Employee Relations

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The University of Virginia is committed to building positive working relationships and a quality of work life through the fair treatment and resolution of employee interests and concerns. Through proactive outreach, guided by core values and University policies, Human Resources Consulting Services is a strategic partner in creating and maintaining a fair and equitable work environment. We provide advice, guidance, counseling and training on administrative policies and procedures for faculty, staff and supervisors.

Resources

ADA COORDINATOR

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator can help resolve issues, or provide information regarding services or accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT

Employee Development provides a wealth of programs and services as a benefit of employment, available to you to assist in pursuing career enrichment, personal advancement, and life-long learning.

STAFF SENATE

The Staff Senate represents all University and Classified staff who work in the Academic Division of the University. It is the representative and deliberative voice for staff in matters relating to the University. It aspires to advance University excellence, to cultivate a positive and productive work environment for all, to support each staff member in the realization of his or her full potential, and to foster the highest possible quality of work life at the University. Medical Center employees are represented by their Employee Communication Council.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS (EOP)

The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs is committed to eliminating discrimination and advancing equal access in all opportunities, programs, and facilities of the University in accordance with applicable federal laws, state laws, and University policy.

HEALTH SYSTEM HUMAN RESOURCES

Please visit the Health System Human Resources’ webpage for information regarding the Health System’s employment and educational opportunities, benefits, Equal Opportunity Programs and more.

FACULTY AND EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (FEAP)

The Faculty and Employee Assistance Program has been providing comprehensive, onsite Employee Assistance services to employees and their families. Their mission is to assist organizations to maximize employee productivity and to help employees identify and resolve personal concerns that may affect job performance.

GENERAL FACULTY COUNCIL (GFC)

The University of Virginia General Faculty Council represents full and part-time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and the Senior Professional Research Staff. The Council exists to represent the interests of these constituents to the University, to advise the University on matters pertaining to these constituents, and to provide service to the University.

OMBUDSMAN

University Ombudsman is an independent, confidential resource available to assist faculty, staff, and students in resolving problems, complaints, conflicts, and other issues when normal processes and procedures have not worked satisfactorily.