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2.1 Staff Employment Policies

  • Last Updated September 1, 2011

    This policy describes general information on the development of, administration of, and decisions about personnel policies at Stanford University.
  • Last Updated June 6, 2019

    The University maintains personnel information for each employee in order to have a complete, accurate and current record of the employee's salary and job history at the University. This guide memo sets forth policies and...
  • Last Updated December 4, 2020

    This Guide Memo describes university policy and procedures on accrual and use of vacation leave.
  • Last Updated August 24, 2018

    This Guide Memo outlines Stanford University's policies and procedures for carrying out the separation of employment for regular employees and academic staff.
  • Last Updated August 24, 2018

    This Guide Memo describes the retirement income plans, health care coverage, and other perquisites available to employees who retire from the University.
  • Last Updated November 15, 2022

    This Guide Memo outlines the policy to resolve staff employee complaints at Stanford through a formal grievance process and is designed specifically for regular employees as defined in the "Applicability" section. The Staff...
  • Last Updated July 28, 2015

    The Staff Development Program (SDP) supports employee development by providing partial or full reimbursement of the cost of courses, seminars and workshops that enable employees to improve performance in current jobs,...
  • Last Updated January 1, 2022

    This Guide Memo describes University policy on designation of and payment for holidays. Review current University holidays on the Cardinal at Work website.
  • Last Updated March 13, 2023

    Senior Staff employees have responsibilities and functions that require different policies and conditions governing their employment and termination.
  • Last Updated March 21, 2022

    The trial period is an initial period of service during which the department assesses the performance of a newly hired regular employee to determine if the employee meets the requirements and expectations of the position.
  • This Guide Memo provides guidance on when and how to use corrective action (including termination of employment) to deal with unsatisfactory performance, unsatisfactory conduct, or a combination of both.
  • Last Updated November 29, 2021

    This Guide Memo outlines Stanford University's policies and procedures for carrying out the temporary, seasonal or permanent layoff of employees.
  • Last Updated February 9, 2022

    The Uniformed Service Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 ("USERRA") prohibits employers from discriminating against employees who fulfill non-career military obligations in the Uniformed Services. It also...
  • Last Updated March 20, 2018

    This Guide Memo sets forth policies and procedures to facilitate the moving and reassignment of new or current Stanford faculty and staff, where such action is considered to be in the best interests of the University. The...
  • Last Updated February 8, 2022

    Stanford University is committed to providing staff flexible work options in line with the operational needs of the university and their department. Flexible work encompasses a broad spectrum of approaches, including Hybrid...
  • Last Updated February 8, 2022

    Stanford University (Stanford) is committed to providing staff flexible work options in line with the operational needs of the university and their department. In appropriate circumstances, Stanford may hire or transition...