Carnegie Mellon University

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.

Take Our Children to Work Day 2024 

For more information please visit the TOCTWD 2024 website.

Voting NOW Open for SC Division Rep 2024 -2026 Term

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SC Division Rep Election Timelines

  • Feb 16 Nominations Open for SC Division Rep 2024-2026 term
  • Mar 1 Nominations Close for SC Division Rep 2024-2026 term
  • Mar 12 - Mar 19 Nominees Accept/Decline Nomination and upload Photo/Bio
  • Apr 7 Voting Opens for SC Division Rep Elections
  • Apr 19 Voting Closes for SC Division Rep Elections
  • May 1 New 2024-2026 SC Division Reps Announced
  • Jul 1 Staff Council 2024-2026 term begins with new Division Reps and Executive Officers - Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary

Get to know your 2023 - 2024 Staff Council

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SC Officers

SC Divisional Reps  

SC At-Large Reps    

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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.