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Robin Fay , Cataloging, and Viki Timian , Access Services, completed the Managerial Leadership Series and Thomas Knowlton, SLC, Dave Smith , Access Services, and Annette Wiggs , ILL, completed the Frontline Managerial series. They were among those honored at a reception Sept. 12 when Provost Arnett Mace awarded certificates to the graduates. The programs, offered through Training and Development, focus on developing leadership competencies with seminars over the course of a year.

Map Library Web Site

The Map Library's web site has recently been revised and updated; please visit us at http://www.libs.uga.edu/maproom/index.html . Our site includes general information about the Map Library, holdings information for our Georgia air photos, Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of Georgia and Soviet military topographic map sets and an extensive section of online cartographic resources. Feedback is welcome!

Libraries Faces

Some Libraries employees are improving their minds and bodies during lunch. Find out how here: Faces Page

September Anniversaries

Ayers, Peggy Copy Services September 9, 1976
Bowden, Robert Business Services September 16, 1985
Brown, Jimmy Cataloging September 13, 1993
Campbell, John Reference September 1, 1978
Coscarelli, William Music September 8, 1986
Dong, Sophie Cataloging September 1, 2003
Giles, Emily Cataloging September 25, 1995
Hahn, Heather Access Services September 21, 2006
Hatfield, Edward NGE/DLG September 11, 2006
Hughes, Neil Cataloging September 1, 1986
Hulett, Skip Hargrett September 9, 1999
Kobres, Bob Systems September 24, 1981
Ledford, Jeannie DLG September 27, 1999
Luken, Emily Hopkins Reference September 22, 2003
McAlister, Sheila DLG

September 9, 1996

McDonald, Marcia Serials September 10, 1987
Morgan, Nelson Hargrett September 22, 1980
Penson, Merryll OIIT September 1, 1997
Simmons, Wendy Science Collections September 25, 1995
Smith, Byron Access Services September 21, 1998
Smith, Ryan Hargrett September 19, 2005
Trevena, Barbara Reference September 28, 1982
Tuggle, Susan Reference September 22, 1975
White, Elizabeth Reference September 1, 2006
Woods, Marie Acquisitions September 8, 1992
Yonce, Jessica Access Services September 22, 2005

Who's New

Ann Carey , Library Assistant III in Government Documents. Effective August 24, 2007.

Who's Leaving

No resignations to report in this issue.

Who's Changing

No personnel changes to report in this issue.

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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