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General Question (Common Telephone Inquiries)

Can you give me the number to another department or individual not in your office?

How do I verify my insurance coverage?

Can you tell me why I did not receive a canvass letter?

How long will it be before I receive the results from the Civil Service test that I just took?

What is the next step after I receive my Civil Service results?

Can you tell me where I am on the canvass list  (Keyboard Specialist, Secretary 1, Clerk 1, etc....)?

Can you tell me where to find any vacancy at the University?

Where can I find Reasonable Accommodation Forms (ADA)?

What is your fax number?

Where can I get a verification of employment?

When can I come in to do a typing test?

Can you tell me how to get in touch with someone from Sodexo?

How do I change my address with Human Resources?

Why would I need to do a new I-9 if I've done one previously?

 

Can you give me the number to another department or individual not in your office?

Answer:

Please check the campus directory.

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How do I verify my insurance coverage?

Answer:

Employees in any bargaining unit can verify health insurance coverage by checking for a health insurance deduction on their payroll check or by contacting benefits staff at 777-4850.

CSEA employees can verify vision and dental insurance coverage by contacting the CSEA Employee Benefit Fund at 800-323-2732.

UUP employees can verify vision and dental insurance coverage by contacting the UUP Benefit Trust Fund at 800-887-3863.

Council 82, NYSCOPBA, M/C, and PEF employees can verify vision and dental insurance coverage by contacting benefits staff at 777-4850.

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Can you tell me why I did not receive a canvass letter?

Answer:

It is possible that the employer/department canvassed those who had a test score that was higher than yours, or perhaps you were no longer appearing on the eligible list.  Contact Human Resources at 777-2186 for specific questions.

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How long will it be before I receive the results from the Civil Service test that I just took?

Answer:

Response times can vary, but for more specific information, see the NYS Dept of Civil Service website.

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What is the next step after I receive my Civil Service results?

Answer:

Watch for canvass letters and be sure you respond to each one.

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Can you tell me where I am on the canvass list (Keyboard Specialist, Secretary 1, Clerk 1, etc....)?

Answer:

Placement varies depending upon many factors and can change based upon the responses of those who are higher on the list.  If selected for an interview, you will be contacted.

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Can you tell me where to find any vacancy at the University?

Answer:

In addition to New York State (NYS) employment, there are several other employers on the Binghamton University campus.  Open NYS positions, including faculty, classified, and professional are posted on our website.  Information for other employers on campus is also included here.

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Where can I find Reasonable Accommodation Forms (ADA)?

Answer:

Please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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What is your fax number?

Answer:

607-777-4947

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Where can I get a verification of employment?

Answer:

Please fax your request to 607-777-4947 including a signed authorization release. You will receive an answer within 5 business days.

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When can I come in to do a typing test?

Answer:

Please contact Human Resources at 777-2186 to arrange an appointment.

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Can you tell me how to get in touch with someone from Sodexo?

Answer:

Telephone: 607-777-4689 Email: jobs@budining.com Web site: www.budining.com Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 187

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How do I change my address with Human Resources?

Answer:

Please visit our Address Change web page

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Why would I need to do a new I-9 if I've done one previously?

Answer:

For US citizens, I-9's are valid for up to three years.  If you have had a break in service you may be required to complete a new one.

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Last Updated: 2/25/14