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Created in August 1980, the Office of Employee Relations, which included the Personnel Department, was responsible for all employees of the University of Maine, Orono. Over the next 11 years, the office evolved into the Office of Human Resources. In 2019, the mission of the Office of Human Resources is to work in partnership with departments and employees of the University of Maine to promote fair and equitable management practices that respect the worth and dignity of all employees while assuring that the University complies with all applicable employment related laws and policies.

Records in this collection include textual information related to the University of Maine's Job Classification program which was introduced in 1969; public facing information circulated to University of Maine employees; employment records including details of appointments, promotions, tenures, emeriti titles, retirements, and resignations submitted to the University of Maine Board of Trustees by the Office of the President; and Employment Policies and Benefits Plans.

Publication Date



Education, Business and Industry


Education | Human Resources Management

Size of Collection

1 box, 1 half-size box

Dates of Collection

1950-1993, bulk 1969-1988

Manuscript Number

UA RG 0004.007

Office of Human Resources (University of Maine) Records, 1950-1993