Office of Human Resources records, 1979-2000.
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- Duke University. Office of Human Resources
- The position of Personnel Director has existed at Duke since 1949. In 1980 the division of Human Resources was created to oversee all aspects of employee affairs and relations. The collection contains memoranda, policy statements, wage and salary information, pay range documentation, and various other materials relating to employee relations and personnel management at Duke University.
- 0.5 Linear Feet
- Material in English
- Collection ID:
- University Archives Record Group:
- 07 -- Academic Affairs
07 -- Academic Affairs > 02 -- Finance and Administration
- Scope and content:
The collection contains policy statements, wage and salary information, pay range documentation, and various other materials relating to employee relations and personnel management at Duke University. Specifically it contains lists of job families for exempt and non-exempt positions, surveys, and material related to Duke Personnel Management Council. The materials in this collection range in date from 1979-2000.
- Biographical / historical:
Chronology List Date Event 1948-1949 The position of Personnel Director first appeared in the University Bulletin. The appointee, Walter G. Cooper, reported to the Business Manager and Comptroller. The Personnel Department was given authority over all "employees of the University who are not directly connected in a professional capacity with its social or academic activities." 1969-1970 The Personnel Department had the following structure: Director, Wage and Salary, Personnel Records, Employment Office, Medical Center Personnel, Training and Development, Cost Reduction 1980-1982 The Human Resources division was created and structured as follows: Director (an Assistant Vice President), Benefits and Records, Employee Relations, Employee Services, Wage and Salary, Human Resources Development, Employment Office, Labor Relations 1997 Structure revised to include: Administration, Benefits Administration, Temporary Services, Employee Occupational Health Services, Learning/Training and Organizational Development [several name changes], Rewards and Recognition [formerly Wage and Salary], Recruitment. 2000 The Human Resources division became headed by a Vice President
- Acquisition information:
- The Office of Human Resources Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1975-2001.
- Processing information:
Processed by Sally Sullivan, July 2008
Encoded by Sally Sullivan, July 2008
Accessions UA99-80, UA2001-75 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.
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[Identification of item], Office of Human Resources Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.