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Staff Council

The voice for staff at Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Council at CMU

Staff Council is comprised of elected representatives who work closely with university administration to address issues and develop best solutions for staff and the university community. Representatives are elected to a two-year term of service and are expected to actively engage their constituents and participate in Staff Council initiatives. Staff Council ensures that all schools and campus units are represented.

30th Annual Food Drive online donations accepted till Monday November 27th @11:59pm ET!

Thanks for your donations and supporting Staff Council's 30th Annual Food Drive benefiting the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.

Food Drive Online Donations will be accepted thru Monday November 27 till 11:59pm ET. 

Please make your donation now:   



Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank

CMU Staff Council Food Drive’s 30th Anniversary Event on Wednesday 11/8/2023 from noon to 2pm Merson Court

CMU Staff Council will host the Food Drive’s 30th Anniversary Event on Wednesday 11/8/2023 from noon to 2PM outside Merson Court. 

Join us for this special 30th Anniversary Event & enjoy:

  • Free cookies (compliments of Sams Club – Robinson & Mt Nebo locations)
  • Special Appearance by Scotty
  • Raffles & Prizes
    • Peanut Butter Donation Raffle – a donation of one or more 16 oz jars of peanut butter (plastic only please!) will receive a change for one-month free parking. Two parking prizes will be awards – one for Students and one for Faculty/Staff. 
    • Yes, another Raffle for great prizes for a gift donation made @ table or using QR code.  Donations include online gift, cash or check contribution, can opener donation or other gift of nonperishables. 

Show up & participate in the 30th Anniversary event & donate to enter the Raffle drawings!

All Food Drive proceeds fund the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, please give generously.  Thank You!   

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Get to know your 2023 - 2024 Staff Council

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For the CMU Community

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.

Professional Development

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.

Resources for Working Remotely

If your job duties do not allow remote work and you are 60 years old or older, or have an underlying medical condition that may put you at higher risk for complications, you should contact your HR business partner to be counseled on PTO and leave options and process.

Our Mission

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.