Frequently Asked Questions

Human Resources FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Please click on your employment type from the selection below for applicable FAQs.

  • Classified Staff

Classified employees are considered non-exempt (eligible for overtime) pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Although classified employees work at one or more of the various campuses and sites managed and operated by CSN, all rules and regulations for employment-related actions are defined and codified in the Nevada Rules for Personnel Administration, Chapters 281 and 284 of the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC). The CSN Division of Human Resources has delegated authority from the Nevada Department of Personnel to administer employment-related actions on behalf of Nevada. The rules are available on the state Department of Personnel's web page at
  • Professional Staff

Professional administrative and faculty employees are governed by policies established and adopted by the Board of Regents and are considered employees of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Employment-related policies are defined and codified in the Board of Regents Handbook. The handbook is available on the Nevada System of Higher Education's web site at NSHE Board of Regents/Handbook.


Human Resources information contained on the World Wide Web is in no way to be interpreted as a contract between the College of Southern Nevada and any of its employees. This information is provided as a service to the CSN community and will change as CSN changes. From time to time, CSN must modify its policies. Information is current as of the time of its presentation and may be subject to change or repeal at any time, with or without notice, at the discretion of CSN.