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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 2022. 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; Organizational Effectiveness
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: 2021

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

  • UHR leads: Policy and Compliance; Administrative Services
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

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

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: Create efficiencies for digitally transmitted questions (including calls and emails) related to payroll, benefits, and HR transactions.

  • UHR leads: Benefits, Administrative Services
  • Current status: Planning
  • Target date: 2022

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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

  • UHR leads: Administrative Services
  • Current status: Initiation
  • Target date: TBD

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

  • UHR leads: Administrative Services
  • Current status: Initiation
  • Target date: TBD

Strategic Priorities

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

  • UHR leads: Administrative Services
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

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

  • UHR leads: All units
  • Current status: Evaluation
  • Target date: TBD

Find more information about the Future of Work initiative.

Employment Practices Review: Implement campus-wide recommendations.

  • UHR leads: Employee and Labor Relations, Policy and Compliance, Administrative Services
  • Current status: Evaluation
  • Target date: TBD

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.

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

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

Supervisor effectiveness development: Develop campus-wide supervisor training.

Post-Pandemic Recovery

Decommission COVID policies and practices: Update information as needed.

  • UHR leads: All units
  • Current status: Implementation
  • Target date: TBD

Mental Health Post-vention: Provide support for employees.

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

  • UHR leads: Administrative Services
  • Current status: Planning
  • Target date: TBD

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.

Download a printable version of the August 2019 HR Roadmap Update.