New Faculty Guide to Getting Started
Welcome to the UNCSA family! As a new faculty member, the next year will be filled with new people, new experiences, and many questions. This guide is a reference to help you successfully transition into your role as UNCSA faculty.
The Office of Faculty Affairs continually strives to improve on our efforts to better serve new faculty. Email us your suggestions about how we can enhance our welcome even more next year.
Contracts & Hiring Forms
You will receive your faculty contract via email from Kim Pauley in the Office of Faculty Affairs. This email will be sent via AdobeSign so that you may easily sign and return your faculty contract. Questions should be directed to Kim Pauley (336-770-3261 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Human Resources will email a link to you via PeopleAdmin/TalentEd, our online employee onboarding platform, to complete your required hiring forms. You will also receive an eVite from CastleBranch to initiate your background check. Questions regarding should be directed to Natalie Jacobs (336-770-1377 or email@example.com).
Banner E-Z Arts ID Number
All employees are issued a Banner E-Z Arts ID number. This is your unique identification number and it will be used often (for example, to access E-Z Arts for payroll, student records, course rosters, grading, etc.) so keep it handy.
Your Banner E-Z Arts ID number will be emailed to you from Kim Pauley in the Office of Faculty Affairs (336-770-3261 or firstname.lastname@example.org) after your signed contract and hiring forms have been received and your background check has been completed.
UNCSA uses Canvas, a cloud-based learning management system in which faculty can post course content, create online assignments, administer online quizzes, set up class or small group discussions, and perform administrative tasks such as taking attendance and setting up an online gradebook.
See the Canvas Information web page for information on basic Canvas functions, including logging in, as well as avenues for faculty assistance.
All employees are provided with a UNCSA email address. Your email address and password will be emailed to you from Kim Pauley in the Office of Faculty Affairs (336-770-3261 or email@example.com) after your signed contract and hiring forms have been received and your background check has been completed.
Access and navigation instructions will be emailed to you from Kim Pauley in the Office of Faculty Affairs (336-770-3261 or firstname.lastname@example.org) at the same time your Banner ID/E-Z Arts number is sent to you.
Headshots and Faculty Profiles
Headshots will be offered for new faculty in early August. Additionally, in order to create your faculty profile page on the UNCSA website, we ask that you complete a faculty profile form at your earliest convenience. Questions about headshots or faculty profiles should be directed to Melissa Upton-Julio at email@example.com.
Office Space, Keys, Computers, Phone, Voice mail, Office Supplies
Please contact your school/division administrative office.
The One Card is the only official form of identification at UNCSA. Your One Card acts as your school ID, building access card, meal plan card and prepaid flexible spending account for campus purchases & services. It should be carried at all times and must be presented for access to campus facilities, services, campus sponsored events, and more.
Please contact your school/division administrative office to obtain a One Card. All new card holders must present a picture ID to receive their One Card.
A parking permit is required to park on the UNCSA campus. All employees must opt out or sign up for a parking plan. If this step is not completed, the cost of the general parking plan will be automatically deducted from your paycheck via monthly payroll deduction. UNCSA’s parking policies and the link to access your parking account to sign up or opt out can be found on the Parking Policies web page.
Payday is the last working day of the month. All employees are required to maintain enrollment in the direct deposit program. Paychecks will be deposited on the last working day of the month.
UNCSA offers the Banner Payroll Self Service portal via E-Z Arts to all employees. Here you can access check stubs, W-2 forms, and benefits. Faculty can find the E-Z Arts login on Quick Links on the right-hand side of the Faculty section of the website.
UNCSA ALERT is an emergency notification system used for timely emergency notifications via email, phone, text message, UNCSA's Facebook and Twitter pages, and the UNCSA website.
Please visit the UNCSA ALERT web page for more information and to sign up.
New Faculty Orientation Resources
New Faculty OrientationNew Faculty Orientation (NFO) helps get new faculty acclimated, connected and setup for a successful year. The event is for new multi-year contract faculty and full-time adjunct faculty on a one-year contract. NFO will be Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021.
New Faculty Benefits Enrollment
New Faculty Benefits Enrollment is a Human Resources event for Multi-Year Contract
Faculty only. New Multi-Year Contract Faculty will meet with the UNCSA Benefits Manager
to discuss benefit options, and schedule an individual appointment to enroll in their
selected benefits package. Attendance is imperative so that you receive your benefits
New Multi-Year Contract faculty should have received their benefits information package via mail for review prior to the Benefits Enrollment session. If you have not received this information, please contact Kim Pauley at 336-770-3261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please RSVP to Keyona McNeill in Human Resources at 336-770-1451.
Faculty Enrichment Day
Plans are underway for Faculty Enrichment Day 2021 to be Thursday, August 12.
Explore the UNCSA website
The following is a list of helpful areas on My SA section of the UNCSA website
Faculty & Staff Directory