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Policies and Procedures

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Tenure, Promotion, Workload and Leadership Policies

SPS Academic Leadership Position Descriptions
Roles, responsibilities, compensation, and evaluation processes for those in leadership positions in the School of Public Service

SPS Tenure and Promotion Policies
Guidelines for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor

SPS Research Faculty Promotion Policy
Guidelines specifying the criteria and procedures governing promotions for research faculty

SPS Mentoring Guidelines
Mentoring guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

SPS Promotion to Full Professor
Guidelines for awarding promotion to professor

Parental Leave Workload Release Plan
Boise State University policy to support faculty as they balance professional and family duties before and after the birth or adoption of a child

Social Media Support and Resources
Social Media Support and Resources for School of Public Service Faculty

Promotion Guidelines for Clinical Faculty
Criteria and procedures governing the promotion procedures for Clinical Faculty

Workload Policy
School of Public Service workload and yearly evaluation policy statement for tenured and tenure-eligible faculty members

Understanding Workload in SPS
Includes a table with the three typical workload options

Service and F180
Service, tips & advice and examples of estimating time for on-going service activities

Memorandum: Service Norms in SPS
The purpose of this memo is to set clear expectations for engagement in service activities for SPS faculty


Hiring Policies

Tenured and Tenure-Track Hiring Guidelines
Hiring guidelines for tenured and tenure-track faculty in the School of Public Service

Permanent Lecturer Hiring Guidelines
Hiring guidelines for permanent lecturers in the School of Public Service


For Program Leads

Curriculum Process
Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Program Budgeting Procedures
How program budgeting decisions are made and procedures for making requests

Guidelines for Low Enrollment Courses
To ensure SPS courses have robust enrollment.

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