PEA staff

Recruitment

Recruitment processes

  • New position assistance: This guide will assist you when a position is new and there is no incumbent, the department may initiate the process of establishing a new position by defining its roles and responsibilities in a job description.
  • PEA job descriptions (NetLink ID required): The job descriptions in this library were used to create the position job profiles in UVic Careers. Our job description library is in SharePoint and you will find it easier to search.
  • Employee recruitment and onboarding: This page introduces the specific steps, tools or resources for recruitment in the Ready, Set, Hire! model to attract, assess and select the most qualified person for a job.

Preferential/limited hiring

New staff

  • New employee welcome event: The New Employee Welcome, for those who have joined the University of Victoria within the last year, is an informative and interactive workshop.
  • Employee onboarding: Reviews the roles and tools available to help all parties support a successful employee orientation.
  • PEA collective agreement: The collective agreement between UVic and PEA.

Retention

General

Health and wellness

  • PEA benefits handbook: This document reviews the major provisions of the PEA benefit plan.
  • PEA benefits quick reference guide: A quick reference guide to benefits for PEA employees.
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program: The program provides information, advice and support to help you navigate many of life's milestones.
  • Work life consultants: The work life consulting team manages the absence and disability management program (short-term illness/injury, return to work and medical accommodations) and coordinates health promotion initiatives for staff and faculty.
  • Balanced living: Our services actively promote practices of inclusion, respect, wellness, accessibility, safety and accommodation as the foundations of our healthy university community.
  • Mental health and well being: UVic is committed to fostering environments for work and study that are safe, supportive, inclusive and healthy, encourage mutual respect and civility, while recognizing that people are our primary strength.
  • Return to work – stay at work: A collaborative process involving departments, unions, staff and faculty members at UVic. The program provides a planned approach to returning or remaining at work following an injury or illness, whether occupational or non-occupational.
  • Manager support: A place to find resources and support for assisting with performance reviews, improvements and planning.
  • Multifaith Chapel: The chapel is used primarily by officially recognized university chaplains of Multifaith Services to administer to the religious and spiritual needs of the university community. It was built with the intention of being a sacred space for prayer, meditation, spiritual practice, and worship for the campus community.
  • Ergonomics: The ergonomics program at UVic actively promotes practices to ensure the health and safety of all of our employees.
  • HR Health and Wellness blog:  Events, learning and resources to help employees to promote health, wellness and balanced living.
  • Hiring Individuals with Disabilities: A website by the President's Group to promote the benefits and successful approaches to hiring and integrating employees with disabilities into workplaces.

Professional development

  • Career development fund: Assistance is available through various funds to help with costs to further your professional development.
  • Human resources learning and development courses: Our courses are free for all permanent full-time and part-time staff. 
  • Staff mentoring program: We establish a relationship between two staff members that provides informal guidance, coaching, knowledge-sharing and enhanced understanding of the University of Victoria environment.
  • Central professional development fund (Central Fund): The purpose of the Central Fund is to assist PEA staff members in funding professional development opportunities that exceed their Personal Pro D (PDEA) and departmental budgets.
  • PEA union website: The website for the PEA union.

Accommodation

General

  • Employment accommodation policy: This policy clarifies UVic’s responsibilities to provide accommodations to employees and job applicants.
  • Central accommodation fund: The central accommodation fund has been established by the university to help accommodate employees with disabilities and to provide departments with a source of funds to support necessary and reasonable accommodations.
  • Mental health and well being: UVic is committed to fostering environments for work and study that are safe, supportive, inclusive and healthy, encourage mutual respect and civility, while recognizing that people are our primary strength.
  • Return to work – stay at work: A collaborative process involving departments, unions, staff and faculty members at UVic. The program provides a planned approach to returning or remaining at work following an injury or illness, whether occupational or non-occupational.
  • Work life consultants: The work life consulting team manages the absence and disability management program (short-term illness/injury, return to work and medical accommodations) and coordinates health promotion initiatives for staff and faculty.
  • WorkSafe BC claims: WorkSafeBC is the operating name of the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia. It is a no-fault insurance system set up through the Worker Compensation Act to protect workers and employers against the financial impact of work related injuries.