Human Resources


Welcome to the Human Resources' web site. Whether you are a staff member, faculty member, applicant, student, or a member of the public, we welcome your visit and look forward to assisting you. Our web site has recently been revised to provide portals for site visitors based on the type of visitor: job seeker, new hire, employee, or supervisor.


2015 Nautilus Excellence Awards

The awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82.

If you have questions, contact Human Resources at 474-2694.

Important Notice to Employees with legally recognized same sex marriages beginning January 6, 2015. Please note the following benefits that are available to newly recognized spouses and their dependents:

  • State Sponsored Pre-tax Insurance options (PDF‌)
  • Post-Tax Insurance options (Gabor Agency)
    • Life insurance for family members (This benefit has been and remains available)
  • Employee Tuition Waiver – as it applies to dependents (Tuition Waiver Policy‌)
  • Sick Leave to care for immediate family members (including leave requested under the Family and Medical Leave Act) (UWF Policy HR-18.00) see definition of immediate family HR-18.00, (5), (d), 2., b. )
  • Florida Retirement System
    • Pension (Beneficiary and Joint Annuitant)(PDF)
  • Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) (This benefit has been and remains available)

Dependents may be added to current insurances within 60 days of becoming dependents or spouses. For those married or adding dependents after March 6, 2015, changes must be made within 60 days. Please be certain to obtain a hard copy confirmation statement from the People First Service Center for insurance changes made and send a copy to UWF Human Resources Benefits Section.  This will allow us to properly establish the deduction changes in the Human Resources Information System.

Our goal is to keep you informed of these and all matters relevant to your benefits needs as a valued UWF employee.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call Jeff Comeau 474-2610.  

  • Informational Sessions on 9/10 Month Faculty Salary Paid over 12 months.

    The University of West Florida is considering offering a voluntary deferred pay option for 9/10 month faculty.  You are invited to attend one of the  informational sessions listed below, which will outline the characteristics of a deferred pay plan of a 9/10 month faculty member’s salary being paid over 12 months. These sessions include a review of the advantages and disadvantages of such an arrangement and its effects on insurance, benefits and retirement. The presentation will also include a review of possible alternatives. These sessions will provide ample opportunity for interested faculty to thoroughly analyze this option.  This presentation is presented by Human Resources and Financial Services. 

    Visit the Human Resources Training calendar to enroll.

    • Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, in Bldg. 20 West Room 156A HR Training Room 
    • Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 1:30 AM - 3:00 PM, in Bldg. 20 West Room 156A HR Training Room. 
    • Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, in Bldg. 20 West Room 156A HR Training Room.  

    Facilitators:  Jeff Comeau, Human Resources and Billy Pollard, Financial Services/Payroll

    *Should one of these sessions not fit your schedule, please let us know if additional session and times are needed.

    Call Jeff Comeau at 474-2610 or email for more information. 

  • UWF Alcohol and Other Drug Biennial Review for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Academic Years

Our goal is to provide quality human resource services in an efficient, friendly, and accurate manner. If you would like to provide feedback on our services, please send an email to me at, or call me at (850)474-2694.

We are also committed to continuously improving our web site. If you have questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions, we welcome your feedback.

Our department is organized as follows in order to provide better service to you, our customer:

  • Front Desk/Office Administration
  • Recruitment, Employment, and Classification
  • HR Payroll
  • HRIS
  • Benefits and Leave Management
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • ADA Compliance
  • HR Administration
  • Staff Development and Training
  • Employee Relations/Conflict Resolution
  • Equal Opportunity

To view the our job openings, go to

Combined Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The 2014-2015 Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is a federally mandated report that is to be made available to all faculty, staff and students no later than Oct 1 each calendar year.  The report is also to be made available to all potential faculty, staff and students year round as they become known to us.  This report is intended to provide the community with safety and security information and procedures, as well as, annual crime and fire statistics. An electronic version of the Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on our UWF Police web page

A printed copy of this report is also available upon request at the Police Station, located in Building 94.