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Brigham Young University. University Personnel Services

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1969-1990

Administrative History

University Personnel Services (1969-1990) was a department at Brigham Young University which oversaw university employment.

Due to the growth and success of the Placement Center and the Employment Office, these offices merged into the Department of University Personnel Services in 1969. Personnel Services was given a Director, B. Keith Duffin, who served until 1984. He was given more responsibilities at this time, for example, recruiting and recommending the employment of administrative personnel. The Placement Center and the Employment Office continued as subunits with their respective responsibilities. Duffin oversaw the Benefits Office, the Ad Hoc Age Discrimination Committee, Communication Committee, Pre-School Conference Committee for Administrative Personnel and Staff, and the Church Educational System Personnel and Employee Benefits Committee. He also completed a personnel policies and procedures book, organized a personnel program and administrative personnel, organized a training program, held meetings with various staff and committees (Leadership Training, Public Relations Coordinating, Retirement, Pre-School Conference, University Safety Committees, and the Student Financial Aids Council), and oversaw the Personnel Committee. More subunits were created as Personnel Services continued to grow. Jay A. Adamson became the Managing Director of Personnel Services in August of 1984. In 1990, University Personnel Services became Human Resource Services, maintaining much of its structure.

Citation

Brigham Young University Telephone Directory, 1980: p. 55 (University Personnel, variant name)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1968-1970: p. 34 (Student Employment is a subunit)

Brigham Young University Telephone Directory, 1979-1980: p. 35 (The Director is now called Assistant Vice President-Personnel)

Personnel Services (Personnel Services Department, variant name; University Safety Committee is associated) (UA 580 box 2 fol 10, 11)

Brigham Young University: The First One Hundred Years, 1975: vol. 3 p. 641 (The Department of University Personnel Services was created because of the growth and success of the Placement Center and the Employment Office, these offices merged into the Department of University Personnel Services in 1969. Personnel Services was given a Director, B. Keith Duffin, and he was given more responsibilities, for example, recruiting and recommending the employment of administrative personnel.)

Ben E Lewis Records and Correspondence,1948-1980: box 8 fol 3 (Personnel Department, variant name) box 8 fol 3.02: (University Personnel Services Office and Personnel Services Office, variant names) box 8 fol 3.03: (Duffin also oversaw the Benefits Office, the Pre-School Conference Committee for Administrative Personnel and Staff, completed a personnel policies and procedures book, organized a personnel program and administrative personnel, organized a training program, held meetings with various staff and committees; Associated units: Benefits Office, Benefits Committee, Retirement Committee, Wage and Salary Committee) box 18: (1968: Placement Center is a subunit with General and Education Placement; Personnel Department is a subunit with Staff Employment and employee records, Student Employment, Training, Employee Benefits) (UA 1326)

BYU Faculty-Staff Telephone Directory, 1984-1985: p. 37 (University Personnel Services answered to the Assistant Administrative Vice President of BYU, Warren R. Nielsen since at least 1984)

BYU Faculty-Staff Telephone Directory, 1985-1986: p. 37 (In 1985, Jay A Adamson became the Managing Director of Personnel Services and R. Wayne Hansen the Managing Director of Placement and Employment Services)

BYU Faculty-Staff Telephone Directory, 1990-1991: p. 21 (Human Resources is future unit)

Brigham Young University Personnel Services, 1977-1978: box 1 folder 1 (University Personnel Services had a Director's Office that was in charge of enforcing Affirmative Action; Personnel Services had five other subunits: Employment Office, Campus Safety Office, Benefits Office, Training and Development Office, Placement Center; Duffin was in charge of and a member of several committees: Ad Hoc Age Discrimination, Benefits, Leadership, Personnel, Public Relations, Retirement, Pre-School Conference, Church Educational System Personnel and Employee Benefits Committee and the Financial Aids Council) (UA 773)

Brigham Young University Employee Relations/Equal Employment Opportunity Office, 1967-1996: box 2 fol 5 (Duffin replaced in August of 1984; Communication Committee) (UA 1289)

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns records, 1972-1985

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1289 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains records of the Brigham Young University Employee Relations/Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns from 1972-1985.
Dates: Other: 1972-1985

Human Resource Services academic and administrative department records, 1982-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5437 Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains financial records, charts, budget reports, memoranda, and other records concerning academic and administrative departments on the Brigham Young University campus. Dated from 1982 to 2007.
Dates: 1982-2007

Human Resource Services administrative documents, 1985-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5437 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains administrative level documents from the Administrative Advisory Vice President (AAVP) office, including minutes concerning the Administrative Advisory group, benefits review, campus safety, chemical hygiene, motor vehicles, the Office Professionals Advisory Committee (OPAC), position classification, student life, physical facilities, and radiation safety. Dated from 1985 to 2005.
Dates: 1985-2005

Human Resource Services benefits records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5358
Scope and Contents Collection contains reports, minutes, pamphlets, and letters dated 1970-2009. Materials pertain to the benefits available for faculty members of Brigham Young University.
Dates: 1970-2009

Human Resource Services committee meeting minutes, 1989-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5437 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains meeting minutes for the Human Resource Committee (HRC), President's Council, Office Technology and Administration Committee, Violence in the Workplace Committee, Women's Concerns Committee, Personnel/ Payroll Committee, Position Classification Oversight Committee, University Drug Advisory Committee, Tax Committee, and other meetings, as well as amendments and training reports. Dated from 1989-2007.
Dates: 1989-2007

Human Resource Services correspondence with administration and law firms, 1967-1990

 Series — Carton: 17
Identifier: UA 5437 Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains correspondences with the university administration, as well as legal correspondences with the law firms of Wilkinson, Cragun & Barker and with Prince, Yeates, Ward, Miller & Geldzahler, and the legal correspondence deals with legislation on hiring and compensation. Dated from 1967 and 1990.
Dates: 1967-1990

Human Resource Services financial records on Equal Employment Opportunity, 1980-1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1289 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains financial records of the Brigham Young University Equal Employment Opportunity Office from 1980-1988.
Dates: Other: 1980-1988

Human Resource Services meeting minutes, 1991-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5437 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains minutes of the Office Professionals Advisory Committee (OPAC), Brad W. Farnsworth, Administrative Advisory group (AA), Human Resource Center (HRC) meetings, and Human Resource Services (HRS) meetings; letterbooks; HRS personnel minutes; and HRS newsletters. Dated from 1991 to 2005.
Dates: 1991-2005

Human Resource Services minutes and correspondence, 1974-1985

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1289 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains minutes and correspondence of the Brigham Young University Employee Relations/Equal Employment Opportunity Office from 1974-1985.
Dates: Other: 1974-1985

Human Resource Services records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5437
Abstract This collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports of Brigham Young University Human Resource Services, 1955-2009.
Dates: 1955-2007