Applications sought for University Staff Advisory Council

The University Staff Advisory Council (USAC) is accepting applications for new members. USAC members have voting responsibilities and serve a three-year term that will begin Aug. 1, 2012. Council meetings typically occur during normal University hours and are considered University business.

Created in 1995, the USAC is a forum for exchanging ideas about the welfare and development of staff employees. Members explore University policies and procedures that affect staff employees and make recommendations to the central administration through the associate vice president for Human Resources.

Some of the USAC’s most recent involvements include: participation in the development of two major processes that affect staff (Penn State Competencies and the Staff Review and Development Plan (SRDP) programs); participation in the SRDP Focus Group; and recommending to the president to extend the probationary period for staff.

The application form and more information on USAC may be obtained at The application deadline is May 1.

Last Updated May 01, 2012