relevant Delegated Authority must approve all University Consultancies executed in the name of the University prior to their commencement.
Secondary employment includes any engagement or employment of an employee in addition to his or her position at ECU and may include self-employment, independent contracting, consulting or employment by a family business and, for the purpose of this policy, any appointment as adjunct to another institution or agency.
Employees may only engage in Secondary Employment after declaring any actual, potential or perceived conflicts of interest (using the prescribed Conflicts of Interest Disclosure form) and satisfying the University that the conflict can be managed in accordance with the ECU Conflicts of Interest Policy.
Prior to accepting any non-University made appointment to a partnership, directorship of a company, board membership or involvement in the affairs of a trust, an employee must:
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