Employee Resource Guide


LIMITED APPOINTMENTS are appointments to administrative positions that serve at the pleasure of the Chancellor who is the appointing authority and are subject to the provisions in the state statutes, administrative code, and system unclassified personnel guidelines. UNIVERSITY STAFF employees include positions that are exempt and non-exempt from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and paid biweekly. (This also includes exempt University Staff positions that have yet to transition to Academic Staff.) University staff positions are quite varied, and duties include, but are not limited to, administrative support, information technology, accounting, engineering, custodial, food service, and crafts workers. STUDENT ASSISTANT EMPLOYEES include graduate, program, and teaching assistants. Graduate, program and teaching assistants are graduate students who hold an appointment that is intended primarily to further the education and training of the student. This type of student assistant position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). HOURS OF OPERATION Official office hours at UW- Stout are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, though an individual’s working hours and workdays may vary depending on department requirements and the nature of the position. Each employee will be assigned a specific work schedule and will be expected to begin and end work accordingly. To accommodate business needs, individual work schedules may be changed on either a short-term or long-term basis. NEPOTISM Nepotism is favoritism shown or patronage granted by employees to relatives or close friends. In selecting persons for employment, the applicant best qualified and available to perform in the position should receive the offer of employment. No restriction is placed on hiring persons related through affinity or consanguinity. A person so related at any point in time must not participate either formally or informally in decisions to hire, retain, grant tenure, promote, or determine the salary of the other person. For additional information, please review the resource guide section on employee Code of Ethics. PARKING ON CAMPUS UW-Stout Parking Services makes every effort to provide a variety of parking options to everyone. Permits are required for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff. For additional information regarding parking, please review the Parking information online. PERSONAL CHANGES Employees should inform the Human Resources office of personal changes, so our data is kept up to date. This includes change in name, marital status, birth or adoption of a child, death, address or telephone number, any specialized training, or additional education. C-5 C-6 C-7 C-8

In the case of a qualifying life event, employees have 30 days from the date of the event to contact Human Resources and make any benefit related changes.

C-9 PERSONNEL FILES/RECORDS All employee personnel files are officially maintained in the Office of Human Resources. An employee or their supervisor may review their personnel file by scheduling an appointment with Human Resources. For additional information regarding policy requirements, please review the UW System policy online.


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