The University of Georgia values your contribution to this institution. Regardless of the type of work you do at UGA, we want the time you spend here to be rewarding and fulfilling. Ensuring balance starts with offering exciting and meaningful career opportunities matched with opportunities to grow personally, in an environment that celebrates YOU. We hope the information and resources you find here will provide you with the tools you need to reach your fullest potential.
Work/Life Balance Coordinator
Continuing education opportunities
UGA’s Center of Continuing Education UGAKeepLearning.com offers hundreds of ongoing professional development courses, both online and at UGA's
campuses in Athens and metro Atlanta. These professional development courses give
you the flexibility to move across projects, industries, and geography — and up in
UGA’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) provides free tuition and student fees for up to nine (9) credit hours per semester for UGA employees who have been full-time, benefits eligible employees for at least six months.
All UGA faculty, staff, and students have unlimited access to lynda.com, an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, creative and business skills, and a host of other skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Lynda.com’s library of high-quality and current video tutorials are taught by top industry leaders.
UGA’s Environmental Health and Safety Division provides education, training, on-site audits, consultations, and recommendations
to departments to provide a quality environment for UGA.
UGA’s Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety Office, will conduct on-site risk assessments, review work spaces and designs, and conduct individual ergonomic assessments to ensure a safe, ergonomic friendly environment for all UGA employees. Dr. John Lambeth can address any concerns about your office work station. Simply fill out a Musculoskeletal Injury Risk Assessment request.
An ergonomic on-line training program to provide employees with the educational tools necessary to employ good ergonomic work practices and procedures is offered by the University System of Georgia.
Employees who are experiencing difficulties in the workplace can contact the UGA Staff Ombudsperson Steve Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read more about how the staff ombudsperson can help you.
Employees or supervisors who need help navigating workplace situations can contact Faculty and Staff Relations in Human Resources.
telecommuting is right for you.
Flextime schedules may be considered for approval pursuant to specific guidelines.
Minnesota Life Insurance offers helpful articles on how to work from home or work
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