Faculty & Staff Services

Computer Services

The Birzeit University Computer Center uses the most advanced equipment to manage personnel affairs. The center provides personal computers for faculty and staff by installing local and external networks for different administrative procedures and training purposes:

  • Access accounts
  • E-mail 
  • Wireless network
  • Ritaj
  • Maintenance and technical support services
  • Private virtual network
  • Software development
  • Audio and visual communication services
  • E-learning tools
 

The services provided to faculty and staff members by the Human Resources Department at the university differ depending on the employee’s ranking, offering:

  • Savings increment plan
  • Increments
  • Exemption from tuition fees (only for regular employees)
  • University housing
  • Studying and training courses
  • End of service benefits
  • Overtime
  • Insurance
  • Annual leave system
  • Distinguished employee prize
  • Simplification of work procedures
 

Moreover, there are numerous services offered by the university to the faculty and staff through the General Services Department  that support health, security and public safety, hygiene, food services, transportation, mail, residences, phone services, maintenance of offices and furniture, and logistics.

Time Schedule

Location

Type of Service

All days, excluding Sundays & Fridays

 

Bank of Palestine branch

 

Near the Student Council

Arab Bank ATM

 

Near the Student Council

Bank of Palestine ATM

 

Near the Student Council

Housing Bank ATM

 

Behind the book store

Cairo Amman Bank ATM

All days, excluding Sundays & Fridays

Al Maktoum Building ground floor

Electronics Center

All days, excluding Sundays & Fridays

Faculty of Arts & Sciences building, near cafeteria, Faculty of Commerce & Economics building, Faculty of Engineering building, Photocopying services center, near Student Council.

Photocopying Center

Birzeit University employees can access information about the cafeterias and price lists via the links below:
https://ritaj.birzeit.edu/cafeteria/2014/
https://ritaj.birzeit.edu/cafeteria/cafteria-official-prices-2014-2.pdf

The university offers primary health care (educational, preventive, diagnostic, treatment, follow-up) for workers. It also: 

  • Transfers patients who require special follow-up with specialized doctors or hospitals.
  • Provides dental care service.
  • Offers health insurance for employees (see the bottom of the page for more information).

Safety and protection procedures and systems are in effect at all university sites. Safety instructions and specialized training is offered to workers in order to raise awareness among personnel.

Birzeit University offers the opportunity to rent furnished apartments to applicants from faculty and staff, as well as to guests of the university. Thirty-three apartments are owned by the university and are rented out to 39 employees.

The General Services Department can respond to requests for any of the above services. 

The Birzeit University nursery is located ion the ground floor of the Faculty of Education, with a total area of approximately 300 square meters. It consists of three rooms and indoor and outdoor play facilities, equipped with the latest educational and recreational tools for different age groups.

The nursery opens daily at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 4:30 p.m., except for official university events and holidays. The nursery also offers a healthy lunch meal for children in cooperation with the nutrition department at the Faculty of Nursing, Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. The monthly fee for childcare is NIS 400.

For more information on the nursery, contact nursery staff at 02-2982026, or visit the following link: https://www.facebook.com/BZUNursery2014

  • The Phone Code: A number given to full-time employees to be able to make calls (local or international), knowing that a specific amount is allocated for official calls, which is not subject for deduction from the salary, while personal calls are deducted from the employee’s salary.
  • Business Card: Employee business cards (purchased in full by the university for senior management, and half paid for for other employees) are provided so that staff can identify themselves to other parties. To obtain this business card, the employee is asked to fill out a special form by downloading it here: https://ritaj.birzeit.edu/files/docs/142.pdf
  • Laptop and Projector: Employees can borrow laptops and projectors from the Computer Center for using during working hours, when their work requires it.