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Staff Council is looking for one (1) university staff member to serve on the University Athletic Board.
University Athletic BoardThe University Athletic Board (UAB) is the liaison between the Department of Athletics and the Office of the President. Board members represent a cross-section of the university—faculty, staff, alumni, and students. Board members provide perspectives on Athletic Department initiatives and operations.
The Staff Council Effectiveness Committee will review self-nominations and recommend one university staff member for the UAB.
Application deadline: Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.
Application instructions: Please email Staff Council at email@example.com, with a brief interest statement addressing the following information:
• Your name and role at DePaul• The number of years you have been at DePaul• Your interest in this committee and any relevant experience you have had• How you would use DePaul’s Vincentian mission in this committee work
Term & requirements: This commitment is for a three year term. The UAB meets six times throughout the school year, usually on Mondays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Sullivan Athletic Center. The first meeting of this year will be Monday, September 26. If you are interested, please apply by Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Staff Council is looking for one (1) School of Music staff member to serve on the Dean of the School of Music search committee. Search Committee for Dean of the School of MusicThis committee will help develop the advertisement and job prospectus, examine applications, interview semifinalists, meet with finalists, and help with the logistics of the search. Staff candidates should be from the School of Music.Once selected, the staff member is expected to spend a couple of hours in the advertisement set-up process, several hours to review application files, and participate in Zoom interviews to take place in the span of 3 days, followed up by a visit with the finalists. The Staff Council Effectiveness Committee will review self-nominations and recommend one School of Music staff member for the search committee. The Provost will formally approve the full committee.Application deadline: Monday, September 26, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.Application instructions: Please email Staff Council at firstname.lastname@example.org, with a brief interest statement addressing the following information:
• Your name and role at the School of Music• The number of years you have been at DePaul• Your interest in this committee and any relevant experience you have had• How you would use DePaul’s Vincentian mission in this committee work
Term & requirements: This committee will meet until the search is over. If you are interested, please apply by Monday, September 26, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
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.
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