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July Anniversaries

Abolins, Ruta Media July 27, 1998
Allen, Sherry Collection Development July 22, 1974
Barber, Chuck Hargrett July 1, 1994
Brehm, Anne Marie Hamilton DLG July 8, 2002
Benjamin, Virginia Faculty Liaison July 1, 1973
Brown, Nancy Cataloging July 1, 1989
Clayton, William Systems July 5, 1977
Graham, P. Toby DLG July 1, 2003
Hartle, Diana Reference July 31, 1995
House, Regina Reference July 3, 1995
Hubbard, Eddie Cataloging July 1, 1986
Jackson, Chandra Serials July 5, 2000
Killens, Caroline Acquisitions July 1, 1990
Massey, Katha DLG July 1, 1968
McBrayer, Peter Systems July 8, 1993
McMurry, Nan Collection Development July 18, 1988
Neilsen, Kristin Collection Development July 1, 1991
Peacock, Tim Systems July 12, 2004
Rhudy, Robert Access Services July 11, 2005
Richmond, Michael Media July 22, 1999
Roberts, Diane Acquisitions July 1, 1977
Rowland, Lucy Science Collections and Research Facilities July 10, 1980
Thomas, Ian Reference July 25, 1994
Smith, Ngaire Reference July 13, 2006
Wortham, Becky Human Resources July 2, 1990

Who's New

Tim Smolko , Library Assistant III in Cataloging. Effective June 4, 2007.

Melanie Wood , Library Assistant III in Access Services. Effective July 5, 2007.

Phillip Buchan , Library Assistant III in Collection Development. Effective July 5, 2007.

Who's Leaving  

No resignations to report in this issue.

Who's Changing

Michael Swacha , Library Assistant III in Collection Development, was promoted to a Library Associate II in Collection Development effective July 1, 2007.

Zachary Bucek , Library Assistant II in Access Services, will be promoted to a Library Assistant III in Collection Development / Music Library effective July 12, 2007.

Libraries Position Postings:

http://www.libs.uga.edu/humres/jobs/index.html

Student Employee Payroll Calendar  

Please visit the regular student payroll calendar for information on forms and payroll due dates.

Information on the procedures for hiring, changing status, or terminating student assistants can be found at http://www.libs.uga.edu/staff/studentproc.html .

New Employee Verification Program

All public employers, including institutions in the University System of Georgia, are required to participate in the Federal Electronic Employment Verification Program (EEVP) effective July 1, 2007. This means that UGA HR will become the central repository for completed Form I-9s for all UGA employees including faculty, staff, temporary employees, and student workers.

New faculty and staff may begin work without the verification completed, but all paperwork must be completed no later than close of business the second day of work. This should not impact our normal procedures as all new faculty and staff meet with Becky on or before the first day of employment to complete paperwork, of which this is one piece. If the Form I-9 and supporting documents are not received by UGA HR within 3 work days of the new hire's employment date, the employee may be subject to termination of employment.

New student assistants must continue to have the Form I-9 completed by the time they begin work. No student should begin employment until this form is completed and turned in to Lucille. If all appropriate documentation is not presented, the student assistant should cease work until that can be produced. At that time, the student may begin work. Two items of note:

  1. Please remember that you must see the original documentation; faxed or copies brought in by employees may not be used as verification.
  2. You must forward the completed Form I-9 AND a copy of the documentation to Lucille for routing to UGA HR. If the Form I-9 and supporting copies of the documentation are not received by UGA HR within 3 work days of the new hire's employment date, the employee may be subject to termination of employment.

Upon receipt of the Form I-9 and supporting documents, UGA HR will access the federal employment verification system to initiate the mandatory check. New hires may continue working during the process. If there are issues which must be resolved based on the results of the verification process, HR will contact the hiring department.

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