Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 8 April 2020)
The Human Resources Office's main mission is to process human resource management, which involves development of HR policies, employment issues, organisational development and salary administration.
The task consists of
The Human Resources Office consists of two units, HR and Organisational Development and Salary Administration. We are also responsible for international staff support.
Personnel and Organizational Development (POU) are working mainly with HRM related questions and provides advice, support and service to both managers and employees at all levels of the organization.
Our premises are located with the university administration, in Förvaltningshuset.
Our field of work is:
Labour legislation and job security issues
Issues of inclusion
International staff support
Adaptation and career coaching
Working environment issues of psychosocial nature
Cooperation and negotiation with employer organisations
Shortage of work and redundancy
Development, information and support regarding our workforce management system and recriutment system
The unit's main duty is to administer salaries and pensions.
We use the personnel- and salary system Primula for our daily work. We pay salaries and other expenses for about 5 000 people each month. We are located in Förvaltningshuset, west wing, floor 4. This is what we do:
Administration of salaries
Administration of pensions
We offer support to new international researchers and staff members during recruitment, relocation and introduction at Umeå University. International Staff Support is the Euraxess Centre at Umeå University. We support researcher mobility in cooperation with other universities in Europe.