Manager's Toolkit

All UMass President Office employees who are responsible for the supervision of other employees are expected to follow the conventions contained in this guide. In addition, managers are expected to be familiar with UMass President Office policies and follow them. As employees, managers are also expected to be knowledgeable about the information and guidance found in the Employee Handbook.

The UMass President’s Office Manager's Toolkit and the policies, information and guidelines in it, do not constitute or reflect terms of a contract between the UMass President’s Office and any employee. The UMass President’s Office reserves the right to make changes to the policies, procedures and other statements contained in the Manager's Toolkit. The UMass President’s Office reserves the right to modify any condition of employment in whatever manner it deems appropriate, based on changes in legal or programmatic requirements, fiscal conditions, or other relevant circumstances.

We are an 'at-will' employer and operate under the provision that employees have the right to resign their position at any time, with or without notice and with or without cause. We, the employer, have similar rights to terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice and with or without cause.