Assistant Vice-President
(Faculty and Academic Staff Relations)

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Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Relations team supports the academic mission and strategic research directions of the University of Guelph and the University of Guelph-Humber through the provision of professional advice and quality service to members of the University community on all matters pertaining to the terms and conditions of employment for faculty and academic staff.

The Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Relations is responsible for labour relations (including collective bargaining) and is the primary point of communication with the University of Guelph Faculty Association (UGFA Units 1 and 2) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3913 (CUPE 3913 Units 1 and 2). This includes responsibilities associated with approximately 3,300 faculty, librarians, veterinarians, sessional lecturers, graduate teaching and service assistants, college professors, college lecturers, post-doctoral fellows, and other academic staff across approximately 40 academic units.

The Office values a healthy work place environment that is diverse, inclusive, equitable, safe, supportive, respectful, and intellectually challenging.

About Tracey Jandrisits

Tracey has 20 years experience as a human resources professional engaged in all aspects of the employment relationship with faculty and members of the University's academic staff, with responsibilities including labour relations, recruitment, retention, training, orientation, professional development, and collective bargaining. Tracey advises the Provost on matters of policy related to faculty and academic staff and is a member of the Vice-President's Academic Council. She has served as a member or chief spokesperson of the University's faculty and staff negotiating teams since 1991.