About Us

The office of IFAS Human Resources provides leadership and support for personnel related actions and activities for all units of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. A satellite component of The Office of Human Resource Services is co-located as an integral part of the Office of Human Resources. Together these units serve as the organization’s information resource and implementation body for faculty, TEAMS, and USPS employees regarding rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and actions relating to all facets of employment within IFAS. These include:

  • Hiring
  • Resignations
  • Retirements
  • Faculty emeritus
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Non-renewals
  • Special pay programs
  • Tenure
  • Permanent status
  • Promotion
  • Civil rights issues & organizational diversity
  • Employee benefits
  • Dismissals
  • Faculty development
  • Perquisite approvals
  • Fee waiver programs,
  • Outside activities / and specified interest declarations and requests

In addition, the office has responsibilities for and/or provides leadership, counseling, and support within the following areas:

  • Organization and/or support of personnel-related committees
  • Maintenance of official personnel files and records
  • Review and maintenance of rules, policies & procedures
  • organization / delivery of special training
  • Information and recognition programs
  • Development of information materials/guides
  • Review and/or support of cultural diversity programs
  • Benefits and pre-retirement information programs