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Administrative Services

Phone
Fax
319-353-2384
Campus Address
121-10 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 10
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

Hours
The UHR Welcome Center is open 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Human Resources provides leadership in shaping an equitable and inclusive culture that drives diversity, excellence, and innovation by supporting talent, engagement, and the employee work experience. This document outlines major University Human Resources initiatives through June 2023. Plans for specific projects are available upon request.

Operational Excellence

Leadership Development and Learning and Development reviews: Identify and implement enhancements.

  • UHR leads: Organizational Effectiveness
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: review in fall 2021; implement recommendations in 2022

Compliance roadmap: Define unit goals, scope and scale.

  • UHR leads: Policy and Compliance
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: 2021

Policy review: Update Operations Manual chapter on Professional & Scientific staff.

Org-level HR transaction hub redesign: Develop org-level structures to streamline support of HR transactions.

University Workforce Operations centralized training: Provide training on transaction policies and procedures; establish quality-assurance procedures; and create HR transaction hub community working group.

  • UHR leads: Workforce Operations
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: 2022

UHR service delivery redesign: Explore potential opportunities for administrative team duties as a shared resource.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Document translation: Translate key employee-facing documents into additional languages, including Spanish.

  • UHR leads: Policy and Compliance, Payroll
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: July 1, 2022

DEI assessment: Complete the CUPA HR DEI Maturity Index for the HR enterprise.

  • UHR leads: Policy and Compliance
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: May 2022

Strategic Priorities

Future of Work@Iowa: Implement recommendations for the main campus.

  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

Future of Work@Iowa: Implement UHR return to University Services Building.

  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

Find more information about the Future of Work initiative.

Employment Practices Review: Implement campus-wide recommendations.

Find more Information about Employment Practices.

Total rewards framework: Develop total rewards framework and explore additional programs.

  • UHR leads: Benefits, Administrative Services, Total Rewards
  • Current status: Planning
  • Target date: Ongoing

Data dashboard development and refinement: Add and expand metrics and analytics that drive decisions and support strategy.

  • UHR leads: Administrative Services, Information Management, Total Rewards
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: Ongoing

Data dashboard KPI correlations: Research links between specific metrics and key performance indicators.

  • UHR leads: Administrative Services, Information Management, Total Rewards
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: Ongoing

Career paths: Pilot HR pipeline development program, scalable to other UI functions.

  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

Supervisor effectiveness development: Develop campus-wide supervisor training.

  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

Post-Pandemic Recovery

Decommission COVID policies and practices: Update information as needed.

  • UHR leads: Total Rewards, Compensation and Classification
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

Mental Health Postvention: Provide support for employees.

  • UHR leads: Total Rewards, Compensation and Classification
  • Current status: Evaluation
  • Target date: June 30, 2022

Cost-saving policy: Update policies for P&S temporary furloughs and/or reductions in base pay.

  • UHR leads: Policy and Compliance, Compensation and Classification
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: July 1, 2022

Download a printable version of the March 2022 HR Roadmap Update.

Download a printable version of the June 2021 HR Roadmap Update.

Download a printable version of the March 2021 HR Roadmap Update. 

Download a printable version of the August 2020 HR Roadmap Update.