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Work/Life Balance

Well-being Programs

Be Well Exeter is a holistic health and well-being program covering six themes: environmental, financial/health consumer, lifestyle, mind/spirit, physical, and workplace/community. A variety of speakers, events, screenings, resources, counselors, and workouts are offered each month.

Harris Family Children’s Center (HFCC) Scholarship

HFCC scholarships will provide subsidies to Academy employees who might not otherwise be able to afford regular session HFCC tuition. An application is required. Scholarships are strictly need-based and are reviewed annually. This is an Academy paid benefit.

Summer Flextime Policy

Flextime at the Academy is defined as variable work hours, requiring all regular employees to work their standard number of hours with flexibility in their starting and ending times.

Summer Flextime offers greater flexibility in work hours during the summer. This policy is effective the Monday following the picnic through the third week in August.

  • All staff and administrators are eligible.*
  • Administrative offices must remain open during core summer hours (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Friday).
  • Exempt and non-exempt employees need to work their full amount of hours during the week. If employees plan to leave at noon on Friday or shorten the number of days they work each week, they must flex (extend) their starting and ending times during the week to work their regularly scheduled hours.
  • Flextime arrangements are granted at the department leader's discretion, and are subject to change based on business need and/or the employee's performance. If necessary, department leaders are responsible for communicating flextime arrangements across campus to departments that may have a need to know.

*Department heads from the following offices must coordinate appropriate levels of coverage and support for Summer School operations: facilities, dining, library, music, student activities/Academy Center, health services and the Harris Family Children's Center.

Alternative Work Arrangements

Alternative Work Arrangements (AWA) at the Academy is defined as variable work hours, requiring all regular employees to work their standard number of hours with flexibility. An example of greater flexibility might be that employees alter their shift start and end time, work their regular number of hours in a reduced number of days per week, or work from home for a short period of time.