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The information presented on this website is intended for CNS Human Resources contacts as a guide to University and CNS policies for Administrative & Professional (A&P), Classified, Student, and University Affiliate positions.

The College of Natural Sciences Human Resources office provides human resources administration and assistance to the Dean's Office and CNS departments/ORUs, and provides resources for department contacts who manage HR processes within the College.

Our general responsibilities include

Dean's Office

  • Provide all aspects of human resource functions
  • Assist Dean, Associate Deans and Directors with strategic decision-making for staffing
  • Work with managers on best practices for managing staff
  • Provide ad hoc training and consultation to Dean's office leadership
  • Post and monitor job vacancies
  • Participate in selection committees for recruitments
  • Employee relations
  • Onboarding/offboarding of staff and student employees
  • Coordination of performance management
  • Manage the timekeeping system
  • Maintain Dean's office personnel files

CNS Departments and Centers

  • Assist departments with staffing decisions and strategies
  • Provide consultation for departmental Chairs, Directors, and CNS HR Contacts
  • Review electronic business processes for adherence to UT policies and College guidelines
  • Assist with recruitment as needed
  • Monitor compliance with UT policies concerning work authorization, background checks, and required University compliance training
  • Analyze data for management decision-making
  • Review and coordination of personnel action forms, and other forms requiring Dean approval
  • Provide consultation and assistance pertaining to employee relations
  • Ad hoc training to departmental and center HR contacts on university and CNS policies and procedures
  • Communicate information related to UT and CNS policies to department business and HR contacts
  • Actively participate in decision-making concerning UT-wide information system configurations, testing, and training