Key Focus Areas
Benefits: Assistance with issues/questions relating to faculty/staff benefits, such as benefits orientation information for new faculty and staff, as well as retirement and insurance coverage for all eligible faculty/staff.
Classification & Compensation: Assistance with issues/questions relating to staff and faculty job classification and compensation issues and procedures, including new positions, reclassifications, salary and equity reviews and recommendations, and wage and salary regulations.
Employee Relations: Assistance with issues/questions relating to staff/union relations, including grievance administration procedures, personnel policies, union contract interpretation and administration, and performance management; compliance with state and federal laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and Civil Rights Laws; and leave of absence administration. In addition, serve as academic affairs human resources liaison.
Employment: Assistance with issues/questions relating to the employment process, including recruitment, selection and job posting procedures, faculty/staff appointment/hiring paperwork, tuition reimbursement, temporary employment, and payroll related forms.
Institutional Equity: Assistance with issues/questions regarding discrimination/discriminatory harassment, sexual harassment, search committees, and Affirmative Action goals for the campus.
Training & Development: Assistance with identifying, developing and presenting programs/ workshops to support staff/faculty awareness and skill development, as well as staff career/professional/personal development interests. Also handles new employee orientation.
Dearborn Human Resources Community Behavior Statements
The UM-Dearborn HR team will continue to align our expertise and departmental objectives with the strategic goals and objectives of the University. By being a partner with the University's strategic vision for our campus (focused on the Metropolitan University model), we will focus our diverse HR talents in a most impactful manner. Additionally, through strong and consultative relationships, we will listen, understand and strive to exceed customer expectations. As a collaborative HR team, we build on our strengths and look for best practices and continuous improvement in all of our functions and roles. Through the use of business intelligence, we will work to establish HR metrics and goals for our activities and benchmark our work. We are able to implement these best practices through major initiatives such as the leadership training program, staff development and training, staff compensation practices and staff satisfaction projects, which are tremendous opportunities for us to help our campus thrive.
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Please e-mail us with any questions or comments about our services or web site at HumanResourcesDearborn@umich.edu