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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

UA Staff Alliance - Staff Compensation Working Group Proposals

Staff Alliance is pleased to share the results of the efforts of our 2012/2013 Compensation Working Group. Given the increasing scrutiny of, and uncertainty about, annual staff compensation increases, the special working group was convened to look at other ways to recognize and reward the value of staff work for the university. They generated eight proposals which the Staff Alliance supports and will bring forward to system wide administration for discussion.
Please Review the 5 draft proposals already approved by Staff Alliance to forward to the administration :
Bonus system: Finalcomp_proposal2013_bonus_system
Flex Time: Finalcomp_proposal2013_flex_sched
Volunteer Leave: Finalcomp_proposal2013_volunteer_leave_time
Geo Diff: Finalcomp_proposal2013_geo_diff
Sick Leave: Finalcomp_proposal2013_sick_leave
Additional proposals under development:
Veteran’s Day Holiday Leave
Leave Accrual
Longevity Recognition
As always we encourage you to comment or provide feedback on any of these proposals here, or contact your staff council representatives directly.  You can find our Staff Council members' names and email addresses on the right side of this page.  Thanks.

University Policy and Regulation Review

Systemwide administration is currently reviewing board of regents policy and regulations. Staff Alliance would like your input on any changes that should be made to streamline or update UA policies or regulations. If you work with or have experience with a particular policy or regulation we encourage you to provide feedback on it by commenting below or sending your email to Juella Sparks at or Monique Musick

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Staff Invitation to Upcoming UAF-UNAC General Membership Town Hall Meeting on UAF Budget Status

Staff are invited to attend the upcoming UAF-UNAC General Membership Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, March 21 from 12:30-2:00, in the Wood Center - Carol Brown Ballroom.  Teleconference information for this meeting will be posted as soon as it becomes available.  

Staff Council wishes to thank Debu Misra and UNAC faculty for extending this invitation to staff.  


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

2013 Staff Make Students Count Award - Nomination Deadline Extended to March 22!

Nominations are now being accepted for the Staff Make Students Count Award.  The award recognizes staff who have provided outstanding service to UA students. Each recipient receives an award plaque, $1,000 and two domestic airline vouchers. All nominees receive a certificate of nomination. The university president presents the awards at a Board of Regents meeting, usually in June.  The deadline for submitting completed nomination packets to the UAF Staff Council Office has been extended to  March 22.

For more information visit:
Send completed nomination packets to:
UAF Staff Council Office
314 Signers' Hall
Campus Box 7500
PO Box 757500
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Please send questions to the UAF Staff Council Office at   
474-7056,, or post them in the comment section of the blog.