We recognize, endorse and empower leadership at all levels. We understand the joy of living in harmony with one another, and strive to maintain an open, productive environment. We prize an upbeat, can-do attitude. We are members of the Embry-Riddle community because we want to be here, and this positive attitude is reflected in our communications with one another and our students.
Change and Growth
We appreciate that great organizations like Embry-Riddle are constantly adapting to external pressures and growing. All of our work units are constantly improving quality. We realize that our jobs require us to grow professionally and take on more responsibility. Growth requires calculated risk-taking and we empower one another to take appropriate risks and learn from our mistakes. We believe in a willingness to challenge traditions and constantly seek innovative ways to manage and solve problems.
We accept responsibility for our actions. When we see a problem, we do not pass it off, we do not complain, we act. We involve others as appropriate to achieve our goals. We prize dedicated, committed, caring, conscientious, and creative individuals who strive for excellence in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.
We speak candidly and we listen well. We hold that if every involved party has taken part in a decision, then everyone will support the decision. We believe that clear and frequent communication is essential for our safety, our relationships, and our productivity.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is committed to be a global leader in diversity and inclusion in higher education. We recognize and respect the differences among all individuals; and recruit, support, and embrace a diverse community. We provide a safe environment where self-expression is welcome. We cultivate close networks and partnerships that foster intellectual variety and cultural competency through the continued development of leadership, integrity, caring and respect. We are Embry-Riddle.
Embry-Riddle is also an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.
Fiscal Soundness and Investments
We understand we must operate efficiently and effectively so that investments can be made in our capabilities and ourselves. We invest in technology as appropriate, principally to increase the quality and frequency of our interactions in support of our mission.
Integrity, Honesty and Trust
Integrity is a valued trait. We believe that honesty is the foundation for interaction in all academic, administrative, and personal matters. The leadership team and each individual bear the responsibility for earning the trust of others.
We seek intellectual growth through study, research, questioning, listening, and debate. We value the enlightened interchange of ideas as we challenge one another to do more, to study, to learn, to share, and to grow. We expect members of the student body, faculty, and administration to exercise their academic freedoms and to preserve those of others. We commit ourselves to a lifelong endeavor of learning. We are all teachers and we are all students.
Process and Teamwork
We believe that the process of collegial decision-making contributes to the quality of the decisions. We also understand and appreciate that the most successful outcomes occur when organizational units work cooperatively as teams.
We care deeply about the health and safety of our students and fellow employees. We believe that each one of us, from the administration to the flight instructors, has a responsibility to make our workplace safer for everyone. We support the open sharing of information on all safety issues and encourage all employees and students to report significant safety hazards or concerns.
We understand that students are the lifeblood of Embry-Riddle. We focus and commit ourselves and our resources to the success of current, past, and future students. Our success is gauged by the difference we make in our students' lives.