Welcome to the HR W.I.R.E, Where Information Reaches Employees. Click here for CUNY Central Office Human Resources updates and information.
Welcome to Central Office Human Resources. Our mission is to deliver comprehensive Human Resource services to Central Office staff. These include recruitment and selection, benefits, payroll, performance management, classification and compensation, training and development. Our goal is to provide our clients, Central Office staff, with updated information regarding important aspects of their employment life, and this website is part of this effort. We welcome your questions and comments on how we can better serve you through this site.
Congratulations on your new position at The City University of New York! CUNY Central Office is a great place to work, located right in Manhattan, the heart of New York City.
There will be much to take in during the initial weeks and months after you start your new job, so we’re here to help you hit the ground running. The New Employee Resource Center will help you prepare for your first day of work, and familiarize yourself with CUNY HR policies and training and your benefits package. Please take time to review the information, tutorials and checklists we’ve provided for you on each of the three onboarding stations. Click the link below to get started.
Tax Status Change Forms: Federal, State and City
Timesheet Submission Schedule
Holiday and Payroll Calendars
Employee Time and Leave Summaries
2016 Performance Evaluation Forms
*If you have questions about which form to complete please contact Gary Yip at (646) 664-3276
Salary Reduction Forms
External Employment for Classified Staff
It is the policy of The City University of New York—applicable to all colleges and units—to recruit, employ, retain, promote, and provide benefits to employees and to admit and provide services for students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, partnership status, disability, genetic information, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, caregiver or familial status, or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city laws. This policy is set forth more fully in CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination.
Sexual harassment, gender harassment and sexual violence, forms of sex or gender discrimination, are also prohibited at CUNY. This policy is set forth fully in CUNY’s Policy on Sexual Misconduct.
It is also the University’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations when appropriate to individuals with disabilities, individuals observing religious practices, employees who have pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions, or employees who are victims of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses.
Retaliation for reporting or opposing discrimination, cooperating with an investigation of a discrimination complaint, or requesting an accommodation is also prohibited.
For the Policies and Procedures on Equal Opportunity & Nondiscrimination and Sexual Misconduct, please visit CUNY’s “Enough is Enough: Combating Sexual Misconduct” webpage at: http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/title-ix/campus/university/.
The following person has been designated at the Central Office to handle inquiries and complaints relating to CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination as well as CUNY’s Policy on Sexual Misconduct:
Michael J. Valente, Esq.
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX/504/ADA Coordinator
CUNY Central Office
Office of Recruitment & Diversity
205 East 42nd Street, 10th Floor
New York, New York 10017
Employee Relations, Time and Leave Management
CUNYfirst, Recruitment, Classification & Compensation, Performance Management
Benefits & Pension Administration
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Anyone – of any gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, citizenship status, race, class or educational level – can suffer from sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Read More
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