The Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources is responsible for administering institutional human resources policies and practices for staff and faculty. Functions include staff employment, compensation and position management, employee relations and compliance, training, and benefits administration. Administration of the University's affirmative action/equal opportunity program is also a responsibility of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources.
The Benefits Office provides administrative oversight of all employee benefit plan options and related enrollment activities for both faculty and staff (EPA/SPA). Additionally, this office provides consultative services as regards faculty and staff retirement options, administration of the State Health Plan and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), short and long-term disability coverage(s), prior State service verifications, leave accruals, longevity payments, and the exit interview process.
Compensation and Position Management
The Compensation and Position Management Office provides consultative advice for, and analysis of, all position classification, salary administration, and performance management actions and/or projects. In this regard, office staff collaborates with division heads and departmental directors or supervisors regarding appropriate position classifications and salary determinations based upon distribution of labor and relevant job factors. Additionally, this office serves an advocate for the University in its interactions as principal liaison to the NC Office of State Personnel and UNC General Administration.
The Employee Relations Office provides comprehensive services for both employees and managers/supervisors as regards the following policies and programs: affirmative action, discipline, diversity, employee assistance (EAP), equal employment opportunity, grievance, performance management, unemployment insurance, unlawful workplace harassment and/or violence. Office staff provides counseling assistance to employees with complaints, concerns, grievances, or other workplace issues while providing consultative advice/assistance to managers/supervisors with the development/issuance of appropriate communications as regards performance expectations and feedback, including disciplinary actions.
Learning and Organizational Development
The Learning and Development Office provides oversight of training and/or staff development programs to include performance enhancement and all in-house/online professional learning opportunities for EPA and SPA staff, SPA management personnel, and faculty administrators. Additionally, this office provides consultative analysis of the University’s current training course offerings and future needs – proposing and providing all appropriate, and necessary, training and development options to meet ever-changing needs of UNC Charlotte’s growing workforce.
The Records Management Office provides administrative management and maintenance of all data integrity associated with the Human Resources-Payroll database (Banner HR), as well as, all electronic and hard-copy payroll/personnel-related records (appointment forms, I-9 files, SPA personnel records, etc.). Additionally, office staff coordinates all requests for reports generation from the various Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) including: Banner HR; PMIS; and all other associated office systems.
The Staff Employment Office provides all recruitment, applicant screening and referral, selection documentation review, salary administration, hiring, and on-boarding services for SPA staff personnel, as well as, non-student and student temporary employees. Additionally, this office provides all initial on-boarding services associated with the employment of faculty and EPA staff.
The Temporary Employment Office, under the direction of the Staff Employment unit, provides all recruitment, referral, appointment processing, on-boarding, and orientation services associated with the employment of temporary staff personnel, both non-student and student. Additionally, this office manages all recognition programs for student temporary employees.