Supervisor Support

New 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 difficut 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 supvervise.


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


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


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Performance Appraisals

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 

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 new placement information for benefits eligible hourly and salaried staff and any employment changes throughout the duration of an individual’s employment with UNE.


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 and temporary employees.


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.

Worker's Compensation Guidance

We all strive for the perfect safety record, but accidents do happen.  And when they do, this guide will help you navigate getting your staff member the resources they need and making UNE a safer place.

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.