Past Faculty Workshops

Faculty Past Workshop Materials and Resources


The Academic Personnel Review Process for Ladder-Rank Actions

Audience:
This workshop is intended for new and continuing department chairs and department managers who process ladder-rank review files.

Date:       
  Monday, September 19, 2016
Time:         10:00am -12:00pm
Location:
   Kerr Hall, Room 8


Date:
        Monday September 19, 2016
Time:
        2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
  Kerr Hall, Room 8


Date:
        Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time:
        CANCELLED
Location:
 

Date:        Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time:
        2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
  Kerr Hall, Room 8

Topics to include:  

The workshop will include a detailed walk-through of the policies and procedures for processing a review file for a ladder-rank faculty member's professorial advancement.


To register: Respond to furber@ucsc.edu. Please indicate which session you plan to attend.


Faculty Recruitment Workshops for Search Committee Chairs and Diversity Liaisons:

Presented by the Academic Personnel Office (APO) and the Campus Diversity Officer for Faculty, Herbie Lee. The purpose of this workshop is to provide information on the best practices and tools necessary to run successful and compliant recruitments.  

Audience:
This workshop is required for search committee chairs and diversity liaisons. However, ALL committee members are highly encouraged to attend.

Date:        Friday, September 23, 2016
Time:        1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Kerr Hall, Computer Lab Room #8 (basement floor)

Date:        Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time:        1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Kerr Hall, Computer Lab Room #8 (basement floor)

Date:        Thursday, October 13, 2016
Time:        09:00am - 11:00am
Location: Kerr Hall, Computer Lab Room #8 (basement floor)

Date:        Monday, November 7, 2016
Time:        10:00am - Noon
Location: Kerr Hall, Computer Lab Room #8 (basement floor)

LAST AVAILABLE SESSION!!

Date:        Friday, November 18, 2016
Time:        10:00am - Noon
Location:  Kerr Hall, Room #307- Third Floor

 *To register: Click on the day/date link that you would like to attend and it will take you directly to the Events Manager to register for the session you wish to attend! Class size is limited so if the session you wish to attend is full, please register for a different date.

Topics to include:
Fair hiring (laws and policies related to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action), introduction to the Faculty Recruitment Toolkit, key issues for search committees in the faculty recruitment process, and how to effectively document the search process.


2016 Pre-Retirement Planning Program

Joining the Ranks of the Emeriti: The Nuts and Bolts of Academic Retirement

ACADEMIC PERSONNEL HANDOUT

Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time:
 2:30-4:00 PM
Location:
 Bay Tree Conference Center, Cervantes and Velasquez Room

Presented by the Committee on Emeriti Relations and the Academic Personnel Office

This session provides practical information for Senate Faculty considering retirement, including recall appointments, the importance of retirement dates, and pre-retirement negotiations. This session includes an interactive panel discussion by UCSC Emeriti. The panelists will provide specific information to assist in retirement planning, including sharing key retirement experiences influenced by pre-planning, and provide tips on how to remain connected with UCSC and with your profession after retirement.

Emeriti Panel:
Jon Beecher - History
Rob Coe - Earth and Planetary Sciences
Jim Gill - Earth and Planetary Sciences
Sherry Errington - Anthropology
Mary Kay-Gamel - Literature

Academic Personnel Concerns - Before and after retirement:
Pamela Peterson, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel


2015 Fall Conference for Department Chairs and College Provosts

Audience:
This event is mandatory for all department chairs. 

