Updated Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct Policy
As part of the ongoing effort to maintain effective policies that support an inclusive and safe environment for all members of the University community, on 6/30/16 the University published updated versions of our Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct Policy and its accompanying procedures for reporting and resolving complaints. These documents replace the policy and procedures that were originally posted on 7/1/15. Additional information, including the complete and most current policy and procedures, can be found at www.usi.edu/policies/handbook/civil-rights-sexual-misconduct.
What Does HR Do?
Did you know that in 2015 Human Resources employment staff supported over 100 search committees and almost 300 new hires? HR benefits team assisted over 2,300 employees and dependents on our medical insurance, almost 500 tuition fee waivers, and over 150 leaves of absence. HR employment and payroll staff processed over 40,000 pay checks/deposits. HR administration facilitated over 250 employee relations, ADA and Title IX situations. Learn more about what kept us busy in 2015 at HR Highlights.
Parental Pay Policy now in effect
The University has recently enhanced its paid time off policies, allowing full-time, regular (non-temporary), benefit-eligible employee-parents up to ten (10) consecutive working days of paid parental leave per fiscal year, following the birth or adoption of a child. Questions about this new policy should be directed to Human Resources at 812-464-1815 or email Human Resources. The Parental Pay Policy can be viewed online.
Are you a new faculty or staff member at USI?
Use the HR website to find links to information you need as a new employee – including the phone directory, organization chart, pay dates, benefits information and much more on the Employee Orientation page.
Health Savings Account (HSA) participants
Don't forget to complete the MyHealth Assessment and other eligible wellness activities to earn financial rewards.
Do you have a Health Savings Account for 2016?
You are responsible for making sure that all contributions from you and the University together do not exceed the maximums of $3,350 for single or $6,650 for family (plus a catch-up amount if you are age 55 or over). Read more about how Health Savings Accounts operate.
Questions concerning accommodation issues and requests?
Learn useful information about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) relates to your employment rights and responsibilities at USI by viewing the ADA Coordinator website. In addition to the ADA homepage, the site offers an extensive ADA FAQ section, as well as an overview of the faculty, staff and student worker accommodation request process.
Want to know your pay dates for 2016?
You'll find biweekly, student, adjunct and monthly pay schedules on the Payroll page.