Educational Assistance Archive

Additional Compensation

Policy Wake Forest University is committed to providing a comprehensive and equitable Total Rewards package that attracts, retains, and motivates a high quality, diverse workforce. This policy allows the flexibility to request and process additional compensation for staff. Read the Policy Related Procedures There are no related procedures. Related Forms There are no related forms

Categories: Human Resources


Creating and Amending HR Policies

Policy Wake Forest University has developed a series of policies to ensure established guidelines and processes are in effect that are consistently applied throughout the University. Policies established by the Financial Services (FS) will be maintained and reviewed by appropriate FS staff and are located on the Finance website. Likewise, policies established by the Compliance […]

Categories: Human Resources


Reductions in Force

Policy A reduction in force is the elimination or reduction in FTE (full-time equivalency) of a regular staff position due to lack of work, shortage of funds, elimination of a position, grant expiration, departmental reorganization, or other business reasons resulting in the necessary curtailment of personnel. Read the Policy Related Procedures There are no related […]

Categories: Human Resources


Staff Separations

Policy Separation from the University occurs when you voluntarily resign or are otherwise removed from the payroll. If you are resigning, provide at least four weeks of working notice if you are exempt and two weeks if you are non-exempt. If you are a supervisor, acknowledge/accept the resignation verbally and in writing, and submit the Exits form. […]

Categories: Human Resources


Corrective Actions and Dismissal of Staff

Policy As a supervisor, you may utilize corrective action if a staff member exhibits unsatisfactory job performance or personal conduct. In most cases, you will follow a progressive process, with increasing levels of discipline. Read the Policy Related Procedures There are no related procedures. Related Forms There are no related forms.

Categories: Human Resources


Staff Grievance and Appeal Process

Policy If you are a regular part- or full-time staff member with a work-related complaint, you may follow the grievance and appeal process. This process generally begins with a discussion with your immediate supervisor, within five days of the event prompting the grievance. Contact Human Resources if you believe the matter cannot be prudently discussed […]

Categories: Human Resources


Weapons on Campus

Policy You may not possess or carry a weapon on University property or at University-sponsored activities. There are exceptions for authorized uses, such as the official duties of law enforcement and military personnel. Read the Policy Related Procedures There are no related procedures. Related Forms There are no related forms.

Categories: Human Resources


Workplace Violence Prevention

Policy Report acts of intimidation, threats, aggressive or threatening behavior, physical attack or property damage to University Police and Human Resources, as applicable. Employees found to have engaged in workplace violence are subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination, and may be reported to law enforcement authorities. Read the Policy Related Procedures There […]

Categories: Human Resources


Smoke-Free

Policy All Reynolda Campus buildings are smoke-free areas. Smoking is prohibited within 50 feet of residence hall building doorways and entrances, and 25 feet from academic and administrative buildings. Read the Policy Related Procedures There are no related procedures. Related Forms There are no related forms.

Categories: Human Resources


Substance Abuse Prevention

Policy Faculty and staff alcohol use is prohibited on Wake Forest University property, unless it is part of an authorized University activity. Additionally, the sale, distribution, manufacture, possession, or use of illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia is prohibited. Read the Policy Related Procedures There are no related procedures. Related Forms There are no related forms.

Categories: Human Resources


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