Student Affairs Staff Development Committee
Revised September 12th, 2011

I. Purpose

 A. Purpose: To assess the staff development needs of the Division of Student Affairs and  provide continual opportunities to address those needs, in accordance with divisional goals.

 B. Responsibilities

  1. Assess the current needs of the entire Student Affairs staff and individual offices within the division.

  2. Create meaningful opportunities for appropriate professional development within the division.

  3. Construct long-range plans for the continued professional development of the Student Affairs staff.

II. Membership

 A. Committee Coordinator: The Committee Coordinator shall be appointed by the Dean of  Students for a term of one year.  The Coordinator shall not have voting power. The Committee  Coordinator will be responsible for calling and presiding over meetings, appointing a recorder for each meeting, and ensuring that minutes are distributed to all voting and advisory members.

 B. Voting Membership: All members shall be appointed for a term of one year. A majority of voting members must be present to constitute quorum and conduct business.
  1. One representative from the Student Services staff, appointed by the Dean of Students
  2. One representative from the Student Life staff, appointed by the Dean of Students
  3. One member of the Student Personnel Services faculty, appointed by the Dean of Students
  4. One representative from the Admissions staff, appointed by the Dean of Students
  5. One representative from the Recruiting staff, appointed by the Dean of Students
  
 C. Advisory Membership
  1. The Dean of Students
  2. The Executive Director of Student Services
  3. The Executive Director of Student Life
  4. The Director of Admissions
  5. The Director of Recruiting

III. Operational Plan

 A. The committee will meet at least once each semester, as arranged by the Committee
 Coordinator or when called by the Dean of Students.