Employee Assistance Program
The University has partnered with Cigna to provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP). At times managers become aware of employee concerns and can assist faculty and staff to access the support resources they need to smooth out the more difficult life events. These resources are in addition to the manager/human resources partnership and does not replace the resources that human resources currently provides regarding the support and concerns you may have with faculty/ staff you supervise.
The Managers Guide to Employee Wellness and EAP Services is one tool provided to managers to help them through a variety of topics that may arise with the faculty/staff they supervise.
CIGNA EAP SERVICES
Cigna's EAP provides confidential services that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for a variety of support options from face to face consultation to telephonic support, from child care to elder care resources as well as the traditional counseling and legal services. Learn More
EAP LIFE SERVICES
Life presents us with a variety of challenges. Cigna's EAP services have compiled a number of informational resources to help get people thinking about the various topics and resources available. Learn More
ACCESS EAP & WORK/LIFE SUPPORT PROGRAMS
1-877-622-4327 or www.cignabehavorial.com
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Annual Performance Appraisals are due for all faculty and staff each year by May 31
We have provided some of the most commonly used performance appraisal forms for your quick reference.
Conducting Performance Appraisals
Whether you are new to the performance appraisal process or want to refresh your knowledge, this guide will provide some of the basic principals of conducting a performance appraisal at UNE.
Faculty APPRAISAL Form
Annual faculty appraisals are important to the reappointment, promotion and tenure process. This form supports the information necessary for this process.
General Appraisal Form
It is all about individual preference. If you like rating systems with illustrative examples, you will want to use this format when you conduct your staff appraisals.
Narrative Appraisal Form
If you like a more narrative form of communicating, this form will be more to your liking when you conduct your staff appraisals.
Questions regarding the performance appraisal process may be directed to email@example.com
Hiring and Employment
Whether you are replacing a regular position or hiring adjunct faculty, part-time or temporary staff, there are some basic forms and processes necessary for a smooth transition.
Status Change Forms
Approval to Hire
Once a position need has been identified, an approval to hire is necessary to proceed with the hiring process for benefits eligible faculty or staff. Additionally, the Approval to Hire form should be accompanied by:
- A current job description or Advertisement for Faculty positions.
- Supporting documentation demonstrating budgetary support.
- Rationale for position need.
Personnel Action Form
This form establishes any employment changes throughout the duration of an individual’s employment with UNE that does not involve filling an open position processed through People Admin.
Request for Contract
This form establishes the initial information for full-time or half-time faculty contract generation.
Email Pay Request
This form establishes pay rates, budget lines and approvals for part- time (less than 20 hours per week) and temporary employees.
This resources outlines the process and responsibilities for conducting an effective search process at the University of New England
It is said that you never have a second chance to make a first impression. Onboarding a new faculty or staff member is just as important as making the right selection. In addition to the resources available on the Getting Started at UNE section of our website, these resources will assist you to make a positive impression with the new member of your team.
Illnesses and Injuries
Family Medical Leave Guidance
As a manager, it is likely that one of your staff will need to apply for Family Medical Leave at some point. This guide will help you understand the various circumstances, continuous leave and intermittent leave situations, rights and responsibilities of Family Medical Leave.
Disability (non FMLA) Guidance
There is often overlap between family medical leave and personal disability situations, but not all individuals or circumstances qualify under Family Medical Leave regulations. UNE offers additional policies covering individuals for their own non-work related disabling conditions. You should reference the Personnel Handbook for full details.