We define an organic structure that guarantees an optimal functioning of the institution and thus fulfills its objectives. This structure seeks to define the relationships of the different actors, assigning functions of direction, coordination and operation.
The structure defines through an organization chart the lines of government and determines the different functional units of the institution. This allows efficient processes to be established and gives clarity to each of the institution's members about their responsibilities to achieve common goals.
Organizational Structure of the CES University
The CES University defines an organic structure that guarantees an optimal functioning of the institution and thus fulfills its objectives. This structure seeks to define the relationships of the different actors, assigning functions of direction, coordination and operation.
The structure defines through an organization chart the lines of government and determines the different functional units of the institution. This enables efficient processes to be established and clarifies each of the institution's members about their responsibilities to achieve common goals.
It is the highest regulatory body of the university.
It is the highest governing body of the university.
It is the highest academic and administrative authority, in charge of directing the progress of the institution based on the guidelines defined by the Superior Council.
It is the control body, established by law, that fulfills the functions of reviewing and inspecting the economic facts of the university.
Unit in charge of measuring and evaluating the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the other controls, advising the institution in the continuity of the administrative process, the re-evaluation of the established plans and in the introduction of the necessary corrections for the fulfillment of the goals or objectives planned.
There are 11 advisory committees that are preceded by the Rector, with which the aim is to guarantee adequate decision-making at the institution's managerial level.
- Academic Council: it is the collegiate body in charge of the proper functioning of the university in its academic aspects.
- Administrative Committee: it is the collegiate body in charge of the proper functioning of the university in its administrative aspects.
- Purchasing Committee: committee with which the process of purchasing goods and services of the CES University was regulated and in which it is sought to make the most appropriate decisions as well as carry out the respective follow-up.
- Infrastructure Committee: seeks to guarantee the success of infrastructure projects and that there are collegiate decisions, based on the interests of the University Community.
- Institutional Committee for Intellectual and Editorial Property: it will ensure that the knowledge that is produced in all scientific, artistic, technological, technical and academic activities enjoys the protection and recognition that intellectual property grants to all the subjects involved in them. In addition, he must study and approve the edition of books at CES University and define and modify the publishing policies of the works.
- International Relations Committee: it is a means of supporting the work of the International Relations Office of the University, taking into account that the objective of this Office must be to support the teaching, research and extension of the institution in a transversal way. , which is why, it is necessary to have the different opinions and contributions of those who lead each of these axes (Research Director, Head of Extension, Academic Director), as well as who leads the administrative part (Rector) of the University and those with more experience in the field of internationalization (former Heads of International Relations).
- Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Animals (CICUA): it is an academic, independent body, outside the political, organizational or commercial influence of third parties, which is in charge of safeguarding and ensuring the care and respect of animals used as active subjects in the research, teaching and extension process.
- Institutional Ethics Committee for Research in Humans (CIEI): it is an academic, independent body, outside the political, organizational or commercial influence of third parties, which is responsible for safeguarding and ensuring respect, freedom, autonomy, dignity and privacy and other rights of people, animals and living beings, as well as the environment and institutions, actively or passively participating in research activities.
- Research, Extension and Innovation Committee: its purpose is to guide the policies of the knowledge management system and its scope in the fields of research, extension, entrepreneurship and innovation, within the regulatory framework that governs the development of the university substantive functions.
- Institutional Committee for the Ethical Use of Biodiversity (CIEB): in charge of ensuring compliance with the rules that regulate and regulate the collection of specimens of wild species of biological diversity for non-commercial scientific research purposes, and will ensure the adequate management of biological collections and permits granted by the national environmental authority to the university or to members of its academic and scientific community.
- Institutional Editorial Committee: in charge of promoting and disseminating the production of academic, scientific and artistic works produced by members of the university community.
- Inclusion Committee: in charge of promoting the inclusive institutional offer with a differential approach, managing to develop the capacity of the CES University to attend to diversity, which allows equitable access to the institutional offer and to have continuous monitoring of these activities.
- Institutional and Quality Committee in the IPS CES Sabaneta: Committee with the character of technical-scientific, regulatory and control adviser, whose main purposes are to continuously apply the existing policies and standards regarding the mandatory quality assurance system and evaluate user satisfaction in providing quality health services.
- Institutional and Quality Committee in the IPS CES Warehouse: Committee with the character of technical-scientific, regulatory and control adviser, whose main purposes are to continuously apply the existing policies and standards regarding the mandatory quality assurance system and evaluate user satisfaction in providing quality health services.
- Institutional and Quality Committee in the Veterinary Center: Committee with the character of technical-scientific, regulatory and control adviser, whose main purposes are to continuously apply existing policies and standards and evaluate user satisfaction to provide quality services, promoting continuous improvement.
- Quality Operational Committee: Committee with the character of technical-scientific, regulatory and control advisor, whose main purposes are to continuously apply existing policies and standards regarding the quality management system and evaluate the implementation of the established processes from CES University, seeking continuous improvement and institutional growth.
- Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of the Sabaneta and Warehouse Headquarters: in charge of providing advice in the scope of its functions, in accordance with the provisions of Resolution No. 1403 of 2007, which determines the Pharmaceutical Service Management Model.
- Senior Management Committee of the In Vitro Toxicity Unit - UTI: in charge of ensuring that appropriate operation, relationship, surveillance, quality and communication processes are established for the operation of the laboratory and its relationship with the scientific and academic environment, to guarantee the management system efficiency.
- Labor Coexistence Committee: contributes with alternative mechanisms to those established in the other regulations of the CES University to the prevention and solution of situations caused by conduct of workplace harassment to workers within the University.
Unit in charge of serving as a means of communication between the governing bodies and the institutional community. Additionally, it has the responsibility of signing documents and decisions of the Founders Chamber and the Superior and Academic Councils, when applicable. The general secretary is the legal advisor of the institution in legal matters and plans, organizes and controls the labor relations of the university.
Support unit that seeks to optimize the management of academic and administrative processes. Its fundamental purpose is to articulate the substantive activities of the university with its philosophical principles, with national policies and trends in education and with the regulations defined internally for each of them.
Administrative and Financial Directorate:
Support unit in charge of providing support, advice, control and monitoring to the different dependencies of the University in order to achieve the objectives set and their projects are executed successfully.
Research and Innovation Directorate:
An institutional support unit, through which university research and innovation functions are articulated.
Autonomous Research and Development Centers:
Centers dedicated to developing research projects, endowed with administration and financial, human and infrastructure resources, destined to the development of this object. Currently the autonomous research and development centers that the institution has are: Colombian Institute of Tropical Medicine, CECIF and Solla.
Specialized centers that support the work of teaching, research and extension carried out by the University.
- Veterinary and Zootechnical Center: space for the development of comprehensive teaching and assistance activities for the programs of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics, as well as the provision of specialized services in small and large species.
- IPS CES Sabaneta: specialized center that offers care in dentistry, medicine (dermatology), physiotherapy, psychology and legal advice, also serving as a field of practice for all the aforementioned areas.
Other areas of support:
- Global Affairs
- Organizational Communication
- Human Development and Well-being
- Technology of the information and communication
Unit that generates an academic and administrative institutional framework around the doctoral programs that the university currently has and for future programs at this level of training and at the postdoctoral level.
They are the academic units that generate the actions in teaching, research and extension.
In turn, the faculties have internally important committees that function on a regular basis and which are established by the Superior Council, such as:
- Faculty Council
- Admissions Committee
- Promotions Committee (CP)