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Online Timekeeping & Leave System

Beginning March 12, 2010, AREF employees will submit all time and attendance information (including leave requests) using ADP Workforce Now Timekeeping.

Training tutorials are available to all department supervisors and timekeepers via www.atlaref.org > Human Resources > Employees > Timekeeping & Leave.

Human Resources


AREF Employee Administrators

Information in this section is intended for administrators managing employees paid through the Atlanta Research & Education Foundation.

Hiring Policies & Procedures

All job postings and new hires must be approved by the Executive Director. To initiate the hiring process please contact Ellen Schneider.

Equal employment opportunity will be provided to all staff and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, age, or national origin.

  1. All job advertisements for the Atlanta Research and Education Foundation must include that we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. AREF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).
  2. The job description worksheet must be completed and posted while you are searching for a new employment candidate. The job description must be posted for 5 working days before an individual can be given a job offer. Fax a copy to the AREF office at 404-235-3061 for posting.
  3. Have the candidate complete the job application form, in addition to providing his/her resume.
  4. Once you have selected the person you wish to hire, contact the AREF administrative office and, upon approval, we will prepare the job offer letter. No one may begin working until they have received and signed a job offer letter from our Executive Director.
  5. Turn in the job application form /resume and new hire memo to the AREF administrative office. The new hire memo must have the signature of the Principal Investigator for whom the employee will be working. An e-mail from the Principal Investigator regarding salary will suffice. All e-mails regarding new hires should be directed to Ellen Schneider, HR Manager. Please be sure to mention the new employees name, social security number, home address, start date, Position Title /project, supervisor and salary.

All AREF employees must receive a VA "Without Compensation" (WOC) appointment.

Job Description Worksheet

The job description worksheet must be completed and posted while you are searching for a new employment candidate. The announcement must be posted for 5 working days before an individual can be given a job offer. Complete this form using AREF Online to route it for approval and posting on our website.

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Request to Hire Form

Turn in the job application form/resume and new hire memo to the AREF administrative office. The new hire memo must have the signature of the Principal Investigator for whom the employee will be working. An e-mail from the Principal Investigator regarding salary will suffice. All e-mails regarding new hires should be directed to Ellen Schneider.

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