The ACE Equity-Minded Faculty Workloads Report identifies 6 linked to equitable workloads: Transparency, Clarity, Credit, Norms, Context, and Accountability. Below you'll find the definitions and suggested tools for developing each condition.
The ACE Equity-Minded Faculty Workload Worksheet Booklet provides sample worksheets to guide the process of implementing service dashboards, service audits, faculty expectations guidelines, compensation for key roles, credit systems, teaching credit swaps, planned service rotations, planned teaching time rotations, differentiated workload policies, modified criteria for tenure and promotion, and restructuring and reducing committees.
Visible information about faculty work activities
Identified, defined, and understood benchmarks of faculty work activities
Departments recognize and reward faculty expending more efforts in specific areas
Departmental culture includes the expectation and commitment that workloads are equitable
A reward system and load assignment that recognizes different strengths and interests to achieve shared departmental goals.
Mechanisms are in place that track the fulfillment of work obligation and awarded credit for fulfilled responsibilities and to avoid or address social loafing.