Faculty & Staff Relations
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.
Faculty & Staff Resources
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator can help resolve issues, or provide information regarding services or accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
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.
The Employee Communication Councils are designed to facilitate two-way communication between senior administration and staff that allow employees to voice concerns and hear from senior administration regarding those issues. The councils include: President / Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Employee Communication Council, Provost Employee Communication Council, Student Affairs Employee Communication Council, Health System Academic and Research Employee Communication Council, and the Medical Center Employee Communication Council.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.