Online tools and resources
Find forms, guidelines, PE examples, and vital information for UK supervisors on the links below. Click on the toggle button to expand the selection.
Do your employees feel welcome from Day 1? Visit this link to learn what is needed to guide your employee's first steps at UK. Learn what new employees need to know from Day 1. Information regarding NEO, 30, 60, 90 day prompts.
If you have questions about hiring STEPS Temporary employees, or Regular staff, then click on the appropriate link below.
HR Student Employment's job is to help students find jobs while attending the University of Kentucky and to help employers by advertising positions and screening students to be referred for consideration.
STEPs Temporary Employees
HR STEPS Temporary Employment is a full-service staffing agency for the University of Kentucky that fills full-time, part-time, short-term, and long-term positions throughout the UK campus and UK HealthCare.
HR Employment now offers a series of consultative services to help Hiring Officials find quality candidates.
The regulation and policy library serves as the official repository of all University-wide Governing and Administrative Regulations, and provides links to other University policy, in order to provide accurate and up-to-date policy information to the University community.
The Staff Handbook is an overview of HR Policies and Procedures. Every new employee receives a copy of the staff handbook when they attend New Employee Orientation.
Learn more about procedures related to purchasing, auxiliary services, and information services by following this link.
Policies of the President that implement the Governing Regulations and provide for the general administration and oversight of the University.
Umbrella policies of the Board of Trustees that provide the framework for administration to implement and comply with the intent of Board Policy. Policies that define requirements or constraints that impact the University's overall mission, operation, or governance.
Human Resources Policies and Procedures
Policies and procedures relating to employment with the University for all employee groups, except that certain policies for faculty are contained in the Governing and Administrative Regulations.
Other Policies and Procedures
These policies and procedures further implement the governing and administrative regulations.
In pursuit of excellence in the fulfillment of our mission, Performance Evaluation promotes exemplary performance of our employees and facilitates the successful achievement of our vision.
The University's performance evaluation system is called Performance Evaluation (PE) and offers a consistent approach and operating philosophy for providing feedback and assessment of employee performance through annual evaluation.
Selected Performance Evaluation training is available online. Find examples of job standards for various positions at UK or complete a self-paced tutorial on writing job standards.
PE Forms, Instructions, Examples
At this site you will also find a link to the PE form, the Self-Evaluation form, and the Performance Improvement Plan form, as well as instructions and examples.
HealthCare PE Guidelines
Find information regarding Healthcare specific performance evaluations.
Do you know what to do in case of an emergency? Get information on employee health and safety, UKAlert, and emergency management procedures here.
All accidents, injuries, or illnesses must be reported as quickly as possible.
Environmental Health & Safety
The Division supports the University's teaching, research, and public service mission by promoting a safe, healthful, clean, and accessible campus environment. The Division's programs are intended to provide safe and healthy conditions for work and study, protect the environment, and comply with applicable laws and regulations. The Division serves the University community by providing technical services, education and training, periodic audits, and compliance assistance.
Occupational Health & Safety
This department is responsible for all OSHA-related programs, such as respiratory protection, hearing conservation, bloodborne pathogens, hazard communication, and laboratory safety, and many others. The department also conducts fume hood inspections, indoor air quality investigations, and accident investigations, and assists units with general safety procedures, such as ladder safety, chemical storage safety, electrical safety, and construction safety.
The University of Kentucky has an emergency notification system, UK Alert, to communicate official information during an emergency or crisis situation that disrupts normal operation of the campus or threatens the health or safety of members of the campus community.
UK Police Department
UKPD's mission is to promote a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors at the University.
Crisis Management & Preparedness
Do you know what to do in an emergency situation? Learn more here.
Learn how both you and your staff fit into UK's mission, vision, and values and also about the Strategic Plan by visiting these websites.
Visit this link and learn how your division's vision, mission and values relates overall to the University's mission and vision.
If you are a UK healthcare employee click here for your division's vision, mission and values as it relates to the overall University's mission.
Strategic plans are opportunities for renewal and change. Learn more here.
If you are a UK healthcare employee click here to learn more about the UKHC strategic plan.
What types of training are available to employees at UK? Learn more about e-training, professional development, and technology classes here.
Preventing Sexual Harassment
Online training in Preventing Sexual Harassment. This training is strongly recommended for all UK employees.
This link will take you to the login page at the myUK portal. Under the Employee Self-Service tab you will find the link to Training where all employees may register for both instructor-led and computer-based training.
The Learning Center for HealthCare
Do you work on the healthcare side of campus? If so, the Learning Center has training opportunities for you.
Employee Education Program
A great benefit to employees and their family, the EEP is a tuition waiver program.
The University requires safety training classes to be completed before beginning certain types of work. Visit this website to learn more.
The Executive Education Center
The Executive Education Center provides high quality Executive, Managerial, Professional and Organizational Development programs that support the outreach initiatives of the Unversity of Kentucky.
Article: Making Assumptions
Have you ever found yourself in this situation: You're upset because someone does something or says something that you thought they shouldn't have. Instantly you make an assumption (usually a negative one) regarding what they did or what they said. From there, you build a story in your mind and the more you think about the situation, the more upset and frustrated you become.
Read this month's article Making Assumptions to learn more and gain some valuable insights and resources to deal with this particular workplace scenario.
University SuperVision is a training program designed by HR Training & Development especially to equip supervisors with the skills and knowledge to manage people and function effectively. It is the most comprehensive, work-oriented supervisory training program ever offered at the University. Please visit the SuperVision webpage for additional information and a link to registration.
Congratulations to the following individuals who received their certificate of completion for University SuperVision during the 1st quarter of 2013.
If you are attending University SuperVision and have questions about your completion status, please email email@example.com.