Staff Assembly

Join a Committee

Staff Assembly has six standing committees which are involved in various aspects of staff life. Each committee has a convener and up to seven members. Some of our committees need additional members. If you are interested in joining any one of the following committees, please contact staff-assembly@butler.edu.

  • Employment Affairs
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Communications
  • Faculty Relations
  • Nominations & Elections
  • Activities & Socials

Why me?

We each offer unique skills, fresh ideas and different points-of-view from which our committees can benefit. We want your input. Plus, volunteering for a committee gives you an outlet for things you are good at but may not have a chance to do in your work. It's a great way to meet people from other offices and we have fun interacting and brainstorming!

Tell me what the Staff Assembly committees actually do?

Staff Assembly's six standing committees work to represent the needs and interests of Butler's staff and communicate that information to the campus community. The committees do everything from supporting staff's professional growth and relationship building to planning social activities, workshops and luncheons, to supporting the assembly's computer and communication needs.

How can I get involved in one of the committees?

Contact anyone on the Executive Committee and let them know of your interest. If you have an interest in a committee that doesn't have a vacancy at that time, we'll hang on to your information in the event that a space becomes available.

The Committees

Activities and Socials

The Activities and Social Committee provides staff with opportunities to participate in enjoyable activities and events and to share ideas, experiences and knowledge with other Butler staff, faculty and students.

Activities and Events held by the Activities and Social Committee:

  • Spring Sports Spectacular Staff Team
  • Angel Tree
  • Relay for Life Staff Team
  • Tailgate With the Dawgs
  • Butler Travel Network
  • Softball League
  • Butler Perks and Butler Events brochures

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for updating and maintaining the Staff Assembly website and HUB, to promote various activities via the assembly's bulletin board outside HR and the Butler Digest, and to generally streamline the communication process between the Assembly and the staff at Butler.

Employment Affairs Committee

The Employment Affairs Committee goal is to enhance the employment environment for staff members and to explore ways to make Butler a wonderful place to work. Based on input from staff, the Committee created the Top Dawg Award and Campus Sweep, and has made policy recommendations (flex-time; job share, etc.). The committee meets once a month. There may be an additional time commitment on occasion (reviewing policies, researching employment practices at other colleges and universities, assisting in coordination of Campus Sweep, etc.)

Faculty Relations Committee

The Faculty Relations Committee serves to monitor and enhance relations between staff and faculty. This includes, but is not limited to, programming, events, surveys, projects such as "Who's THAT?" or "Faculty Welcome", etc.

Nominations and Elections Committee

The Nominations and Elections Committee oversees the election process that not only selects the officers of Staff Assembly, but also the members of the executive committee. This committee first collects nominations for the executive committee and its officers, than conducts elections annually in accordance with the Staff Assembly Bylaws.

Personal & Professional Development Committee

The Personal & Professional Development Committee works with various groups on campus to enhance development opportunities for staff members and to look for ways to increase staff interest and participation pertaining to staff development.

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Staff Assembly

4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
staff-assembly@butler.edu