|No. 3-38b||Rev.||Date 5-2-91|
To provide for a mutually valuable channel of communication for staff employees with the Administration and Institutional Council. This policy is not meant to replace or discourage other normal means of communication between staff employees and their supervisors.
Utah State Board of Regents Policy R223, Faculty and Staff Participation in Institutional Council Meetings.
Staff includes the categories of Non-Exempt and Exempt Staff.
Administration is the President's Council with the Director of Human Resources serving as facilitator.
Committees refer to the Non-Exempt Staff Advisory Committee and the Exempt Staff Advisory Committee.
A. The University shall have a Non-Exempt Staff Advisory Committee and a Exempt Staff Advisory Committee to seek input from Staff employees and to represent the Staff in providing input and exchanging ideas with the Institutional Council and the Administration.
B. The Committees shall be made up of Staff who are employed in salaried positions at 75 percent FTE or greater. Each committee membership shall be determined by approximating proportional representation from logical subdivisions of the University. The President of the largest staff employees organization on campus will be an additional member of both committees.
C. The President's Council shall identify subdivisions of the University and determine the number of Non-Exempt Staff and Exempt Staff to be elected from each subdivision.
D. The Director of Human Resources shall facilitate a nomination and election procedure each year open to all eligible staff in which members of the Committees are elected by their respective constituencies.
E. Members of the Committees shall be elected for staggered three-year terms to provide for continuity.
F. Members of each Committee shall select a Chair and Vice-Chair by majority vote.
G. The Director of Human Resources shall be an Ex-Officio non-voting member of each Committee, provide administrative support, and serve as a resource.
H. The Committees shall meet as needed, but at least three times between September and June. A reasonable amount of release time from work shall be provided for the meetings.
I. The Chair of each Committee shall receive a copy of Institutional Council meeting agendas and the minutes of Institutional Council meetings. An opportunity shall be granted to the Chair of each Committee to make reports to the President's Council and/or the Institutional Council upon request.