AS PROFESSIONAL STAFF MISSION
We, the UCSB AS Professionals, empower, mentor, guide and support UCSB students to deepen and enhance civic engagement and social responsibility by:
Facilitating learning through student initiated projects and programs.
Ensuring student inclusion in shared governance of the university.
Initiating and facilitating collaboration within the UCSB community and beyond.
Safeguarding the continuity, financial stability and institutional memory of the AS organization for current and future students.
Respecting student agency to create their own path.
AS PROFESSIONAL VALUES
Teamwork: being respectful, seeking common ground as we do our work, and being honest, trustworthy, and straightforward. Being cooperative without compromising our independence.
Professionalism: following accepted and ethical standards of our areas of expertise; doing our work fairly and with integrity; representing our recommendations to our stakeholders accurately, and with a sense of proportion; and completing our work thoroughly and timely so that it is available and relevant to inform stakeholders’ decisions.
Flexibility: thinking creatively, adopting new ways of addressing issues tailored to unique circumstances, and building on successful processes to make them better.
Accountability: taking responsibility for completing high quality work.
AS ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES
Creating a public sphere
Diversity: respecting each other and amplifying the strengths that come from true respect for diversity
Education & Knowledge