University of Vermont

STAFF COUNCIL - Serving as a voice and advocate for all staff at UVM since 1971

Personal and Professional Development &  Occupational Environment

The committee shall be responsible for monitoring and reviewing all matters that deal with personal and professional development of non-represented staff as they relate to conditions of employment. It shall work to promote the continued education of non-represented staff through training and enrichment opportunities sponsored by the university as well as outside vendors. The committee shall also address employee environment and facilities issues including ability and access concerns.

The committee shall collaborate with University leaders, units, departments, governance bodies, students, staff, faculty or any other group created to address these matters to ensure transparency and equity while promoting effective problem resolution and efficient use of University resources.

Specific responsibilities of this committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicate monthly to the Staff Council and the non-represented staff community (e.g. monthly committee summary)
  • Field occupational environment matters (e.g. parking, office environment, ergonomic assessment)
  • Promote personal development (e.g. work-life balance, retirement planning)
  • Promote professional development (e.g. training, workshops, conferences)
  • Work collaboratively with the Staff Council Office
  • Collaborate with other Standing Committees when appropriate and necessary

Members:

Meeting Schedule

Date
Time
Location
Agenda 
Approved Minutes
Tues., August 19, 2014 11 am - 12 noon 527 Waterman Bldg., Phi Beta Kappa Rm
Tues., September 16, 2014
11 am - 12 noon Handy Family Room, Rm. 415, Davis Center
9-16-14 minutes
Tues., October 21, 2014 11 am - 12 noon Handy Family Room, Rm. 415, Davis Center  
Tues., November 18, 2014
11 am - 12 noon
Handy Family Room, Rm. 415, Davis Center  
Tues., December 16, 2014
11 am - 12 noon Handy Family Room, Rm. 415, Davis Center  
Tues., January 20, 2015
11 am - 12 noon Handy Family Room, Rm. 415, Davis Center
Tues., February 17, 2015
11 am - 12 noon Handy Family Room, Rm. 415, Davis Center
Tues., March 17, 2015
11 am - 12 noon Handy Family Room, Rm 415, Davis Center
Tues., April 21, 2015 11 am - 12 noon Handy Family Room, Rm 415, Davis Center
Tues., May 19, 2015
11 am - 12 noon Waterman Bldg, Rm 427A
Tues., June 16, 2015
11 am - 12 noon TBD  

The Staff Council restructured its Standing Committees in July 2011. For information on past Standing Committees, Agendas and Minutes prior to this year, please contact the Staff Council Office at 802-656-4493 or Staff.Council@uvm.edu

Last modified November 04 2014 10:32 AM