Welcome to the SAS Human Resources website

SAS Human Resources is committed to supporting and empowering the SAS community by addressing Human Resources in a manner that reflects our responsibility to our objectives of adding value, finding solutions to operational challenges, and preparing the School for tomorrow in support of the academic mission of the School and the University.

This website is designed to address the needs of various aspects of the Human Resources enterprise within SAS. You will find a variety of programs and information available such as current job listings, information for the staff recruiting, hiring and onboarding process, our SAS Staff Incentive Bonus Program, the annual appraisal process, event listings where you may sign up for volunteer and other available offerings, and links to Human Resources related information at the University level.   You will also find contact information for our department staff for further information. Please let us know if there are other areas you would find helpful that are not currently represented on our website by emailing your suggestion to sas-hr@sas.upenn.edu

Thank you,

Patricia Burns

Career Coaching at Penn

Career Coaching is a free, confidential support service for full-time and part-time staff who have been employed in their current position at Penn for at least one year. It provides consultations about career development, skills, and mobility. Avail yourself of individual coaching sessions, learn to assess your skills and values as they relate to your professional life, see how you can grow in your current job, and polish your résumé-writing skills.

Please see the following link for more information and to access coaching resources:

https://www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/learning/career/coaching

SAS Nursing Mothers’ Lactation Space

The School of Arts and Sciences Nursing Mothers’ Lactation Space features a newly renovated private room, including a sink and a Medela Symphony breast pump, on the 2nd Floor of McNeil Building, located at 37th Street & Locust Walk. Nursing mothers in need of a lactation space within SAS should contact Rebecca Ross, SAS HR Project Administrator at 215-573-9350 or rebross@sas.upenn.edu for instructions on the use of the room. 

Please see the following link for comprehensive information regarding support for Nursing Mothers at the University:

http://www.hr.upenn.edu/Policy/Policies/415.aspx#lactation

University of Pennsylvania Holiday Schedule

Please see the following link for information pertaining to the University's Recognized Holidays for Fiscal Year 2015:

 

http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v60/n34/recognizedholidays.html

Public Safety

Please see the following link to information from the Penn Public Safety website as a reminder regarding our safety and security on campus.  Please take a moment to review.

http://www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/downloads/Safety_A-Z_Staff.pdf

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The staff of the School of Arts and Sciences is committed to the following objectives in support of our academic mission:

  • To add value. We will add value to our jobs, departments, programs and the School overall by establishing administrative effectiveness and efficiency, by maintaining the highest level of knowledge in our particular field, and by collaborating and working with others to ensure best practices.
  • To find solutions to operational challenges. We will embrace change and push to find innovative and imaginative solutions to difficult problems. We will challenge the status quo when necessary and will commit to a solution based approach to problem solving. 
  • To prepare the School for tomorrow. We will help build the infrastructure necessary for the School to grow and flourish in the changing world of higher education. We will recruit and retain the very best staff to increase our flexibility and response to unforeseen challenges ahead.