General Administration and Services

The Yale University Archives seeks to collect documentation concerning personnel administration and services at Yale. Specific topics of interest include:

  • Recruitment, hiring, evaluation, discipline, development, and training of Yale staff
  • Personnel services and benefit programs
  • Equal opportunity practices
  • New policy, procedure, initiative development in any of the above areas

Archival Records

Examples of records of interest to the Archives, regardless of format:

  • Affirmative action and equal opportunity plans and compliance reports
  • Aggregate analyses of positions, benefits, and compensation
  • Annual reports
  • Contracts and terms of agreement for benefit programs
  • Classification, wage, and salary structures
  • Employee manuals and handbooks for faculty, staff, and student employees
  • Layoff plans and procedures
  • Meeting minutes
  • Mission and goal statements
  • Organizational charts and position descriptions
  • Policies, plans, and procedures
  • Publications and websites (see Depositing Official Yale Publications)

Office of record

The Department of Human Resource Services, the School of Medicine Office of Human Resources, the Office of the Provost, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Business Support Center, Library Administrative Services, Environmental Health and Safety, the Office for Equal Opportunity Programs, academic department chairs, and departmental business managers  maintain the record copy of documentation about personnel administration and services.