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Annual Staff Appraisal Program 2014

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Annual Staff Appraisal Program The performance appraisal process is designed to evaluate an employee's performance over a specified period of time.

Annual Staff Appraisal Program

The performance appraisal process is designed to evaluate an employee's performance over a specified
period of time. When the process works well, the employee and his/her supervisor plan together to
build on strengths and develop those areas needing improvement.  Learn More

Annual Goals Form

2014 Summer Term Appointments for Full Time Faculty

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2014 Summer Term Appointments for Full Time Faculty

Emergency Assistance While Traveling

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Travel emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Assist America has you covered. Your membership in UPMC Health Plan entitles you to a unique global emergency services program called Assist America.

Travel emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Assist America has you covered. Your membership in UPMC Health Plan entitles you to a unique global emergency services program called Assist America. This program protects you, your spouse and eligible minor dependent children with resources like doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other services while traveling 100 miles or more from your home, for business or pleasure. Assist America arranges and pays for all of the assistance services it provides, without financial caps or usage limits.

New! Tech Training from CSSD

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Computing Services and Systems Development is pleased to make online technology training available to all students, faculty, and staff through a partnership with lynda.com. lynda.com at Pitt provides unlimited access to thousands of online training videos.

New! Enjoy online access to thousands of training topics with Lynda.com

Computing Services and Systems Development is pleased to make online technology training available to all students, faculty, and staff through a partnership with lynda.com. lynda.com at Pitt provides unlimited access to thousands of online training videos. Learn how to use tools for print and web design, audio and video editing, and animation. Enhance business skills, learn computer coding, or explore photography. It's all at your fingertips.

  • Create and share playlists of your favorite courses
  • Keep track of your course history
  • Bookmark your favorite courses and even specific points within videos
  • Earn certificates of completion
  • Watch videos on your computer or any mobile device

To get started, user your Pitt username and password to login in at www.lynda.pitt.edu.

Staff Handbook

Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh

Dear Staff Member:

This handbook provides University staff members with an overview of the University’s best practices. Our leadership believes in and is proud of the University’s environment of open communication. We have summarized the key issues that affect the daily operational needs and objectives of the University and its respective staff members. The information contained herein also is available by accessing the University’s Web site at www.pitt.edu and the University’s Office of Human Resources Web site at www.hr.pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is a microcosm of every culture, gender, race, and creed. We are proud of our heritage as well as our staff, faculty, students, and alumni, and we are committed to education, research, and community service. We are a community of learners who work together to attain a common goal.

I hope you take pride in being associated with the University of Pittsburgh and that through our many employee programs, you will take advantage of the opportunities available to you. If you have any questions concerning the information provided in this handbook, please call your Human Resources contact or a representative of our Employee Relations Section staff at 412-624-4645.

Ronald W. Frisch

Associate Vice Chancellor

Human Resources

Department Checklist for Medical Leaves

Department Checklist for Medical Leaves

Easy Access to UPMC Health Plan Website

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Recently, University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff members were given single sign-on (SSO) access from my.pitt.edu to the UPMC MyHealth member portal. From my.pitt.edu, it is just a few simple clicks.

Easy Access to UPMC Health Plan Web Site

Recently, University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff members were given single sign-on (SSO) access from my.pitt.edu to the UPMC MyHealth member portal. From my.pitt.edu, it is just a few simple clicks.

Follow the instructions below to access the UPMC MyHealth member portal from the main my.pitt.edu site:

  •           Log on to my.pitt.edu at https://my.pitt.edu/portal/server.pt
  •           Click on the My Resources tab at the top of the page
  •           Scroll down the My Resources list and click on UPMC Health Plan*
  •           Click the MyHealth link on the top right section of the screen

*It may take up to 20 seconds to get into the UPMC Health Plan web site.

 

The website contains a significant amount of information that is accessible to the general public as well as current members. The website can also help you obtain personal information, including:

  •           Medical claims history
  •           Explanation of Benefits statements
  •           History of prescription drug claims
  •           Flexible spending account balances and transaction history
  •           Self-service tools such as changing your PCP or requesting new ID cards
  •           MyHealth Central (which includes the health risk assessment, personalized health record, activity tracker,             and access to online health coaching)
  •           Smart health care tools that include MyHealth Community discounts and tips on saving money
  •           You will also be able to chat online with a Member Services representative
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