There are five pathways that a faculty member may utilize to resolve a grievance issue.
Talk with the Director to explore any possible resolutions
Reach out to UMCES Ombuds, which offers specific faculty ombuds who can discuss concerns you may have and offer possible resolutions
Contact your Human Resources (HR) Director, Lisa Ross: The HR Director is trained to handle concerns over salary, benefits, retirement, and many other employment issues
Workplace Grievances: UMCES has a specific faculty grievance policy that deals with discrimination, harassment, unfair employment practices, and retaliation. Details are provided here through a series of Frequently Asked Questions
Promotion/Tenure Grievances: Grievances related to promotion/tenure issues are covered by a separate grievance process. Details are provided through a series of Frequently Asked Questions