Welcome Employees and Job Seekers!

Current Employees

To achieve its mission and address the world's grand challenges, the University depends on thousands of talented and diverse faculty and staff. This site will help you learn more about all the University has to offer you, including benefits and resources to help you with your day-to-day work and grow your career.

Prospective Employees

Thank you for your interest in the University. We offer one of the most vibrant, satisfying, and rewarding workplaces in Minnesota. And with nearly 26,000 employees at the University, 850 distinct job titles, and five Minnesota campuses, your opportunities are vast. Learn more in Find a Job.

HR News

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New Managers: Gain Confidence to Lead Your Team

Build your leadership skills, increase self-awareness, and help your team grow. The Leadership Essentials course will help new managers achieve results with self-assessments, lectures, discussions, simulations, and hands-on practice based on research. The four-day course takes place on March 18 and 25; and April 1 and 8. 

The course is offered by Leadership and Talent Development and the College of Continuing and Professional Studies. This course will not be offered again, so register soon. 

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New Civil Service Proposed Rule Changes Posted

In February, the Board of Regents will be presented with these Proposed Amendments to the 2018 Civil Service Employment Rules - revised Nov. 1, 2018 (pdf). If you are a Civil Service employee, be sure to review the new rules.

Two one-hour public hearings will be held via WebEx in order to hear constituent feedback on the proposal. Hearings will be held on January 9, 2019 at 8:00 a.m., and January 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

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Look to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for Help When You Need It

We’ve all experienced a personal or work concern at some point in our work life, and we know that how we handle the situation affects how we function at work and home. You don’t have to deal with the problem alone. The University has contracted with Sand Creek to provide free, confidential assessment, short-term counseling, referral, and follow-up for you and your eligible family members.

EAP is available to all benefits-eligible employees on all system campuses. Contact Sand Creek by phone or online to start the process.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Retiring Soon? Check out Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) in CCAPS

Keep your brain healthy by joining the award-winning OLLI at the U of MN. OLLI offers over 300 noncredit courses, 30 interest groups, social events, and travel opportunities designed for retirees.  Many former professors, administrators or people with deep knowledge in a particular area share their knowledge and skills by teaching or providing leadership for OLLI. Winter registration begins December 17. For more information, visit www.olli.umn.edu.

Diversity on Campus

The University is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming campus. Learn more about diversity at the U. See the University's equal opportunity statement from President Eric Kaler.

HR Policies

All policies can be found in the University Policy Library. Look for the Human Resource Policy page for policies related specifically to Human Resources. Forms from across the University are available on this site as well.

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