Policies provide guidance to ensure that there is compliance with employment law and that employees are treated consistently. They ensure and document good communication with employees and promote a pleasant work environment.

HR role

  • Interpret policies
  • Help employees understand policies
  • Ensure consistent implementation of policies
  • Investigate violations or inconsistent or incorrect application of policies
  • Protect the university from risk
  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate changes and revisions based on the needs of the university

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    If you have questions about the employment policies and their application to your work environment, contact Peter A. Heithaus, Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources.