Employment & Compensation
The Employment section advertises job openings, accepts and screens applications for Office/Service positions, and sends appointments confirmation letters for Managerial/Professional positions. The Employment section can also provide career services to all employees and candidates-selection assistance to supervisors.
This Compensation section of Human Resources reviews position descriptions, assigns paygrades to positions, and answers questions about overtime eligibility and other pay issues.
You may contact the Employee Relations section if you have questions about policies and procedures. Employee Relations personnel can also assist you with resolving problems within the workplace and offer assistance with performance evaluations and corrective or disciplinary action. You may call the Employee Relations section if you want information on training opportunities available at the University.
Insured Benefits, Retirement, and Risk Management
The Insured Benefits section administers insurance program, such as health and dental insurance, and reimbursement accounts. This section also administers the retirement program and handles unemployment and workers’ compensation claims. Call this office if you need travel insurance or have questions about liability insurance coverage. Please review the New Employee Orientation Insured Benefits website for additional information on the services offered by this office
Employee Assistance Program
This program offers no-cost,short term mental health and substance abuse counseling and referral services to employees and immediate family members. You may also call for assistance with any personal, family, or work related problem you may have. Family members may also confidentially contact the EAP free of charge. The EAP can also help with workplace conflict. The EAP can coach supervisors on how to refer employees who they think may benefit from EAP services. The EAP also administers the Emergency Loan Fund, a financial assistance program available to employees who have completed original probation.
The staff Ombudsperson is available to employees who have been unable to solve a problem within their departments or through established channels. The Ombudsperson, though not empowered to change policy, may be able to facilitate the handling of a problem or may direct employees to the person most likely to help. Discussions with th Staff Ombudsperson are confidential. The Ombudsperson is available during normal university hours or at other times by special arrangement.