Assistant to the Chairperson
The Assistant to the Chair is appointed by the Chair after consultation with the Faculty Advisory Committee (hereinafter “FAC”). The term of service is established by the Chair in consultation with the FAC, but may be terminated by the Chair, in his/her sole discretion. The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant to the Chair are determined by the Chairperson in consultation with the FAC. The duties shall be specified in a departmental operating procedures document and referenced in the description of workload equivalents (see Section IV F. Faculty Workload and Workload Equivalents) contained in this handbook. The Assistant to the Chair has the right to resign from office at any point. In case of temporary absence (sabbatical, research leave, etc.), the Chair designates an Interim Assistant to the Chairperson in consultation with the FAC.