Date:      September 21, 2015
Time:
      1:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
 Physical Sciences Building - Room 110

MEETING MATERIALS:

Presenters:

Tracey Tsugawa - Title IX Officer and Director of the Harassment & Discrimination Prevention & Investigation Unit, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Tam Welch - Interim Director, Cantú Queer Center

Rick Gubash - Director, Disability Resource Center

Grace McClintock - Manager, Technology, Data Resources, and Compensation, Academic Personnel Office

Jennifer Schiffner - Principal Analyst, Labor Relations, Staff Human Resources

Susan Fellows - Director, Academic Employee Relations, Academic Personnel Office

Open discussion with faculty panel (chairs and provosts only)
Panel Members:

  • Donald Wittman, Professor of Economics and Chair of Education; Former Chair of Economics, Community Studies, and Legal Studies
  • Ólöf Einarsdóttir, Professor and Former Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Sean Keilen, Associate Professor of Literature and Provost of Porter College
  • Lyndy Dean, Professor and Chair of History of Art and Visual Culture and Chair of CAP; Former Dean and Associate Dean of the Arts Division
  • Jim Whitehead, Professor of Computational Media and Former Chair of Computer Science

Additional Links:


2015 Pre-Retirement Planning Program

ANNOUNCEMENT FLYER

Joining the Ranks of the Emeriti: The Nuts and Bolts of Academic Retirement

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time:
2:30-4:00 PM
Location:
Interdisciplinary Sciences Building, Room 102

Presented by the Committee on Emeriti Relations and the Academic Personnel Office

This session provides practical information for Senate Faculty considering retirement, including recall appointments, the importance of retirement dates, and pre-retirement negotiations. This session includes an interactive panel discussion by UCSC Emeriti. The panelists will provide specific information to assist in retirement planning, including sharing key retirement experiences influenced by pre-planning, and provide tips on how to remain connected with UCSC and with your profession after retirement.

Emeriti Panel:
Bruce Bridgeman - Psychology 
Bud Bridges - Physics
Linda Burman-Hall - Music
Roger Anderson - Chair, Committee on Emeriti Relations

Academic Personnel Concerns - Before and after retirement:
Pamela Peterson, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel

ACADEMIC PERSONNEL HANDOUT


2014 Fall Quarter Department Chair Conference

Audience:
This event is mandatory for all department chairs. 

Date:      September 22, 2014
Time:
      10:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
Stevenson Event Center

MEETING MATERIALS:


Fall Quarter Department Chair Conference

ANNOUNCEMENT FLYER

Audience:
This event is mandatory for all department chairs. 

Date:      September 20, 2013
Time:
      10:00am - 3:00pm
Location:
 Alumni Room, University Center

MEETING MATERIALS:



EVC and CAP Chair Annual Presentation Regarding Academic Personnel Topics

Held:

Follow-up Memo from EVC and CAP Chair Presentation 10.26.12 PDF

Audience:
Deans, Department Chairs, Program Chairs, Department Managers, Program Managers, Divisional Coordinators

Topics to include:

  • Faculty Salaries and the Academic Personnel Review Process
  • File Expectations For the Upcoming Year



Boot Camp for Department Chairs: Tips for Running a Department (now "Fall Department Chair Meeting")

Audience:
This event is mandatory for new department chairs. If a new chair is unable to attend, they must send a faculty designate, usually the department vice chair or the faculty undergraduate or graduate advisor.

Held:
September 21, 2012  

Topics included:
Expectations of a Chair, Curriculum, Staff and Academic Personnel Issues, Helpful Campus Resources, How to Run Effective Meetings, and a Panel Discussion.

Boot Camp Materials  

Please contact the Academic Personnel Office with any questions at apo@ucsc.edu


The Academic Personnel Review Process for Ladder-Rank Actions

Audience:
This workshop is intended for new and continuing department chairs and department managers who process ladder-rank review files.

Held:
September 6 and October 10 - 2012

Topics to Include:
The workshop will include a detailed walk-through of the policies and procedures for processing a review file for a ladder-rank faculty member's professorial advancement.


Faculty Recruitment Workshp for Search Committee Chairs and Diversity Liaisons

Presented by APO and the Campus Diversity Officer for Faculty.  The purpose of this workshop is to provide information on the best practices and tools necessary to run successful and compliant recruitments and provide trianing for the new UC Recruit online academic application system.

