10-3. Attendance Coordinator (“AC”) Classification

A. Job Duties/Responsibilities.

Attendance Coordinators shall not perform any work not in conformity with applicable statutes, established guidelines and their job description.

B. Exempt Status.

ACs are non-exempt employees.

C. Status Quo after Recognition.

No AC shall suffer a loss in salary or benefits due to the agreement to bring ACs into the bargaining unit.

D. Applicability of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

All provisions of the CBA applicable to PSRPs also apply to ACs unless they specifically conflict with the provisions of this Article.

E. Regular Work Day.

ACs shall work an 8-hour workday, inclusive of a forty-five minute duty free lunch period. All travel time is part of a 8-hour workday, except travel to and from the school each day. The practice of two attendance swipes per day shall be maintained. The work day shall normally begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.; however, the start and end times may vary according to the school start and end times as well as any meetings prior to or after the regular work day (e.g., if an AC is assigned to a school that starts at 8:30 a.m. and has mandatory administrative meetings at 7:30 a.m., the ACs day would start at 7:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.). It is understood that ACs may be required to work outside their regular workday or workweek schedule.

F. Work Year.

ACs are employed on a 208-day basis. All incumbent 52-week ACs will be employed on a 208-day basis starting the first day after the last day of student attendance for the 2019-2020 school year.

G. Salary.

1. Grade.

AC employees shall be placed on Grade G08.

2. New hire step placement.

New hires will be placed on Step 1 or any appropriate advanced step in accordance with CPS policies.

3. Incumbent Employee Step Placement.

Effective August 1, 2018, the Board will place employees on payroll as of October 31, 2019 (“incumbent AC employees”) on the step in accordance with the following principles:
a) An AC who has not been employed for 12 months or more as of October 31, 2019, will be placed on the step closest to their current salary without going under.

b) All other AC incumbents except those identified in the attached chart will be placed on the appropriate step commensurate with their years of service as follows: one year of service credit for every two years of service in a CTU position from the initial hire date to their entry date in the AC position provided that the step has a salary equal to or greater than their current salary.

4. Retroactive Step.

As soon as practicable after placing them on the appropriate step under paragraph three above, the Board will pay incumbent AC employees any retroactive step pay due to them between August 1, 2018 and the date of actual step placement within six pay periods after the execution of this agreement.


Effective immediately, incumbent AC employees step anniversary date will be August 1st.