DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL


Section: 3-Faculty

Policy No: 36

Approved: 10/27/95

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.