Faculty Affairs

About Us

Faculty Affairs in the College of Arts & Sciences facilitates work life and advancement throughout the faculty career path, including faculty searches, hires, and appointments; instructor career ladder, tenure, and promotion reviews; Visa applications; leaves of absence; MOUs, transfers of tenure homes, and counteroffers; Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor nominations; and resignations and retirements. With more than 600 full-time faculties in CAS, Faculty Affairs is a very busy office.

Below find contact information and areas of expertise for the Faculty Affairs personnel.

Toru Shimizu 
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professor of Psychology 
Location: CPR 107
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX
Jessica Lauteria
Faculty Recruiter
Location: CPR 268
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX
Contact Jessica for information on faculty searches, offers, and appointments; search plans and DIEO certifications; letters of offer; waivers of advertising; courtesy faculty appointments.
Michelle Maldonado
Administrative Specialist
Location: CPR 260
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX

Contact Michelle for information on Archivum/FAIR's Annual Assignments and Evaluations; all faculty Visa issues in CAS; faculty transcripts/SACs accreditation.


Mieke Zylstra
Faculty Services Administrator
Location: CPR 266
Mailpoint: CPR 266
813.974.5911 FAX
Contact Mieke for information on schedules and Archivum applications for Tenure & Promotion, Mid-Tenure reviews, Instructor Promotion; Sabbatical Leave; Professional Development Leave; Emeritus Nominations; Distinguished University Professor Nominations; New Faculty Orientation.