Staff Development (E-47.2 )
Original Implementation: September, 1990
Last Revision: April 17, 2012
Opportunities for staff development shall be provided on a limited basis as funds designated for this purpose are available. Projects must be related to the employee's current university responsibilities or be directly related to skills or information relevant to a specific university job or position the employee is seeking that is within his/her career path. Typical staff development projects may include formal education such as short courses, seminars or college-level courses and/or training courses or seminars related to computers or other electronic or mechanical equipment.
The following should guide the preparation and approval procedure for staff development proposals.
- Projects may be proposed and approved for non-faculty, full-time staff members, either exempt or non-exempt.
- Any eligible employee, as defined in item 1 above, may submit a proposal for either himself/herself or for an employee who reports to him/her.
- Proposals, containing a detailed description of the project/program and estimated costs, must be submitted to the employee's immediate supervisor and routed for approval through administrative channels to the appropriate vice president.
- A copy of the proposal showing the amount approved by the vice president must be attached to any travel request, voucher, etc., required for payment or reimbursement.
Cross Reference: Employee Scholarship Program (E-65)
Responsible for Implementation: Vice President for Finance and Administration
Contact for Revision: Director of Human Resources
Board Committee Assignment: Academic and Student Affairs