Performance Management

Visiting Academic Professionals

Definition of Visiting Academic Professionals

Academic professionals appointed for a temporary duration and who are subject to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement with the Visiting Academic Professionals Association (AAP/IEA/NEA).  These positions require a minimum of a bachelor's degree.

Contact Information

Specific labor and employee relations questions associated with Visiting Academic Professionals should be directed to:

Name Title Email Phone
Sharon Reynolds Associate Director sreynlds@illinois.edu (217) 333-0033
Heather Horn Assistant Director hwilson@illinois.edu (217) 333-0033

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement

Visiting Academic Professionals are covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the Visiting Academic Professionals Association (VAP).  A copy of the collective bargaining agreement can be found at:

Visiting Academic Professionals (VAP) Contract

Performance Management

Supervisors should contact Academic Human Resources with questions related to performance management.  AHR can provide template communications that help supervisors relay workplace expectations on subjects related to:

Offer Letters

Please include notification that Visiting Academic Professionals are covered by a bargaining agreement when offering employment.  As a result, special verbiage MUST be included in all offer letters made to prospective Visiting Academic Professionals. Here is a sample Offer Letter template to use for VAP offers.

Benefits

A summary of benefits available to employees can be found at: