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Competitive benefits represent one aspect of UF’s “total rewards” approach to faculty and staff compensation

As we pursue our goal of becoming one of the nation’s top-five public research universities, UF is committed to a “total rewards” strategy that encompasses not only a competitive market- and merit-based approach to pay, but also quality benefits, meaningful work and opportunities for career growth and development for our exceptional faculty and staff.

2020 Higher Education Opportunity will select 150 TEAMS employees next spring; apply by Nov. 1

In spring 2020, UFHR will select—at random from a pool of eligible HEO applicants—150 TEAMS employees to participate in this program. Each eligible employee may submit one child’s name into the drawing. To be considered for this benefit, the TEAMS employee must apply for the HEO by Nov. 1, 2019.

Leif Stringer: Teaching self-empathy and deeper listening

A longtime student and practitioner of Nonviolent Communication and resource counselor in the UF Levin College of Law, Stringer will be teaching a course called “Compassionate Communication in the Workplace” at UF for the first time this fall.

Making the EEP application process easier

Through a collaboration with the Office of the Registrar and Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs Chris Hass, UF’s Employee Education Program (EEP) director approval deadline will now be five days prior to the drop/add with fee liability date.

Check out T&OD’s fall professional development offerings

Registration for UF Training & Organizational Development’s (T&OD) fall courses is now open! Of note is the new course “TRV011 Compassionate Communication in the Workplace,” which will be held on Sept. 18, 1:30–4:30 p.m., in Sunshine Skyway on East Campus. The course will help you explore what influences your interactions with others and provide specific tools to discern what motivates people’s actions and communicate more effectively.

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Fall course registration is open

UF Training and Organizational Development provides personal and professional development opportunities to help faculty and staff improve their effectiveness, achieve their goals, and make a positive impact.



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