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About Stafflink-l
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Stafflink-L was created to enhance communication among staff from all over campus. Appropriate postings for this list include: general questions about campus or campus events, activities, etc.; soliciting solutions to problems encountered on the job, rumor control, organizing activities, announcements; volunteer opportunities; and other things such as carpooling, personal things to sell for a small amount or letting people know you have puppies to give away.

You may not use this list to provide access to subscribers of Stafflink to non-employees. This includes members of your family.

Also, do not provide any non-employees access to this list for marketing purposes or to promote specific products/services/businesses to the list as a whole.

Thank you for following these guidelines.

We hope this forum will help us get to know people from outside our specific areas and promote a unified feeling among the staff at SSU.“

Examples of appropriate and inappropriate postings to Stafflink


Rumor control on campus
Having supplies to share or give away to another department
Having free things to give away
Sharing news that is relevant to campus, e.g. the Smart Train is up and running or the pool is closed for repair.
Questioning what is happening on campus, e.g. what is that tower going up near Stevenson Hall?
Asking for advice about work processes, software use, etc.
Organizing campus events or carpools to work
General announcements about campus/department events, e.g. Convocation, Lecture Series, etc.
Requests for referrals – all answers should only go to poster.


Posting comments that are not respectful to anyone on campus, especially micro-aggressions or discriminatory comments
Posting items for sale that present conflict of interest issues (see below)
Giving access to the list to someone outside of the university, e.g. My friend/church/non-profit/children’s school has/does/wants. . . this pertains even to fundraising by outside groups.

We recognize there are many good causes, but we cannot allow people from off campus access to Stafflink. It is a state resource for employee benefit only.

Conflict of Interest:

According to the Political Reform Act, you have a financial interest in a decision if it is reasonable to think that the decision will have a financial effect, different from its effect on the public generally, on you or your immediate family in any of the following interests:
business investments worth $2,000 or more
real property interests worth $2,000 or more
sources of income of $500 or more from the past twelve months
business positions such as director, officer, partner, trustee, employee, or any management position (even if these positions are unpaid)
sources of gifts totaling $460 or more in the past twelve months

If you sell something on Stafflink that is over $500 or you sell things that total over $500 in a year, that is considered income and is a conflict of interest since you are using state resources to gain this income.

It is appreciated that you abide by these guidelines, so that Stafflink can remain an excellent resource for all of us.

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