Welcome to the Faculty & Staff Resources Portal for the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. This is your one-stop shop for digital resources and links to important employee information. Explore the sections below and reach out to the people listed under “Contact Information” in each section should you have any questions.
The Stempel College 2022 Operations Manual, which is updated annually, has detailed information about each section below. For the latest updates to resources, refer to this portal.
About Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
The mission of Stempel College is to improve health, health equity, and wellbeing of local, national, and global populations through education, research, and partnerships that are innovative and transformative. The college’s academic disciplines—public health, dietetics and nutrition, social work, and disaster preparedness—are advancing research and practices to realize this mission, bringing our students and faculty to the forefront of their fields.
Stempel College’s unique geography at the intersection of the Americas in Miami, Florida, drives us to solve complicated health and social welfare matters afflicting the most underserved populations. This does not change after graduation; alumni continue to contribute in meaningful ways.
Stempel College is home to innovative research programs and centers powered by faculty, staff, and students who parse problems to find answers at an accelerated pace. We research and teach to affect positive change in our communities through interventions at every possible level. Our research guides leaders, translates into health-related policies and procedures and serves those who need the most support.
The Office of Academic Affairs oversees the academic enterprise of Stempel College’s schools and departments.
For questions, contact Dr. Mark Macgowan, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, AHC 5-513; tel: 305-348-0427; email@example.com. Please CC Maggie Romaguera, Senior Administrative Assistant; tel: 305-348-7158; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Departmental administrative staff assist with the day-to-day operations at Stempel College. What follows are back up protocol guidelines for admin staff, as well as a contact information template:
For questions and assistance, contact Miladys Martinez Palacios, Senior Executive Assistant, tel: 305-348-5344; email@example.com.
The Office of Internal Audit annually audits the college's financial and operational controls. To better support faculty and staff with operations, please reference the below resources.
For questions regarding the audit, please contact Paola Moreno, Executive Director of Operations and Initiatives; tel: 305-348-1321; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel & Other Expenses
- For Travel & Other Expenses guidelines and procedures, refer to the University’s Travel & Other Expenses Manual.
- Additional Resources
- Memo: Stempel College Audit, Travel Procedures (May 22, 2023)
Departmental Credit Cards
- For departmental credit card guidelines and procedures, refer to the University’s Credit Card Guidelines & Procedures Manual.
- All cardholders and approvers must attend the annual training to use Stempel College's departmental credit cards. The training for the fiscal year 2022-2023 must be completed by July 31, 2023.
- Additional Resources
- Memo: Stempel College Audit, Departmental Credit Cards (May 22, 2023)
Emergency Procedures & Response Protocols
Stempel College follows FIU emergency policies and procedures. Department of Emergency Management (DEM) is available to assist and ensure we are prepared to handle all emergencies, including inclement weather and other disasters.
Post COVID-19 – Our Next Normal
The well-being of FIU’s constituents is FIU’s top priority.
- Panthers Protecting Panthers:Additional guidance and information about COVID-19
- FIU COVID-19 response team: 305-348-1919
All faculty, staff, and students are highly encouraged to use the FIU P3 app to complete a safety screening questionnaire before coming to campus. The FIU P3 app is available for download on the FIU website or in Google and Apple app stores.
“Kognito: At Risk” course
All faculty and staff must complete the “Kognito: At-Risk” course to identify and support students in distress. This request has been made by Florida’s Board of Governors to collectively improve our ability to work with and support students in crisis by directing them appropriately to available resources. The Kognito course is available through fiu.edu. Type “Kognito-At-Risk” into the search bar of the site to find the course.
Event Protocol and Management
To provide the standard operating procedures for event management at FIU, the Event Protocol Book should be used as a guide to produce any event being hosted by the university.
Submit an event to the FIU calendar
Submit events to populate in FIU's calendar. This is an excellent opportunity to promote your events to the FIU/Stempel College community. To submit an event, please do the following:
- Go to this page (log in using your FIU login information): https://calendar.fiu.edu/event/create
- Fill out the information on the form
- Please make sure that under the "Department" field, you select "Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work." *I will not be able to approve this if you select any other department*
- Submit the event for approval
- Send an email to email@example.com to alert about submission and for approval
Stempel College’s Finance Office provides leadership in the administration of financial operations of the college.
