For the third consecutive year, the Georgia Institute of Technology
has been recognized on The Chronicle
of Higher Education’s 2011 “Great
Colleges To Work For” Honor Roll. Tech was the only four-year
institution to receive the recognition.
The information in this brochure provides a brief overview for new
faculty and staff to highlight policies, benefits
and opportunities at
Georgia Tech. You are encouraged to visit the Human Resources web site
to learn more
about the wide range of services and benefits the Georgia
Tech offers to faculty and staff and their families.
Georgia Tech provides a variety of work/life balance programs for
faculty and staff, including:
Flexible work arrangements
A variety of flexible working arrangements—such as a compressed work week, flextime, job sharing and
telecommuting—enable employees to meet professional goals and
balance personal responsibilities. Participation is at the discretion
of the individual department's. Participating in a flexible working
arrangement is a privilege and not a right.
A variety of supplemental benefits are
extended to employees:
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• Will Preparation
• McAfee VirusScan &
• You Decide
• MARTA Passes
• DISH Network
• Georgia United Credit Union
• AT&T Sponsorship Program
• Sprint Together With Nextel
• Ford Discount
• General Motors Discount
• GT Dining Discount
• Travel Discounts
Active Service Modified Duties
As related to Georgia Tech's
ADVANCE program, faculty may apply for funding for supplementing teaching loads related to childbirth or family leave.
Leaves of Absence
Georgia Tech offers a rich holiday, sick and vacation program as
well as other benefits to complete your benefits package.
Donated Sick Leave
Accrued sick leave may be donated to a sick
pool to cover absence of a benefits-eligible employee because of illness
or injury of the benefits-eligible employee or an immediate family
member (spouse, parent, or child) of a benefits-eligible employee.
Diversity and Inclusion
At the Georgia Institute of Technology, we welcome a wide variety
of intellectual and cultural perspectives. Our commitment to developing and maintaining an open, friendly and productive environment is reflected throughout our campus community. Diversity
management is one of the highest institutional priorities, led by
the Office of Institute Diversity. Our office collaborates with other
campus programs and units on initiatives and policies designed
to assure that Tech recruits and retains individuals who reflect the
world we live in and who strive to make it better.
The contributions of every community member are vital to our mission. We believe that the further development of the Institute rests
in our willingness to embrace all backgrounds, talents, and ideas.
Thus, diversity management is one of our highest institutional
As the Institute grows, we continue to develop new strategies and
initiatives to further our diversity efforts. The Diversity Leadership
Network, made up of faculty, staff , and student leaders, administers various programs to meet the needs of our community.