We are hoping to hire an employee for our web development staff who is a resident of another state and would mostly be working as a telecommuter, with periodic trips to campus for coordination. We are getting a lot of pushback from our Human Resources department about setting up such an arrangement, citing risk management issues.
Do any of you have policies in place that would cover this situation, and be willing to share, or have experience with a similar situation that we could use to work with HR to accomplish this? The issue is not telecommuting, rather it's the out-of-state factor that seems to be a problem.
Vice Provost and CIO
Santa Clara University
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