Assistant Provost for Faculty Appointments and Policy Administration
As the Assistant Provost for Faculty Appointments and Policy Administration, Jessica Mette provides support on various faculty matters involving appointment structure, governance, and policies. Jessica’s portfolio also includes acting as liaison to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees for faculty personnel matters, including hiring, promotion and tenure, sabbaticals, contracts, and notice of non-reappointments, as well as giving broad perspective and access to faculty employment matters.
After human resources roles in transportation, retail, and warehousing, Jessica joined the University of Illinois, coordinating HR activities for the School of Chemical Sciences for several years before joining Illinois Human Resources and then the Office of the Provost. Jessica holds an undergraduate degree from Illinois and a graduate degree from Illinois’ Labor and Employment Relations.