The Ombuds Office and the procedures described on this website are available only for tenured and tenure-track faculty and Academic Professional staff at UIS.

The Ombudsperson:

  • talks with faculty and APs who may have work related problems they need to resolve;
  • resolves problems as an intermediary;
  • makes the procedures for the different processes work;
  • keeps track of time limits, and responses, and records;
  • keeps lists of persons available to serve as mediators and help select them;
  • makes and maintains lists of Hearing Officers and handle their appointment;
  • creates and maintains forms and informational materials, including the web site;
  • runs the Ombuds Office as a service center to assist Faculty and APs in problem solving.