Furlough Information for At-Will and Probationary Status Employees

If you are an At-Will or Probationary Status employee with the University of Iowa, and receive notification of your position elimination or reduction in the percent of time, Compensation and Classification can offer some assistance in finding a new position during your one to three month notice period only:

At-Will:

Available resources for At-Will Status employees will consist of the following during the notice period only:

Available furlough resources end when notice period expires (exception – UI EAP).

When you begin searching for a new position you will need to review the available jobs at UI Careers. To apply for an open position in UI Careers, you will need to create a general profile in UI Careers.  Once you have created your profile you can begin applying for open positions. 

At-Will Status staff may request to make their resume/CV available to UI Recruiters.  Departments finding a qualified applicant prior to advertising their position on UI Careers website, may utilize the Furlough Networking Program to interview and hire the At-Will Status employee.  If the hiring department would like to interview you, they will be responsible for scheduling an interview.  Making your resume/CV available will require the furloughed employee to contact Compensation and Classification at comp-class@uiowa.edu if they want to initiate this option.

If an At-will status employee returns within 12 months from the date of termination, the university will:

  • Reinstate sick leave
  • Provide the option to purchase vacation leave that was paid out at the time of termination.
  • Adjust the company seniority date back to the date that was in effect at the time of termination.
  • Reinstate the benefit eligibility and retirement eligibility dates back to the date that was in effect at the time of termination
  • Reinstate priority eligibility for parking, athletic tickets, and any other benefits that the employee had at the time of termination.

Probationary:

Available resources for Probationary Status employees will consist of the following during the notice period only:

Available furlough resources end when your furlough notice expires (exception – UI EAP).

When you begin searching for a new position you will need to review the available job at UI Careers. To apply for an open position in UI Careers, you will need to create a general profile in UI Careers.  Once you have created your profile you can begin applying for open positions. 

Probationary Status staff may request to make their resume/CV available to UI Recruiters.  Departments finding a qualified applicant prior to advertising their position on UI Careers website, may utilize the Furlough Networking Program to interview and hire the Probationary Status employee. If the hiring department would like to interview you, they will be responsible for scheduling an interview. Making your resume/CV available will require the furloughed employee to contact Compensation and Classification at comp-class@uiowa.edu if they want to initiate this option.