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Employment Services Advisory Board

(Dissolved January 2018)

General Description

Principal Activities

The Committee provides advice and guidance to the AMS staff in the area of employment services for mathematical scientists and those who hire them. Responsibilities include immediate attention to various policy questions that may arise from time to time, as well as a long term view of the needs of the community, and the adequacy of AMS programs to meet those needs. The Advisory Board should update the Committee on the Profession annually about the state of AMS employment services and any current policy discussions or concerns.

Miscellaneous Information

The business of this committee can be done by mail, electronic mail, or telephone, expenses which may be reimbursed by the Society.

Note to the Chair

Committee chairs should be informed, at the beginning of each fiscal period, of the budget of their committees and cautioned to remain within the budget. Such items as travel reimbursement, accommodations, and meals for guests of any kind fall within these budgets.

For the purpose of archiving the committee activities, the Secretary maintains a central file system for archiving committee records. Committee Chairs are asked to submit committee records on yearly basis. Chairs can submit material at their discretion, and some materials that they may wish to provide are meeting minutes, agenda, and emails. Confidential material should be noted, so that it can be handled in a confidential manner.


Past Members

A list of current and past members is available here: