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Staff Council is looking for two (2) staff members to serve on the Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Taskforce.
Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Taskforce
The Hispanic Serving Institution Taskforce is looking for 2 staff members from the university to assist with guiding DePaul's preparation towards gaining status as a Hispanic serving institution.
All staff are welcome to apply, and those with experience in researching, teaching, or serving Hispanic students are especially encouraged.
Application deadline: Friday, September 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Application instructions: Please complete the online interest form, which will include short-answer questions describing your role at DePaul, a statement of interest, and relevant experience.
Term & requirements: Members of this taskforce serve during a period of 18 months to 2 years and are required to attend monthly one-hour meetings, including possible light writing and/or research.
If you are interested, please apply by Friday, September 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Staff Council is looking for one (1) staff member to serve on the Black Equity Initiative (BEI) Committee
Black Equity Initiative (BEI) Committee
The Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity is seeking 1 staff member to join the Black Equity Initiative (BEI) Committee. This committee will be comprised of faculty, staff, and students and includes stakeholders from various sectors of the DePaul community who are committed to cultivating a supportive environment for Black students, faculty, and staff. All staff are welcome to apply, particularly those who possess expertise or a keen interest in the five pillars of the Black Equity Initiative, which guide the committee's agenda:
Term & requirements: Members of this taskforce serve during a period of one academic year and attend monthly, one-hour meetings throughout the year, with a few exceptions. This one-year appointment can be renewed.
Staff Council is looking for two (2) staff members to serve on the Speaker Review Board (SRB)
Speaker Review Board (SRB)
The Speaker Review Board (SRB) is looking for 2 staff members from the university to assist with reviewing external speaker requests from student organizations at DePaul. The board reviews the speaker, the event details, and ultimately approves or denies said requests.
All staff are welcome to apply.
Term & requirements: Members of this taskforce serve during a period of one year and attend monthly meetings throughout the year (as needed). Meetings will likely be held on Fridays.
The Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity offers the BUILD Diversity Certificate, a professional development diversity certificate available to all DePaul staff and faculty. The certificate program helps participants develop cultural competencies, offering the tools necessary for linking diversity to organizational and work performance, and connecting the university's Vincentian mission of dignity and respect for all individuals to our core operating business principles.
There is a Level 1 certifcate program, as well as an advanced Level 2 certificate. Courses may also be taken individually for those who do not want to pursue the full certificate program.
Detailed information about certificate requirements, course descriptions, and schedules can be found on the BUILD website.
Learn about the variety of certificate programs offered on the Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) website. E-mail email@example.com with any questions not answered on the website.
Connect with other DePaul parents and network on topics related to parenthood. For more information, visit the DePaul Parent Connection website.
Learn about upcoming events and how to join on the DePaul Women's Network website. E-mail DPUWomensNetwork@depaul.edu with any questions not answered on the website.
Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) provides holistic education, support, and resources for individuals to establish and sustain long-term, healthy behaviors, including hosting a number of trainings and workshops open to staff. View their events calendar here.
Staff are invited to use the Idea Realization Lab and attend Idea Realization Lab workshops at no cost.
Staff who are currently managing (or planning to manage) student employees can pursue the Student Employment Manager Certification Program.
Staff Council serves as the official liaison between staff and other university constituencies by advocating for staff, participating in shared governance, and engaging with staff about issues faced in the workplace. Learn more about Staff Council, its upcoming meetings and events, and annual election information on the Staff Council website.
Did another staff member at the university do something stellar and you want to acknowledge their excellent performance? Submit a "Staff Shout-Out" form to celebrate them and simply acknowledge great work! There is no limit to how many times you can say "You are terrific at your job."An email will be sent to your shout-out nominee. If you are unsure of the recipient's email, you can look them up in the Outlook directory.
E-mail Scott Ozaroski at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Information about values-centered leadership certification and training programs can be found on the Vincent on Leadership training website. E-mail Pat Bombard at email@example.com with any questions.
Learn about Workplace Learning training options on the Office of Human Resources Workplace Learning website. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions not answered on the website.