Oversee recruitment, selection, and evaluation processes for faculty, staff and academic student employees (ASEs)
Conduct annual performance reviews for faculty, staff, and ASEs, including annual merit reviews (Faculty Code 24-55) and annual, biannual or tri-annual conferences as specified in the Faculty Code (24-57-C).
Ensure that faculty and staff understand the criteria prescribed for appointment and advancement in rank.
Prepare academic personnel cases/actions for hiring, promotion and retention
Where joint appointments are created, ensure that Memoranda of Agreements are created that specify processes for merit assessment, teaching and service assignments, promotions, and so forth
Work with Dean’s office on startup and retention packages
Attract, reward and retain a diverse faculty and staff
Respond and take appropriate action when disciplinary matters arise pertaining to faculty and staff.
Oversee terms and conditions of ASEs employment, in keeping with relevant labor agreements; familiarize one’s self with key collective bargaining agreements
Report promptly the retirement, resignation, or death of any member of the department, faculty, or staff to the Dean’s Office
Review and recommend requests for leave with and without pay
Proactively promote and support the recognition of department faculty and staff
- Write letters of recommendation for members of the unit eligible for awards, grants and recognitions, as appropriate, and in a timely matter