Administrative Affairs Procedure #400
Section 1. Procedure
This procedure is established to define guidelines for administrative procedures.
Section 2. Authority
This procedure is issued pursuant to the operating authority granted to the Vice President of Administration and Finance by the President of the university.
Section 3. Effective Date
This shall become effective upon signature of the Vice President of Administration and Finance and remain in effect until modified or expressly revoked.
Section 4. Responsibility
The responsibility for implementation of this procedure is assigned to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Section 5. Objective
To provide guidelines for the issuance of administrative procedures.
Section 6. Implementation
Procedures should meet the following criteria:
- The procedure should be administrative in nature. In other words, most procedures will serve to define a procedure as set forth in one or more of the following: Minnesota Statutes, State University System Policies, collective bargaining agreements, statewide administrative procedures and various other sources.
- The procedure should provide information that is frequently needed and used by most offices of the university
- The procedure’s central focus is that of providing information, unnecessary guidelines are to be avoided wherever possible.
Administrative Affairs Procedures #400
Guidelines for Administrative Procedures
Proposal for a Procedure
A proposal to develop a procedure should be submitted by a unit director within the university to the vice president of administration and finance. Such proposals should be brief and focus on need, objective(s) to be accomplished, and a short description or outline of the procedure.
Section 7. Review
This procedure will be subject to review on an annual basis.
Section 8. Approval
Issued on this 19th day of September, 2003
Cathleen Brannen,Vice President, Administration and Finance.