College and university staff play a key role in assuring that high
standards of ethical practice attend to the delivery of services to
their various constituents and to the custody and use of resources
entrusted to them. The Controller’s Office management embraces the
values expressed in these Principles of Employee Conduct and expects
their observance by all its employees.
a. Expectations by Management of Employees
Office employees are entrusted with public resources and are
expected to understand their responsibilities with respect to
conflicts of interest and to behave in ways consistent both with law
and with University policy. If an office employee becomes aware of a
violation of University policy, the employee has a responsibility to
inform an appropriate supervisor.
Office employees are expected to be competent and to strive to
advance competence both in themselves and in others.
The conduct of Office employees is expected to be
characterized by integrity and dignity, and they should expect and
encourage such conduct by others.
Office employees are expected to be honest and conduct themselves
in ways that accord respect to themselves and others.
Office employees are expected to accept full responsibility for
their actions and to strive to serve others and accord fair and just
treatment to all.
Office employees are expected to conduct themselves in ways that
foster forthright expression of opinion and tolerance for the view of
Office employees are expected to be aware of and understand those
institutional objectives and policies relevant to their job
responsibilities, be capable of appropriately interpreting them within
and beyond the institution, and contribute constructively to their
ongoing evaluation and reformulation bringing to management’s
attention instances where they have not been met.