Human Resources

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Welcome

Welcome to the Human Resources' website. 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 website is designed to provide portals for site visitors based on the type of visitor: job seeker, new hire, employee, or supervisor.


News and Announcements:

To learn more about what is happening in Human Resources and around campus, review the articles below.

Annual Leave Rollover

Maximum rollover for annual leave accruing employees is 352 hours (except Executive Service - 480 hours). All annual leave hours over 352 will be converted to sick leave effective January 1, 2019. To assure accurate rollover processing, all outstanding timesheets and leave reports reporting hours and leave through December 31, 2018 should be submitted and approved prior to Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Any outstanding leave reports must be submitted and approved to accurately reflect your leave balances in preparation for year-end leave rollover. If you have leave reports that may be past the date to submit and/or approve electronically, please contact Nicole Zamary at 474-2608 for assistance.

Employees with more than the year-end maximum of 352 hours should make plans to schedule use of annual leave, with supervisory approval, as soon as possible. The last day to use accrued leave before the Winter Holiday will be Thursday, December 20, 2018. If you have questions regarding leave, please contact Jeff Comeau at 474-2610.

Minimum Wage Increase - January 1, 2019

Effective Tuesday, January 1, 2019, the Florida minimum wage will increase to $8.46 per hour. Human Resources will process pay increases for all hourly OPS student and OPS staff employees whose hourly wages are below that amount effective Monday, January 1, 2019. Departments do not need to prepare Personnel Action Forms for these increases. A Report of Personnel Action documenting these increases will be forwarded to the affected departments after the change is processed. If you have questions, please contact Nicole Zamary at 474-2608 or Carol Gentry at 474-2605. All job postings in PA7 with wages lower than $8.46 per hour will be revised by Human Resources by the January 1, 2019, deadline. For all future job postings, the department is responsible for entering a wage that is compliant with the new minimum wage requirement. For additional information, please contact Candace Freeman, at 474-2205.


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General Data Protection Regulation

The University of West Florida (UWF), is committed to safeguarding the privacy of personal data. UWF is subject to the European Union General Data Protection Act (GDPR) if data is provided from a location in the European Union. For more information on whether the GDPR applies to your personal data, please visit the EUGDPR website. For detailed information and to learn more, please visit the UWF General Data Protection Regulation webpage or the UWF EU GDPR Privacy Notice. For information as to how this pertains to Human Resources, please visit the UWF Human Resources GDPR Privacy Notice.


Combined Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The University of West Florida is committed to assisting all members of the UWF community in providing for their own safety and security. The 2018– 2019 Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University of West Florida Police Department website.

The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of West Florida; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the 2018–2019 Combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, visit the UWF Police Department at Building 94 or request a copy be mailed to you by calling 850-474-2022. This information is required by law and is provided by the University of West Florida Police Department.