Human Resources



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.

Adoption Benefits Program for State & University Employees

A full-time or part-time employee of the State (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches, including the Department of Lottery), the State Universities, Community Colleges, School Districts, Water Management Districts and instructional personnel employed by the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind at the time the adoption was finalized provided the employee is paid from regular salary appropriations (not OPS or otherwise “temporary” or casual labor). Effective July 1, 2017 a qualifying adoptive employee of a charter school or the Florida Virtual School may retroactively apply for the adoption benefit if he or she was employed by a charter school or the Florida Virtual School at the time the adoption was finalized.

Open Enrollment for this benefit is from March 1, 2019 through April 30, 2019. Please use the following links to access applications and information regarding this program directly from the Florida Department of Children and Families web page to the Adoption Benefit Program or call 1-800-96-ADOPT.

Adoption Benefits Flyer

Adoption Benefits Q & A

For more information, please call Jeff Comeau at 474-2610 or visit the Human Resources webpage.

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.