Code of Ethics
Each Purchasing & Ancillary Services (PAAS) employee serves as a financial steward for the university and subscribes to the USF Code of Ethics for Administrators with Financial Responsibility as well as, the two ethic codes & business standards from ISM (Institute for Supply Management) and NAEP (National Association of Educational Procurement).
CODE OF ETHICS FOR UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ADMINISTRATORS WITH FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
USF Administrators with financial responsibilities adhere and promote the following ethical principles and responsibilities:
- Acting with honesty and integrity, and avoiding actual or potential conflicts of interest between my personal and professional relationships;
- Providing accurate, complete, objective, relevant, timely, and understandable information to appropriate University officers and administrators;
- Complying with all federal, state, and local rules and regulations;
- Complying with all University policies and procedures;
- Acting in good faith, responsibly, with due care, competence and diligence;
- Holding all information acquired in the course of employment at the University as confidential unless authorized or legally required to disclose such information, and not using such information for personal advantage; and
- Managing University assets and resources prudently and responsibly.
(Administrators with financial responsibilities include all Business & Finance accounting and financial professional; all Deans and Vice Presidents; and those designated by their Deans and Vice Presidents to have financial or budget responsibilities.)