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University of Louisville
 OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
 POLICY
 
 
 University Administrators, Faculty, and Staff
 
POLICY NAME
Employee Recognition Program
EFFECTIVE DATE
May 1, 1992
POLICY NUMBER
PER-6.02
 
POLICY STATEMENT
The university provides service awards in recognition of the contributions of administrators and staff.
 
Appropriate awards are established in five-year increments as of July 1 of each year, beginning with 10 years of service.
 
All regular staff members working 50 percent FTE or more are eligible to receive awards. Creditable service for an award includes all periods of regular employment. Regular employees working at least 40 percent FTE prior to May 1, 1992, will continue to be included in the service award program.
 
Approved leaves of absence do not constitute a break in continuous or creditable service.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
The Human Resources Department will compile a list of employees who are eligible for longevity awards for verification by the Employee Recognition Program Committee.
 
HISTORY 
Revision Date(s): 
Reviewed Date(s):  March 9, 2016
 
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY
 
Sr. VP for Finance and Administration and CFO/COO
 
RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION
 
Human Resources
1980 Arthur Street
Phone:  502-852-3167
Email: hrhelp@louisville.edu
The University Policy and Procedure Library is updated regularly.  In order to ensure a printed copy of this document is current, please access it online at http://louisville.edu/policies.