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Employment of Relatives

Policy Statement

Cape Fear Community College selects individuals for employment on the basis of training,
experience, education, and other characteristics.


The following restrictions apply to all employees in the North Carolina Community College System as specified in the State Board of Community Colleges Code (1C SBCCC 200.98 EMPLOYMENT OF RELATIVES)

1. The College shall not employ two or more persons concurrently who are closely related by blood or marriage in positions which would result in one person of such family relationship supervising another closely related person or having substantial influence over employment, salary or wages, or other management or personnel actions pertaining to the close relative.

2. “Closely related” is defined to mean mother, father, husband, wife, brother, sister, son, daughter, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in- law, brother- in-law, grandmother, grandfather, grandson, granddaughter, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, step- parent, step-child, step-brother, step-sister, guardian or ward.

3. With respect to the concurrent service of closely related persons within the same academic department or other comparable College subdivision of employment, neither relative shall be permitted either individually or as a member of a committee, to participate in the evaluation of the other relative.

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