Employee Relations (SHRBP)

Service Audience:
  • New Employee
  • Current Employee
  • Supervisor
  • Faculty

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The Sr. HR Business Partners in the Employee Relations Office serve as consultants to management and employees on human resources-related issues.

The HR Business Partner’s role is to work closely with internal stakeholders to develop a people agenda that aligns with and supports the overall strategic objectives of your organization. An HR Business Partner can work with your team and be a catalyst for change when it comes to relationship building, workforce planning and development, succession planning, contributing to strategy discussions and decision-making, helping execute strategy, and providing ideas and challenges to management teams.

The HR Business Partners also provide the following services:

  • Provide policy and procedural interpretation and administration
  • Advise departments on administering Progressive Corrective Action
  • Review all proposed actions, including written reprimands, demotions, suspensions or terminations before they are administered
  • Provide assistance and advice on the Grievance and Appeal process
  • Assist departments to develop and administer performance standards, performance evaluations and development plans
  • Coordinate and respond to Texas Workforce Commission Unemployment Compensation Claims
  • Assist in resolving conflict between parties through facilitated discussions and mediation


Employee Resources


The Employee Assistance Program is a resource including one-on-one coaching to assist employees and their families.

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The annual staff evaluation cycle has an evaluation period which covers January through December, and is finalized around April each year.

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It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to encourage fair, efficient and  equitable  solutions  for  problems  arising  out  of  the  employment  relationship and to meet the requirements of state and federal law.

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Manager Resources


The annual staff evaluation cycle has an evaluation period which covers January through December, and is finalized around April each year.

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Here you can find a comprehensive guideline for successfully separating employees from The University of Texas at Arlington. It is intended to provide you with resources, links and points of contact to complete this important process.

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Remote work arrangements can help managers meet their goals in many ways. This step-by-step guide is designed to aid managers in determining whether remote work is an option for their employees

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Office of Talent, Culture, and Engagement

J.D. Wetsel Service Center

1225 W. Mitchell St.,
Suite 212, 
Box 19176
Arlington, TX 76019

Phone: 817-272-5554 
Fax: 817-272-7288