Policy: Policy 10-1-5: Fingerprinting/Background Checks Date Adopted: Aug 27, 2002
Department: Public Safety Contact: Director
Statement: 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: Fingerprinting/Background Checks

  1. Contact the Director of Public Safety for waivers and fingerprint cards.
  2. Proceed with individual department fingerprinting process as specified by the dean/director of the department.

Date(s) Revised September 2, 2008; May 11, 2004; Date(s) Reviewed