The Staff Council (SC) is a body composed of employees of Loyola University Chicago (LUC) elected by their constituents to represent the concerns of and act as a voice for their constituents. Twenty representatives serve a constituency of approximately 840 employees.
Statement of Intent
Staff are all those employees of LUC who, as members of the University community, serve the University through contributing to its success, to the growth and welfare of all its employees, and to the promotion of a positive and supportive work environment. Staff include all employees other than the following: faculty and student employees, officers of the institution (Band "E"), members of unions, and contract employees.
Staff Council, along with the Faculty Council and Unified Student Government, operates as a recognized part of the University governance system to provide a forum for open communication and ongoing dialogue among staff and between staff and administration. SC is an affinity group within the University; it is neither a deliberative nor a policy-making body. SC, through its chair, is invited by the University to offer nominations for staff appointments on administrative committees, task forces, and the like.
Staff Council welcomes feedback, concerns and questions from staff about topics such as benefits, staff events, staff development and recognition, or any other topic that is relevant to all university staff. Staff Council will address concerns by providing information as appropriate, alerting appropriate departments of major concerns, acting as an advocate for staff, and may create and/or endorse specific proposals.