Specific Responsibilties of the Office of Faculty Affairs

  • Administer  the new faculty appointment and credentialing procedure.
  • Review and process all nominations for appointment, promotion and tenure to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Provide staff support for the Appointments and Promotions Committee, Tenure Committee and the Dean's Faculty Achievement Awards Committee.
  • Verify professional credentials of faculty and prospective faculty.
  • Manage the faculty reappointment process.
  • Prepare, distribute and maintain faculty compensation contracts for all full and part-time salaried faculty.
  • Maintain computerized faculty roster information system (demographics, rank and education) used by the institution and various accrediting bodies.
  • Maintain individual faculty files as the official faculty record for Eastern Virginia Medical School.
  • Respond to all inquiries regarding appointment/promotion and provide accurate faculty data for EVMS departments and executive leadership.
  • Serve as resource to the Dean/Provost, faculty and staff regarding interpretation and application of faculty policies.
  • Coordinate and organize the Dean's Standing Committees.
  • Facilitate applications of faculty nominated for local, state and national awards.
  • Plan for the presentation of two General Faculty Meetings per year.
  • Respond to external surveys and questionnaires requesting faculty-related information.