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WNMU Staff Senate Committees
- The Assessment Committee is responsible for providing leadership and review to the process of student outcomes assessment. The committee will consist of one elected member from each of the academic departments and a maximum of six members appointed by the staff senate. The Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Relations, and the Director of Multicultural Affairs, and the Facilitator for Outcomes Assessment will serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.
Career Development and Training - The committee shall monitor the availability of career opportunities for eligible staff, prepare and post news articles, and keep the staff informed of workshops and other training which will improve the ability of the eligible staff to be promoted within the University. The committee shall identify components in existing programs, which act as barriers to career development and suggest possibilities for improving programs.
Elections - This committee shall develop election procedures, make arrangements for the election and voting on the Senate constitution or amendments there to, and shall count the ballots.
New Employee Orientation and Support - The responsibility of this committee is to provide helpful orientation and continual support to each new employee.
Rewards and Recognition - The committee shall be responsible for the development and implementation of a Staff Recognition Day at WESTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY for eligible staff as defined in Article III of the Staff Senate Constitution.
Rules & Ethics - The committee shall draft amendments to the Staff Senate Constitution, bylaws, General Rules and Special Rules of the Senate.
Salary, Classification & Benefits - The Salary, Classification and Benefits Committee is responsible for creating documents and recommendations generated by their study of current salary, classification, and benefits issues that affect the eligible University staff.
Staff Handbook - The committee shall be responsible for recommending any changes to upgrade the Staff Handbook. Example: A change in employee benefits, classification system, etc.