The services of a Staff Ombuds are available to office/service and managerial/professional employees who have been unable to solve a problem within their departments or through established channels. The Staff Ombuds, though not empowered to change policy, may be able to facilitate the handling of a problem or may direct employees to the person most likely to help. All matters brought to the Staff Ombuds are confidential, and employees will not jeopardize their employment by seeking the services of the Staff Ombuds.

Employees are to be granted administrative leave for discussions with the Staff Ombuds.

The Staff Ombuds is available during normal university hours or at other times by special arrangement, 402-472-3101.