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Governance Secretary (Inst)

Job Group: Administration
Job Subgroup: Administrative Services
Salary Range (Annual): 24: $63,800-130,240
Employee Category: Limited
Job Code: AD012
  • Job Summary:
    Leads critical university activities pertaining to faculty, academic staff or university staff governance at the institutional level. Maintains and stewards official university documents and policies associated with these employee groups. Researches and interprets policy issues and implications. Provides confidential, neutral and autonomous support to governance bodies and committees regarding procedures, policies, and regulations for their constituents.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Serves as the institutional resource and expert for respective constituents and related statutes, rules, procedures, and policies for employees and leadership
    • Provides information, advice, and consultation on policy, rules, and participation in the shared governance of the institution
    • Reviews institutional activities and actions that may impact respective constituents or shared governance and disseminates updates to appropriate entities
    • Directs and schedules logistics and secures resources for operational (strategic) work plans on behalf of shared governance
    • Recommends and participates in the development and establishment of university policies and procedures; researches and analyzes policy concepts, complex policy issues, and legal implications of proposed university policies; establishes and chairs policy making committees and may serve on various university planning and policy-making committees
    • Serves as a key administrative liaison with the faculty, academic staff or university staff committees; may serve as ex-officio member of appropriate governance bodies, as designated by policy
    • Provides strategic guidance and oversees support provided to the representative governance body, executive committee, standing committees, and various ad-hoc committees and working groups; maintains agendas, minutes and other documents for university-wide dissemination and archival purposes
    • May exercise supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 FTE or equivalent employees
  • Education:
    Bachelor's Degree Preferred Minimum
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  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
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  • Scaled Job:
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    24: $63,800-130,240
  • Job Code:
    AD012: Governance Secretary (Inst)
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