Audience:
This workshop is mandatory for search committe chairs and diversity liaisons. We also welcome as many committee members and department managers as possible

Held:
September 13, 26, and October 25, 2012

Topics to Include:
Workshop is specifically designed to provide your committee with the best practices and tools necessary to run successful and compliant recruitments, as well as to review yoru specific responsibilities.


Academic Personnel Review Process and Leaves of Absence Workshops for Assistant Professors

Audience:
Assistant Professors

Held:
May each year

Please Note:
You are welcomed to attend both the Review Process and the Leaves of Absence sessions, or just one or the other. Please specify in your RSVP.

Topics to Include:
These workshops are offered to help Assistant Professors understand many of the policies and procedures in academic personnel reviews, as well as eligibility for leaves of absences and the impact of leaves on Assistant Professors. The sessions are informal and faculty will be able to ask questions pertinent to their own cases. Topics include the following: Merit Review, Mid-career Review, Tenure Review, Eight-year limit for Assistant Professors and Leaves of Absence.

List of reference materials for the workshop:

Agenda

Academic Personnel Manual

Academic Salary Scales

Ladder-rank -REG

Ladder-rank -BEE

Biobibliography Guidelines

Campus Academic Personnel Manual (CAPM)

Campus Deadline Policy

Conflict of Commitment and Outside Activities of Faculty Members: Local Implementation Guidelines

DivData Review

Document Inventories (Professorial Titles)

Checklist to Assure Fairness - Old

Checklist to Assure Fairness - New

Flow Chart of the Review Process-Delegated to the Divisional Deans

Flow Chart of the Review Process-Approved by the Chancellor and/or Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor

Leaves of Absences, Including: Childbearing Leave; Parental Leave; Active Service Modified Duties

Synopsis of the Academic Personnel Review Process

Timeline for Advancement of Assistant Professors

For questions or information, please contact Nancy Furber, furber@ucsc.edu, ext. 9-4779.


EVC and CAP Chair Present Important Academic Personnel Information
Held: May 2011

Audience:
Deans, Department Chairs, Program Chairs, Department Managers, Program Managers, Divisional Coordinators..... Topics to Include:


10 Things Faculty Need to Know - A Workshop/Conversation Especially for New Faculty
Audience:
Primarily New Faculty

Held:
April 2011

Topics to Include:
Key policies that impact your work life (or, how to keep certain policies from impacting your work life), including:
  • Faculty Code of Conduct
  • Conflict of Commitment and Annual Reporting Responsibilities
  • Faculty Leaves
  • UC-Required Trainings
  • Supervising Employees (e.g., TAs, Postdocs)
  • Using the Campus Academic Personnel Manual to Your Advantage

For questions or information, please contact Susan Fellows, sfellows@ucsc.edu, ext. 9-5032


Fall Faculty Recruitment Workshop

The Academic Personnel Office and the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion provide the best practices and tools necessary to run successful and compliant recruitments for search committee chairs, diversity liaisons, members, deans, and staff managing faculty recruitments.

Held:
Fall each year

For questions or information, please contact Nancy Furber, furber@ucsc.edu, ext. 9-4779.


Traveling the Tenure Path While Smelling the Roses Along the Way - A Workshop for Assistant Professors

Richard M. Reis, Ph.D.
Author of Tomorrow's Professor
Stanford University

HELD:
May 6, 2010

Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Location:
Bay Tree Cervantes and Velasquez Room

Audience:
Assistant Professors

Is it possible to travel the various paths towards - and in some cases even away from - tenure and still have a life that is balanced and rewarding for you and your family? The answer is "yes." In this workshop we will examine, through several specific examples, a variety of paths that can lead you toward your goal of a satisfying professional career. In so doing we will also discuss five - not so obvious - keys to keeping your sanity along the way.

For questions or to register, please contact Samantha Forde forde@ucsc.edu ; 459-5087.


How to Hire the Right People for Your Research Programs

Held:
May, 2010
  Two offerings