The Staff Advisory Council is here to support staff members in the Maverick community with the Professional Development fund.
The 2021-2022 SAC PD Fund application is open. The PD Committee meets on the fourth Monday of every month to review applications. Please plan requests accordingly.
The application will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. All professional development activities must be completed by June 30, 2022. For consideration, please request funds as soon as possible.
This program is designed to support in-depth, job-specific, and domain-specific professional development opportunities for UNO staff that are not currently available through other programs or unit funding. The program is designed to fund a broad array of proesional development opportunities for staff across the campus, espeicallly those in departments with limited unit funding.
To see the full SAC Professional Development Fund Guidelines click here
To see the FAQs for the SAC Professional Development Fund click here
To see ideas for Office/Service Opportunities click here
To be eligible, a staff member:
Must be .5 FTE or be a benefits-eligible employee classified as "Office/Service," "Managerial/Professional," or "Non-academic Administrator." This also includes employees of the NU system who spend more than 50 percent of their work time in service of UNO.
Must be an employee longer than 180 days, past the University's probationary period and in good standing with the University (i.e. not under any written disciplinary action within the past 12 months). Edited on 12/7/2020
Must receive approval for the requested professional development from their supervisor and respective unit.
Possible uses for the SAC Professional Development Fund include:
Conference costs (registration fee, lodging, non-local transportation)
Certification test prep classes and exam costs
CBA Executive and Professional Development Courses (formerly NBDC courses)
Tuition for local community college courses for a specific job skill
Other job-related or domain-specific opportunities not available to UNO staff through other means
Staff members are also encouraged to contact the SAC Professional Development Committee by email. Email: email@example.com