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Contact Human Resources and our departments directly for information about benefits, policies, employment and training opportunities between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST. Persons using a TTY/TDD telecommunications device may contact AWARE.

HR Updates

  • HR announces selection of new Executive Director of Talent Performance & Relations

    Harvey Knighten, a UAB alumnus with more than 20 years of human resources experience, will become the new Human Resources Executive Director of Talent Performance & Relations, effective August 14, 2023. Prior to joining the HR team at UAB, Knighten...

  • Emergency contacts can now be added in Oracle

    Effective May 16, 2023, UAB employees will have the option to add and update their emergency contacts in Oracle HR & Finance using the UAB Self-Service application. An employee’s emergency contact information will be kept confidential and will only...

  • Use or lose personal holidays

    Under UAB policy, personal holidays for non-essential employees are awarded July of each year and must be used by the end of June the following calendar year. UAB biweekly paid full-time regular employees in non-essential services must take any...

  • View presentation of 2023 UAB Campus Engagement Survey results

    UAB conducted its most recent campus-engagement survey in February 2023, and the institutional-level results were presented during a town hall meeting on April 19, 2023. You can review a video of that presentation below and ask questions or submit...


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