DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL
Policy No: 36
Policy: FACULTY STAFFING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
3-36 FACULTY STAFFING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
36.1 The mission of the Faculty Staffing Advisory Committee is to report to the College President in matters dealing with staffing full-time faculty positions.
36.2 The purpose of the committee is to advise the college president as to which departments and programs are understaffed or over staffed.
36.3 The Faculty Staffing Advisory Committee shall consist of one faculty, recommended by the chair, from each instructional department.
36.3.1 Committee appointments shall be made by the college president in consultation with the faculty senate president and the vice-presidents.
36.3.2 The academic vice-president and instructional deans will serve as ex-officio committee members.
36.4 A chair shall be selected by the committee members.
36.5 The committee is advisory in nature.
36.6 Recommendations from the committee regarding staffing will coincide with the budget building process.
36.7 Committee members shall consider, but not be limited to, the following criteria for their recommendations concerning department and program staffing:
36.7.1 Student/faculty ratio
36.7.2 Enrollment trends
36.7.3 Importance to the mission of the college
36.7.4 Adjunct/full-time faculty ratio
36.7.5 Job placement information
36.7.6 Availability of qualified adjunct faculty
36.7.7 Direct cost per FTE
36.7.8 Program Advisory Committee recommendations
36.7.9 Staffing reductions will be made in compliance with the College’s Termination and Reduction of Workforce Policy.