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Policy 10-1-5: Fingerprinting/Background Checks

WNC Policy 10-1-5
Procedure: Fingerprinting/Background Checks
Policy No.: 10-1-5
Department: Public Safety
Contact: Director

Instructors who teach "College for Kids" classes, under the jurisdiction of the Continuing Education Division of Western Nevada College, and all Child Care Center employees and volunteers will be fingerprinted by an appropriate agency and undergo State of Nevada and Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks prior to employment for the protection of the children, the faculty and staff, and the institution. The instructors and employees and volunteers will pay all fees in conjunction with the fingerprinting and background checks. All results will be kept confidential and in a locked file.

  • Section 1: Procedure
    • A. Contact the Director of Public Safety for waivers and fingerprint cards.
    • B. Proceed with individual department fingerprinting process as specified by the dean/director of the department.
Date Adopted and Dates Revised
Date Adopted August 27, 2002 Dates Revised September 2, 2008; May 11, 2004
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Date Printed: September 21, 2019