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

SAS Staff Recognition Award Program- FY2018

Staff Recognition Award

Click HERE to watch an overview of the Reconition Award Program 

We invite you to help us identify staff members throughout the School of Arts and Sciences that have made extraordinary contributions this year by nominating them for an SAS Recognition Award.  These awards recognize contributions from staff members that are above and beyond the staff member's job description and whose work is consistent with and committed to the School's objectives for excellent performance.

To submit a nomination, please go to: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/sashr/content/sas-staff-recognition-program 

For full details on the Staff Recognition Program, including an overview of the process and policies, please go to:
https://www.sas.upenn.edu/sashr/content/sections/sas-hr-programs/sas-staff-recognition-program

We encourage you to take this opportunity to nominate an individual staff member, a team, or yourself for an award.  Online nominations will be accepted at any time through August 17, 2018, and should be based on qualifying activities from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

Announcing the Penn Employee Solution Center

We are pleased to announce that the School of Arts and Sciences is participating in the soft launch of the Penn Employee Solution Center beginning Monday, January 29, 2018. The Solution Center is part of the University’s Human Capital Management (HCM) Transformation Initiative and will provide SAS staff with a one-stop-shop for  human resource- and payroll-related questions and issues.

Please contact the Solution Center at 215-898-7372 or hcmsolutioncenter@upenn.edu 

To learn more about the HCM Transformation initiative, visit https://www.hr.upenn.edu/hcm. If you have questions about our participation in the Penn Employee Solution Center, please contact the SAS HR team at sas-hr@sas.upenn.edu.

Tasty Treats: A Tasty Way to Say Thank You!

Available for pick-up in an Arts and Sciences branded cup:

  TREAT                                     MESSAGE
  Starbursts:                               You're a STAR in SAS!
  Reese's Cups:                         Have I told you REESEntly 
                                                          how much you're appreciated?!
  Chocolate Chip Cookies:        Thanks for Chipping in!
  Mars/Milky Way                       You are Out of this World!
  Lifesaver                                 Thanks for being a Lifesaver!
  M & M's                                   Many and Many thanks for all you do!
  Swedish Fish                          You are o-FISH-ally the best! Thank you!

See the full website: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/rewards-and-recognition/tasty-ways-say-thank-you

There are two ways to obtain tasty treats for distribution. You can either purchase some of the treats and be reimbursed or certain treats are available at selected pick up locations. You can order and pick up treats in an SAS branded cup at specified locations by submitting a Tasty Recognition Treats Request Form:

Automated Email Job Alerts for Careers@Penn

Simplify your internal job search with job alerts from Penn Human Resources. Visit www.hr.upenn.edu/jobalert to sign up and receive an automated email whenever new positions matching your criteria are posted. 

Free nutrition sessions with a registered dietitian through your health plan

Did you know that you’re eligible to receive free nutrition counseling sessions under your Penn health plan?  You can receive tailored nutritional guidance conveniently at SAS with on-site registered dietitians, who will provide nutrition counseling and education on topics such as weight management, hypertension, pre-diabetes/diabetes, high cholesterol, healthy pregnancy/breastfeeding, and other important health issues.

SAS Human Resources has scheduled registered dietitians to be on-site every Friday starting April 8 at 3600 Market in Suite 501. 

Contact the dietitians directly to schedule an appointment, (reference SAS Upenn):
By email: nutritionunlimitedrd@gmail.com
By phone: 267-239-5637

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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.