Table of Contents – PAT Handbook


I. Welcome Letter from the University System of New Hampshire Director of Human Resources


II. Policy References


III. Employment

  1. Orientation Program
  2. Introductory Period
  3. About Your Appointment
  4. Full-Time Appointments
  5. Flex-Time (Part-Time) Appointments
  6. Externally-Funded Appointments
  7. Performance Evaluations
  8. Probationary Period
  9. Personnel Files/Information
  10. Resolution of Complaints and Grievances
  11. Medical Information
  12. Physical Examinations
  13. Uniforms, Other Special Clothing, and Equipment
  14. University System Equipment
  15. Conflict of Interest
  16. Employment of Relatives
  17. Prior Service Credit
  18. Voluntary Resignation
  19. Retirement
  20. Termination Due to Limited Time Appointments
  21. Involuntary Termination
  22. Other Reasons for Job Separation
  23. Exit Interviews
  24. Benefits

IV. A Fair and Safe Workplace

  1. Equal Employment Opportunity
  2. Job Announcements
  3. Non-Discrimination
  4. Sexual Harassment
  5. Drug-Free Workplace
  6. Americans with Disabilities Act
  7. Smoking
  8. Right to Know About Toxic Substances
  9. Workers’ Compensation

V. Health & Wellness Programs

  1. Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

VI. Compensation

  1. Salary (Exempt) Pay/Schedule
  2. Job Classifications
  3. Starting Salary
  4. Pay Ranges
  5. Salary Adjustments
  6. Timing of Increases
  7. PAT Classification System
  8. Position Review

VII. Time Away From Work

  1. Holidays
  2. Leave Records
  3. Vacation/Personal Leave
  4. Sick Leave
  5. Use of Sick Leave for Family Leave
  6. Jury Duty and Witness Leave
  7. Bereavement Leave
  8. Interim Disability Leave
  9. Family and Medical Leave
  10. Military Leave
  11. First Responders Leave
  12. Other Leaves of Absence
  13. Curtailed Operations

VIII. Professional Development

  1. Tuition Benefit
  2. Job Exchange Leaves

IX. Additional Resources