For questions and assistance, contact Maryann Camps Gato, Director of Budget; tel:305-348-6243; firstname.lastname@example.org and Miriam Ludwig, Finance Manager; tel: 305-348-7784; email@example.com.
Types of funding sources
Stempel College’s Human Resources (HR) team is located in the Office of the Dean and serves as an extension of FIU’s Division of Human Resources. It facilitates the delivery of human resource activities such as, but not limited to, overseeing the hires of permanent positions (faculty, administrative, and staff), adjuncts and temporary hires, time reporting, the visa process, the compliance of University policies and procedures, and other HR-related issues within the college.
For questions, contact Anet Saumell, Senior Human Resources Generalist, AHC 5-520; tel: 305-348-7802; firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical Key/FIU One Card
For questions, please contact Iliana Perez, Senior Coordinator, Administrative Services; tel: 305-348-1640; email@example.com.
Physical Key Access
All new hires must create and submit a request for a physical key by visiting FIU Facilities.
FIU One Card Access
Faculty/Staff must have a valid Panther ID number in order to receive an FIU One Card. To obtain a card:
- The Faculty/Staff will go to the FIU One Card Office at their respective campus. MMC: PG-1 100; BBC: WUC 143.
- The Faculty/Staff is not responsible for payment for their first FIU One Card.
- The Faculty/Staff must present a valid government-issued photo ID.
- *Duplicate/replacement fee is $15.00 payable by cash, check or credit card at the MMC One Card Office or at the BBC Cashier’s Office.
New hires should connect with their unit’s Office Coordinator to obtain FIU One Card access to ACH-5 areas.
One Card Access Forms (For Office Coordinators)
As part of FIU’s mission to focus on collaborative engagement with global communities, Stempel College is committed to extending and solidifying its international base. Stempel College’s international goals are guided by the critical problems of our time and align with the University’s Next Horizon 2025 Strategic Plan and FIU Global’s Strategic Plan. Therefore, the college encourages faculty, staff, and students to collaborate with international partners to address critical public health issues that lead to positive change and help attain FIU’s global vision.
Global engagement can include but is not limited to:
- International travel
- Research initiatives
- Speaking and teaching engagements
- Student and faculty exchange
- Events with international participants either in-person or virtually
About the Special Projects and Initiatives Team
Non-research global initiatives are centralized through the Special Projects and Initiatives Team (SPI), located in the Office of the Dean. The team supports building and nurturing global partnerships and produces events that include the annual Global Health Conference of the Americas, community webinars, research workshops, and seminars.
Marketing & Communications
Stempel College’s Communications Office, located in the Office of the Dean, oversees editorial, social media, paid and earned media, e-mail marketing, and advertising. It is also responsible for brand management, ensuring the college’s branding and messaging is consistent across all print and digital collateral (e.g., website, brochures, photos, videos, etc.) The office works with OSAA to raise the college’s visibility and promote its activities to stakeholders. It also liaises with FIU’s Division of Strategic Communications to ensure consistency in messaging and to support collaboration on design, editorial, digital communications, and media relations efforts.
For questions, contact Stephanie Rendon, Senior Account Manager; tel: 305-347-4670; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stempel College Marketing & Communications Request Form
Have a marketing and communications request? Please use the Marketing & Communications Request Form to submit your request and get your project started with the Stempel College Marketing & Communications team.
Stempel College’s Brand Assets
The Stempel College Research Unit is a team dedicated to supporting the endeavors of research faculty from early conceptualization of a project, through the pre-award process to its management and subsequent closeout. The unit serves as a one-stop center for all researchers who are seeking assistance with the management of sponsored research projects. Its goal is to serve as a liaison between the college and the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) to enhance the process associated with research activities, promote research conduct, and ensure that all activities are compliant with the most current local, state, and federal regulations.
For more detailed information on research administration, please visit ORED’s website. There you can access resources on research development, proposal preparation, award management, research compliance, innovation & economic development, and more.
For questions, contact the research team at email@example.com.
IT Resources & Support
Access the most requested technology-related information here, including conference room booking instructions, virtual collaboration tools, and more.
Conference Room Reservations
Contact your Office Coordinator to reserve a conference room. Office Coordinators can access the conference room calendars below.
Resources for video conferencing (Zoom), sharing files (OneDrive) or communicating with colleagues (Teams) can be found here.
Access frequently asked for IT resources, including telephone operation, VPN, and surplus.