BUworks – Manager Self-service

BUworks has implemented Manager Self-service (MSS), a web-based interface providing capabilities that enable managers to create, view, and modify employee data within their area of responsibility. There are two main areas of functionality within Manager Self-Service. (1) Team application enables managers to approve time, approve requests from employees such as time off, and initiate personnel actions such as transfers and leave of absence. (2) Organization application enables managers to control their organizational structure by initiating the creation or maintenance of org units and positions.

Available To

Staff – Managers and supervisors with direct reports are provided access to Manager Self-service functions


BUworks provides an integrated infrastructure that supports human capital management, payroll, budget, finance, procurement, and research administration across the University. BUworks improves our ability to plan and manage by fostering collaboration and consistency of information.

Key Features

  • Manager Self-service (MSS) functionality provides managers with information in a concise, easy-to-navigate fashion using a web-based interface.
  • MSS provides a complete view of employee, organizational unit, and position information within in their area of responsibility.
  • MSS allows managers to approve working time for non-exempt employees.
  • MSS allows managers to maintain employee data and manage employees through personnel actions.


BU login name and Kerberos password


No charge

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