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Staff News

Library School Listserv

The Libraries has created a listserv for those interested in library school or attending library school. We use it to send out notes of interest, ask for assistance, and share ideas. The group also tries to get together for coffee several times a year to share experiences. If you are interested in pursuing library school at some point and wish to be on the listserv, please email Florence King ( fking@uga.edu ) to be added to the group.

April Anniversaries

Bellew, June Accounting & Purchasing April 9, 1981
Blakey, Renee Cataloging April 6, 1978
Bruce, Maria Cataloging April 5, 2007
Jedlicka, Jamie Cataloging April 6, 2006
Kannan, Kamala Cataloging April 13, 1987
Kelso, Gregory Cataloging April 27, 1981
King, Charles Systems April 3, 2006
Nolan, Sandra Acquisitions April 7, 1994
Payne, Matthew Acquisitions April 19, 2001

Shirley, James "Chip"

Access Services April 23, 2001
Stamper, Nancy Hargrett April 16, 1979
Stepp, Merdelle Access Services April 1, 1965

Who's New

Dana Walker, Librarian III and Head of Acquisitions and Serials. Effective 04/15/08.

Benji Barton, Library Assistant III in Collection Development. Effective 04/24/08.

Rhiannon Shoults, Library Assistant II in Access Service/Science. Effective 04/28/08.

Who's Leaving

Betty Fox, Library Associate III in Acquisition. Effective 07/01/08.

Who's Changing

No personnel changes to report.

Libraries Position Postings


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.