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Shared Governance at Detroit Mercy: Staff/Administrator Development Team

Staff/Administrator Development Team

The Staff/Administrator Development Team provides recommendations to the Department of Human Resources regarding orientation for new employees and proposals regarding professional development opportunities for staff. The team is also responsible for the annual recommendation of individuals for staff and administrator awards.

Staff/Administrator Development Team Structure

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, membership on the team includes:

  • two administrative representatives (selected from the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar offices on any of the three campuses)
  • one representative from the Department of Human Resources
  • three staff representatives
  • one administrator or staff representative from the libraries
  • one administrator or staff representative of the Corktown campus
  • one administrator or staff representative of the Riverfront campus

Staff/Administrator Development Team Minutes

Staff/Administrator Development Team Roster

Administrative Representatives
Lynne Vitale (term expires 3/20)
TBD (term expires 3/19)

Department of Human Resources
Alana Dillard-Slaughter (term expires 3/19)

Staff Representatives
Elizabeth Boyar (term expires 3/19)
Christine Socha (term expires 3/19)
Dacia Williams (term expires 3/20)

Libraries
Nicole Shorter (term expires 3/19)

Corktown Campus
Lauri Moore (term expires 3/20)

Riverfront Campus
Eric McCloud (term expires 3/20)

Staff/Administrator Development Team Charges 2018-2019

2018-2019 Staff/Administrator Development Team Charges

  1. Administer the Commitment to Excellence Award process, including the development and review of a process checklist of responsibilities and timeline for submissions, review, recommendations, and final decision by the administration of the university.
  2. Conduct a bi-annual review, in the odd-numbered years, of the Department of Human Resources new employee orientation program and documents. 
  3. Submit proposals regarding professional development opportunities for staff to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources. 
  4. Work with the University’s Alumni Office to develop and maintain a list of alumni who could offer development programs for university personnel. 
  5. Develop training or education program for the annual Colleague Development Days; potential topics to be identified in consultation with the Associate Vice President for Human Resources. 
  6. Develop and maintain a list of university personnel who could be tapped for presenting staff development programs. 
  7. Identify a member to serve on the advisory committee for Colleague Development Days.