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TLI Employee Resources

If you cannot find what you are looking for on this page, you can find the UT Knoxville campus and UT System policies on the Policy Central portal. 

If you have any questions about any of the information on this webpage:

  • Wes Romeiser, Administrative Specialist, 865-974-3807

Communications & Templates

Letterhead templates: These templates are to be used for agendas, handouts, or any communication with external audiences (university staff outside TLI, external to the university). You can learn more about these templates in the TLI Communications Guide.

PowerPoint templates: These templates are to be used for presentations with external audiences (university staff outside TLI, external to the university). You can learn more about these templates in the TLI Communications Guide.

  • Download the standard-sized template here. You must be logged into Office 365 to access this file.
  • Download the widescreen template here. You must be logged into Office 365 to access this file.

TLI Certificate Templates

  • TLI Certificate TemplateThis template is a fillable PDF to be used for TLI-owned events and workshops that acknowledge participants’ completion of a particular program. The use of a certificate is up to the discretion of the event owner.
  • Collaborative Certificate: In certain instances, TLI may collaborate with other departments on a program and require a certificate. For this type of situation, download this template.

TLI Signage: Below is the type of signage that can be used at various TLI events and workshops. Please note that the request must be submitted to the communications coordinator 3 weeks in advance, due to the new campus signage request policy. 

  • Sidewalk (outdoor) signs
  • Directional signage for events
  • TLI – branded tablecloths

Timesheets

  1. Exempt Employees: Monthly Timesheet 2020 – Once downloaded, make sure to change the cost center and add your personnel number and position on the form. Your cost center can be found on your paystub for reference. You can use the same template for each month – make sure you change the month in the drop-down menu on the form.
  2. Non-Exempt Employees: Biweekly Time-Sheet for hourly employees
  3. Student Workers: Student Timesheet for student workers & federal work study

Human Resources Policy Page: http://policy.tennessee.edu/hr_policy/

UT Overtime Comp Policy: http://policy.tennessee.edu/hr_policy/hr0445/

Dual Service Policy: http://policy.tennessee.edu/fiscal_policy/fi0445/

TLI GRA Practices & Expectations: Outlines expectations and policies that GRAs need to follow while working within TLI.

TLI GRA Timeline

The following timeline outlines important dates and reviewal periods that GRA’s should be aware of while working in TLI:

  • August – TLI GRA Orientation
  • September – Setting annual goals with individual GRAs and their TLI supervisors
  • November – December (before the end of the fall semester) – TLI supervisors check in with their assigned GRA about their annual goals
  • March – “End of year” review of GRAs annual goals
  • April 15 – Deadline date to extend annual GRA commitment and sign letters of recommitment
  • May – Official TLI letter provided to each GRA detailing/commending their work and service to the unit for the current academic yea

TLI COVID-19 Quick Tips Sheet: Guidelines to follow when returning to campus amidst COVID-19.

  • The university is currently limiting travel due to COVID-19, and subsequent health challenges stemming from the pandemic.
  • Also, the university is currently undergoing a systematic review of travel procedures, and a new travel process is being finalized.
  • If you are interested a presenting a conference or participating in another professional development experience using university and/or unit funds, please attain written support from your supervisor and the unit’s lead administrator before applying.