Chair -- Amy Kunkle
Vice Chair -- Lauren Vereb
Secretary -- Liz Fox
Treasurer -- Kara Branby
"Presented annually during the May Appreciation Event to Staff Council representative and friends for their work throughout the year categories are Rookie of the Year, Unsung Hero, Champion of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (new in 2021) and Friend of Staff Council. The Staff Council Executive Committee (e.g., elected leaders and committee chairs/co-chairs) members can each submit one eligible nomination per award. Recipients receive an award certificate and the warm fuzzy feeling of being recognized and appreciated for their contributions to Staff Council.
"As the coronavirus pandemic poses unprecedented challenges to our global society, I am unbelievably proud of the many ways our community is rising to the occasion and pulling together to get through this, one day at a time. We will continue to prove that being a Tartan goes beyond any physical location, and that our community truly comes to life in the connections we share with one another."
— President Farnam Jahanian
The Office of Human Resources is supporting the university's decision to offer temporary child care services due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19. Based on recommendations from the Family Care Advisory Committee and in response to the recent Temporary Child Care Needs Survey, these services will offer families additional flexibility.
Members of the Carnegie Mellon community in Pittsburgh can use CareLink to find care givers or find a job. If you need a caregiver, you can post your request on the CareLink website. If you want to provide services, you can post your resume and search available jobs. Community members also can use CareLink to share or exchange services.
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) leverages FocusU to provide on demand training and as a convenient tool to register for and track participation in instructor-led training sessions. FocusU provides access 24/7 access to video clips, online training, books and job aids. To assist the campus community, OHR has curated a listing of online courses focusing on a diverse set of skills and abilities.
- Jul 15 General Body Meeting @ 12:00pm
- Aug 19 General Body Meeting @ 12:00pm
The chief purpose of Staff Council is to examine matters related to all staff, and to formulate recommendations to the university administration regarding staff concerns. Staff Council representatives provide advocacy on behalf of all staff members, and contribute to the vibrancy and well‐being of the entire Carnegie Mellon community.