Office of the Registrar
General Information (2019/2020)
7.8 Faculty Relations, Office of
  • Director of Faculty Relations
  • Williams, G., B.Comm., M.E.R. Memorial

An up-to-date personnel listing is available at www.mun.ca/facultyrelations/contact.

The Office of Faculty Relations is responsible for the negotiation and administration of collective agreements for faculty, per course instructors, teaching assistants, and postdoctoral fellows. Information regarding the academic employee groups and the collective agreements is available at www.mun.ca/facultyrelations/academic.

As well, the Office of Faculty Relations addresses labour relations matters arising out of the collective bargaining relationships with MUNFA, LUMUN (Per Course Instructors and Postdoctoral Fellows), and TAUMUN, including grievance and arbitration proceedings and Labour Relations Board matters. In addition, the Office of Faculty Relations:

  1. is involved in all aspects of the employment of academic staff. The Office makes per course, extra teaching, and contractual academic appointments less than one year;

  2. sets the starting salaries of all academic personnel, and determines eligibility for leaves;

  3. provides advice, assistance, and education in all matters involving faculty, including the recruitment process, promotion and tenure, discipline, sabbatical, and administrative leave eligibility, and all collective agreement matters;

  4. provides employment support, orientation opportunities for new faculty, and educational opportunities for academic administrators; and

  5. is involved in policy development, implementation and administration.