The Ufirst Project

How Will HR Work?

A coordinated team of HR professionals will provide deep expertise and customized local support for the faculty, staff, and team members of the University of Virginia.

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Learn how HR Business Partners will provide dedicated support for your school or unit's unique HR needs:

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Have a question about your pay? Need to take leave? Want to enroll in a Hoo's Well Fitness Challenge?

Speak to a service partner in the HR Solution Center and get prompt answers to your questions by phone, email, text, or chat.

The HR Solution Center is your “one-stop shop” for benefits, payroll, or any other HR-related inquiries, making it easy for faculty, staff, and team members to navigate the employment experience at UVA.


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Need to develop your HR goals? Ready to implement a rewards and recognition strategy in your school/unit? 

Work with your HR Business Partner to develop your HR goals including hiring, onboarding, training, and engagement.

Your HR Business Partner provides unit knowledge, creative problem solving, and in-depth HR experience. He/she is supported by an extensive network of individuals with specialized HR skills to support your school/unit objectives.


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Have a question about labor laws? Need to resolve a dispute? Want workplace diversity and respect education for your team?

A team of dedicated employee relations professionals works closely with leadership, faculty, staff, and team members to prevent and resolve workplace issues.

Your UVA Human Resources Employee Relations team will handle employee relations investigations and provide advice and counsel on policy interpretation and application of the progressive disciplinary process.


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Need to fill a position with the best talent available?

A team of recruitment specialists will provide services tailored specifically to your unique needs. Count on these talented professionals to conduct candidate searches, manage interview logistics (scheduling, travel, itineraries, etc.), assist with negotiations, and formalize the offer process from start to finish. The Talent Recruitment team partners with you to provide a positive hiring experience for your newest Hoo. The team's goal is to increase the diversity of applicant pools while decreasing the time it takes to fill critical roles.

The UVA Human Resources Talent Support team guides candidates through the new hire process from the moment they sign their offers through their first day at UVA, ensuring a consistent recruiting, hiring, and onboarding candidate experience.



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Want to grow your career at the University? Want to increase the productivity of your team?

A team of learning and development specialists provides professional development opportunities and coaching services that support you and your team’s goals.

The UVA Human Resources Talent Management team provides educational offerings designed for faculty, staff, and team members at all levels. The team provides rewards and recognition programming, performance management coaching, and the expertise needed to develop high-performing teams.



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