President Liz Magill launches University-wide collaborative effort to inform strategic next steps. LEARN MORE

2022 Staff Recognition Awards

The SAS Staff Recognition Reward is a special one-time payment awarded to selected SAS staff for extraordinary contributions to the mission of the School. The program is intended to reward those staff members whose extraordinary contributions are consistent with the School’s objectives for excellent performance.

Complete winner list

Give Your Retirement Plan a Tune Up

The University of Pennsylvania is here to help you give your retirement plan a tune up with changes it will soon make to the Basic Plan that will increase your savings. 
Effective January 1, 2023, Penn’s non-matching contributions to the Basic Plan will increase by one percentage point. LEARN MORE

New Feature Coming to Human Resources Website in January

A weekly roundup of news, activities, and other events help staff and faculty plan their week. This new feature will launch in early January. Just look for the 3 Things to Start Your Week box near the News and Announcements section. The Division plans to deliver 3 Things to Start Your Week to your email inbox in the future. More information on that coming soon. 


 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Symposium on Social Change

Each year, during the month of January, the University of Pennsylvania and our surrounding communities come together to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The commemoration reminds us of our interdependence and reaffirms our commitment to the betterment of our communities through civility and service.

MLK Programs

MLK day of Service

 Complete Your Mid-Year Performance Review by January 27, 2023

Workday for performance management

The University of Pennsylvania is committed to staff development and believes that the performance appraisal and planning process is an integral part of that development. This process is designed to improve job understanding, promote more effective job performance, and establish future goals for career growth.

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.

Penn Employee Solution Center

The Penn Employee Solution Center is part of Penn’s Human Capital Management Transformation Initiative to improve our

people-centered services and provide consistent, up-to-date responses to the Penn community’s questions. You can call the

Solution Center at 215-898-7372 or for questions about the following areas:


-HR Policies and Procedures


-Time reporting and eTime

-Leave(PTO, FMLA, Disability)

-Retiree Email Support

-Tuition Benefits


To learn more about the HCM   Transformation initiative, visit 

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Automated Email Job Alerts for Careers@Penn

Simplify your  job search with job alerts from Penn Human Resources. Visit Careers@Penn to sign up and receive an automated email whenever new positions matching your criteria are posted.