Welcome! Our goal is to provide assistance in the processing of employment data for staff in the research laboratories, for instructional programs and administrative staff of the School of Integrative Biology.  

NOTE: All new employees MUST be fully cleared by HR BEFORE they can begin working. Contact SIB HR PRIOR TO making any offer of employment. ALL new hires MUST contact SIB HR prior to their first day of work. No one can begin working until they have filled out an I9 form or verified that they have one on file.

SIB Human Resources Emails:

sib-hrappointments@illinois.edu – Use when you have questions or want to add a job for undergrad or grad students, extra help, academic hourly, postdocs, or when you want to open a search for a permanent employee. You will also use this email for payroll questions, timesheet related issues or concerns, appointment and hiring questions (basically, anything related to a position of any kind). 

sib-hr@illinois.edu – Use if you have any HR related questions that are not tied to a job or appointment/position processing. This includes: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), benefits, labor relations, promotions, annual reviews, disciplinary actions, or performance concerns, trainings, and more.

286 Morrill Hall | 505 S. Goodwin Ave. | Urbana, IL 61801

Our Team

Cassie Kenton
Senior Human Resource Coordinator
(217) 300-3667
Jessica Seipp
Human Resource Associate
(217) 333-4381
Tina Candler
Human Resources - Extra Help
(217) 300-7045

HR Resources

My UI Info

My UI Info enables University employees to securely view and update their personal and employment information.


Employment Opportunities

Payroll Links

Benefits and Retirement Links

Workplace Flexibility Guidelines (Remote/Hybrid Work)

This policy applies to all eligible academic professional and civil service employees on the Urbana-Champaign campus.

Refer to the following links from the University Human Resources Office:

Please refer to the Campus Administrative Manual Workplace Flexibility Policy for additional information.

Job Classifications

For a complete list, please refer to the Illinois Human Resources site 

  • Quick Links
    • Extra help
    • Academic professional
    • Civil service
    • Faculty: Tenure System, Specialized
    • Postdocs: Postdoctoral Research Associates are employees involved in research and who have completed their doctorate or terminal degree within the last 10 years.  Because Postdoctoral Research Associates are transitional in nature, there is not a required specified search process for appointees, and Postdoctoral Research Associate service should not exceed five (5) years from the date of initial appointment.
    • Visiting scholars 

Exit Procedures

Personnel Concerns

Please use the SIB Anytime Anonymous Feedback form to share any concerns.

Additional Information and University Resources