The Trinity University Staff Engagement Council (TSEC) serves as an advocate for Trinity University’s staff, recognizing their contributions to furthering and upholding the mission and values of Trinity University.
In addition to promoting their role as a crucial part of the wider University community, it is the mission of TSEC to positively and proactively advocate for the needs and interests of Trinity’s staff in regard to:
- Administrative policy
- Professional development
- Campus-wide communication
- Social community
TSEC welcomes all exempt and non-exempt classified and contract staff members of Trinity University to join the organization. TSEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, military/veteran status, religion, age, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws in appointments or elections for its members and officers. TSEC strives to have its membership reflect the full diversity of Trinity’s staff.
Become a Member
If you are interested in joining TSEC or have questions about the organization, please email TSEC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TSEC’s Nominations Committee solicits recommendations for general membership from TSEC members, staff members who express an interest in serving, and the Trinity staff community as a whole. The committee also recommends a slate of candidates for officer positions and facilitates the voting process.
TSEC strives to have its membership reflect the full diversity of Trinity’s staff.
All members must:
- Be in good standing with the University
- Participate with their supervisor’s consent and support
- Have successfully completed their six-month probationary period (as defined by Human Resources)
Members who do not adequately contribute or who have “excessive absences” from regular meetings (as determined by the officers) may be asked to resign from their committee.
TSEC offers a collective voice to Trinity’s staff and collaborates with other groups on campus to advance the professional interests and needs of the staff and create an ideal campus work environment.
Current TSEC initiatives include:
- Pay equity
- Caregiver advocacy
- Diversity and inclusion
- Improved University communication
- Community events
TSEC has completed, is continuing, or has collaborated on:
- Parental Leave Policy for Staff
- COVID-19 Workforce Management Task Force
- Staff Town Halls
- Staff Professional Development Day
- Gallup Employee Engagement Survey
Committees and Officers
Events and News
TSEC meets monthly during the fall and spring semesters, and may occasionally meet during the summer. Regular attendance at all meetings is expected of members.
TSEC organizes several social and professional events throughout the academic year, including:
- Staff Development Day
- Halloween Bash
- Christmas Jingle Mingle
- Welcome Back Party