ADUC expects its Faculty and Professional Staff to adhere to its ethical standards and uphold the job values entrusted in them, including not disclosing confidential matters or documents that may be privy due to work nature. They should equally respect superiors and colleagues at work. It is strictly forbidden for a Faculty or Professional Staff at ADUC to accept work for his/her benefit or to act as a go-between for jobs or contracts at any other workplace.
Faculty and Professional Staff members are expected to perform their duties and responsibilities at ADUC as determined by their employment contract and strictly comply with ADUC laws, rules, and regulations. They are expected to refrain from indulging in any activity that could harm ADUC and abide by all country laws, customs, and values. Some of the essential aspects of maintaining the code of conduct are, but not limited to, the following:
In case of any violation of the Code of Conduct, the following measures can be taken by the Unit Head:
Warning Letter: for minor violations or first-time violations, a warning letter will be sent by the Unit Head to the concerned party informing him/her of the consequences of his/her action should the violation continue.
Official reprimand Letter: The reprimand letter is issued by the Unit Head and constitutes an official warning to the concerned Faculty and Professional Staff to immediately end the violation and comply with the Institution’s code of conduct and rules and regulations. The reprimand letter is filed with the HR Department in the concerned Faculty and Professional Staff file.
Termination of Contract: The Faculty or Professional Staff contract can be terminated.
Violation by Faculty: A disciplinary committee shall be constituted by the Vice-President Academic Affairs as per the following composition:
Violation by Professional Staff member: A disciplinary committee shall be constituted by the Director, Administration, and Finance as per the following composition:
The Faculty and Professional Staff can appeal against the decision of disciplinary or any other committee decisions to the Office of the President within ten days from the date of communicating the Faculty and Professional Staff’s decision. The appeal shall be filed through an official letter or Email. The President can take the following action: