Part-Time Hourly Officers are part-time employees and are paid on the bi-weekly payroll, not the semi-monthly payroll. Employees who are paid on a bi-weekly basis are expected to report their hours worked and absences taken each pay period. This information is entered and submitted electronically through the Time & Labor and Absence Management (TLAM) system, accessed via the MyColumbia portal.

The new system will have many new features that will streamline time and attendance reporting for Part-Time Hourly Officers and their supervisors. See below the following guidelines on how to use the TLAM system, the training available to you, and other related information. 

    Absence Management

    Absence Management is a paid time off tracking system that is integrated with the University’s Human Resources system, PAC. Some of the features available in this new time off system include:

    • Absence Management is a paid time off tracking system that is integrated with the University’s Human Resources system, PAC. Some of the features available in this new time off system include:Absence Forecasting Tool – use this tool to forecast future vacation absences to determine if you have enough available time to take the absence.
    • Additional Absence Balance Views – when entering a vacation day request, you will see three balance amounts. If the projected balance is negative, it will be highlighted in red on the Request Absence page:
    1. Current Balance: as of the last date Absence finalized for the employee (date is displayed).
    2. Balance Through this Request: balance through the request date and includes submitted or approved absences through current request.
    3. Balance at 06/30/YEAR: the balance through the end of the Fiscal Year.