Faculty vs. Staff

Faculty vs. Staff — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Faculty and Staff

Facultynoun

An inherent power or ability

the faculty of speech.

Staffnoun

A stick or cane carried as an aid in walking or climbing.

Facultynoun

A talent or natural ability for something

has a wonderful faculty for storytelling.

Staffnoun

A stout stick used as a weapon; a cudgel.

Facultynoun

(used with a sing. or pl. verb) The teachers and instructors of a school or college, or of one of its divisions, especially those considered permanent, full-time employees.

Staffnoun

A pole on which a flag is displayed; a flagstaff.

Facultynoun

One of the divisions of a college or university

the faculty of law.

Staffnoun

A rod or baton carried as a symbol of authority.

Facultynoun

All of the members of a learned profession

the medical faculty.

Staffnoun

pl. staffs A rule or similar graduated stick used for testing or measuring, as in surveying.

Facultynoun

Authorization granted by authority; conferred power.

Staffnoun

A group of assistants to a manager, executive, or other person in authority.

Facultynoun

(Archaic) An occupation; a trade.

Staffnoun

A group of military officers assigned to assist a commanding officer in an executive or advisory capacity.

Facultynoun

The academic staff at schools, colleges or universities, as opposed to the students or support staff.

Staffnoun

The personnel who carry out a specific enterprise

the nursing staff of a hospital.

Facultynoun

A division of a university.

She transferred from the Faculty of Science to the Faculty of Medicine.

Staffnoun

Something that serves as a staple or support.

Facultynoun

An ability, skill, or power, often plural.

He lived until he reached the age of 90 with most of his faculties intact.

Staffnoun

(Music) A set of horizontal lines and intermediate spaces used in notation to represent a sequence of pitches, in modern notation normally consisting of five lines and four spaces. Also called stave.

Facultynoun

A power, authority or privilege conferred by a higher authority.

Staffnoun

A building material of plaster and fiber used as an exterior wall covering of temporary buildings, as at expositions.

Facultynoun

(Church of England) A licence to make alterations to a church.

Staffverb

To provide with a staff of workers or assistants.

Facultynoun

The members of a profession.

Staffverb

To serve on the staff of (an organization).

Facultynoun

one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind

Staffnoun

(plural staffs or staves) A long, straight, thick wooden rod or stick, especially one used to assist in walking.

Facultynoun

the body of teachers and administrators at a school;

the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university

Staffnoun

A series of horizontal lines on which musical notes are written.

Staffnoun

(plural staff or staffs) The employees of a business.

The company employed 10 new members of staff this month.

Staffnoun

(uncountable) A mixture of plaster and fibre used as a temporary exterior wall covering.W

Staffnoun

A pole, stick, or wand borne as an ensign of authority; a badge of office.

a constable's staff

Staffnoun

A pole upon which a flag is supported and displayed.

Staffnoun

(archaic) The rung of a ladder.

Staffnoun

A series of verses so disposed that, when it is concluded, the same order begins again; a stanza; a stave.

Staffnoun

(engineering) An arbor, as of a wheel or a pinion of a watch.

Staffnoun

(surgery) The grooved director for the gorget, or knife, used in cutting for stone in the bladder.

Staffnoun

(military) An establishment of officers in various departments attached to an army, to a section of an army, or to the commander of an army. The general's staff consists of those officers about his person who are employed in carrying his commands into execution.

Staffverb

(transitive) To supply (a business, volunteer organization, etc.) with employees or staff members.

Staffnoun

personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task;

the hospital has an excellent nursing staffthe general relied on his staff to make routine decisions

Staffnoun

the body of teachers and administrators at a school;

the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university

Staffnoun

a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose;

he walked with the help of a wooden staff

Staffnoun

building material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration

Staffnoun

a rod carried as a symbol

Staffnoun

(music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

Staffverb

provide with staff;

This position is not always staffed

Staffverb

serve on the staff of;

The two men staff the reception desk