Welcome Employees and Job Seekers!
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.
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.
The University Farmers Market returns Wednesday, July 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to the Gateway Plaza, just outside the McNamara Alumni Center. The Farmers Market takes place every Wednesday, rain or shine, until September 27, 2017. Get your fresh produce, grab lunch at the UDS grill or one of the many food trucks, enjoy live music, and be sure to grab your free reusable bag at the Wellness booth!
A study of the Wellness Program's Weight Watchers on Campus program found that employees who participated saw not only an improved quality of life but also lower health care costs. The principal author of the study, former U researcher Tzeyu Michaud, PhD, analyzed 1,500 people in Weight Watchers over three years and found that employees in the weight management program saved an average of $876 a year on medical costs. The study not only showed that our campus Weight Watchers program is effective, it has far-reaching significance for workplace weight management programs in general.
Supervisors want to bring out the best in their team, but it's tough to find the time for professional development. "Supervisory Development" is a new webinar and online program series from Leadership and Talent Development for University faculty and staff who oversee the work of others. Videos, handouts, and other research-based resources are available to use anytime. Learn more about "Feedback and Coaching" and "Managing and Evaluating Performance" in a few hours, and look for the "Managing Conflict" webinar on May 23. New webinars and online resources will launch through the fall.
Feeling tense or anxious lately? The University offers a lot of resources to make managing stress easier, including:
- Free financial counseling
- Health coaching, either in-person or over the phone, to talk about the effects of stress on your life and how best to handle it
- Introductory yoga classes
- A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course through the U's own Center for Spirituality & Healing, plus the Center's Mindfulness for Stress Reduction web page
In whatever ways stress affects your life, we are here to help you find ways to manage it and improve your wellbeing.
$853,456.70! That's the amount of credit card debt paid off by University employees who worked with LSS Financial Counseling since the program was introduced in January 2014. Through 2016, LSS certified financial counselors provided 862 individual, confidential counseling sessions and conducted 51 education workshops reaching 1,361 employees. University employees and their immediate family members can schedule up to six counseling sessions a year for free. Counseling services include budgeting and debt reduction, repaying student loans, home mortgages and financing, and reviewing credit reports. Call 800-528-2926 to make an appointment, or visit the LSS Financial Counseling website to learn more.
For U of M employees participating in the Wellness Program—or for those considering it—here are a few recent statistics you might be interested to know:
- 65% of eligible U of M employees take part in the Wellness Program.
- 41% of participants increased their activities while taking part in the program.
- 92% of participants were happy with their personal coaching experience.
The University is committed to supporting your health. The Wellness Program is a great way to help you achieve your wellness goals and save money on your UPlan premiums.
Why I Work at the U
"I love the U and what it stands for. I say congratulations to every freshman I do a phone interview with. I think it's such an important message to acknowledge the work it takes to get into this institution of learning."
Trainer, University of Minnesota Foundation Call Center
"I work in a field that's new, moving forward, and with lots of research to be done. It's never hard to get up in the morning."
Professor of Pharmacy
"I am so grateful for the opportunity to work on important projects with kind, passionate, and fun individuals."
Student Employee, University of Minnesota Women's Center
Diversity on Campus
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.
Phone: 4-UOHR (612-624-8647, or 800-756-2363)
|Office of Human Resources
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|Office of Human Resources
100 Donhowe Building
319 15th Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
|U of M Job Center
545 West Bank Office Building
1300 South Second Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454