On behalf of the University of Miami, it is pleasure to welcome you to our family and congratulate you on your new job!

The following is information that will help you achieve a better transition into your new position:

1.  If you are a non-exempt employee your hourly rate will be as specified by your department hiring authority, paid to you on a bi-weekly basis, consistent with University pay dates and subject to deductions required by law.  Your compensation in subsequent years will be determined by the University of Miami compensation plans and policies.

2.  Your anticipated start date is that specified by your department hiring authority unless notified otherwise by the hiring authority/Human Resources, and you are required to attend New Employee Orientation during your first ten days of employment.  New Employee Orientation consists of Computer Based Learning (CBL) modules and a classroom orientation session conducted at the Professional Development and Training Office located at 1507 Levante Avenue Suite 139. The CBL modules and online registration for the classroom orientation will need to be completed prior to your start date. Detailed instructions of New Employee Orientation will be provided to you when you report to Human Resources for new hire documentation. If you do not have access to a computer to complete the online portion or have any questions regarding the orientation process, please contact the Professional Training and Development Office at (305) 243-5110.

3.  If you are a full time, non-exempt employee, you will be eligible for benefits pursuant to University policy.  These benefits may include health and dental insurance coverage, vacation leave, sick leave, paid floating holidays, retirement plan and tuition remission. Most benefits will be available to you 91 days from your start date.  To learn more about the specific benefits and eligibility please view the University web site or contact Benefits Administration at 305-284-3004. 

4.  You will be expected to abide by all University of Miami policies and procedures as well as those policies and procedures required of the University by agencies, vendors, or third parties.  To review University policies, please visit the Human Resources Policies and Procedures web site.

Continuance of your employment during your first year and beyond is dependent upon the organizational structure of the Department, business and operational needs, the availability of funding, and/or your performance.  Your employment may be terminated by you or the University at any time.