Call for UAA Staff Council nominations due May 1, 2018

by Michelle Saport  |   

Greetings to members of UAA staff! Do you want to be more involved in our UAA community? Here is your chance! Run for the UAA Staff Council and join a body of your peers who share a commitment to making UAA a positive place for staff.

What is the UAA Staff Council? The Council is composed of 21 voting members comprised of administrative, classified, professional, and technical employees of University of Alaska Anchorage and its community campuses.

Vision statement Staff Council aspires to be the premier facilitator in the creation of the finest professional environment for UAA staff.

Mission statement Our mission is to support staff by serving as the primary connection between staff and University leadership, providing a venue to participate in the governance process, and the dissemination of timely information.

Core values

  • Equity - Ensuring the fair treatment of unrepresented staff.
  • Advocacy - Giving a voice to staff in decisions that impact the (UAA) community. We value open lines of communication and collaboratively working with leadership to improve the lives of staff at UAA.
  • Leadership - Facilitating forums to share best and promising practices as well as development opportunities to benefit staff and meet the needs of the UAA community.
  • Recognition - Highlighting the work and contributions of staff, and telling the story of what we are doing to support student success, retention, and the University mission.

Nominations Access the nomination form here. Please complete one nomination form per person. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations will be accepted through May 1, 2017.

Elections Elections for Council members will occur online May 2-15. Council members will take office July 1. After the May election, the Council elects officers from its membership in June. Newly elected members are welcome to attend the June meeting as well.

Community Campus Openings are available for employees who work at that particular campus.

Meetings Council meetings are generally held the first Thursday of every month during the fiscal year from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 302 (location is subject to change). Note: The July and January meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month due to holidays. All meetings are open to the public and classified employees are encouraged to attend.

Make a difference, serve on UAA Staff Council! Nominations accepted through May 1, 2018 at the UAA Staff Council website.

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