2020/01/01 – Staff Career Development Grant Online Applications Accepted Until January 31 - Human Resources at Ohio State
Staff Career Development Grant online applications accepted until January 31
January 1, 2020 |
HR Leadership Transition
Jeff Risinger will be leaving his role as senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources to join the University of Kansas Health System. His last day with Ohio State will be April 23.
Supplemental retirement enrollment calendars to change April 1
In addition to the mandatory retirement plans, Ohio State offers supplemental savings options to help faculty and staff plan for retirement. Most Ohio State employees are eligible to participate in the 403(b) and 457(b) Supplemental Retirement Accounts (SRA). Due to changes in federal law, Ohio State’s enrollment rules for 457(b) plans will align with those of the 403(b)
Remarkable HR staff recognized for embodying Ohio State’s Shared Values
Five exceptional HR professionals have been honored with the inaugural Human Resources Excellence Award for their outstanding achievements and demonstration of the university’s Shared Values. Recipients were announced during a March 10 all-HR staff meeting.
Register with Bright Horizons by April 1 for Gift Card Raffle
Ohio State has expanded its partnership with Bright Horizons, when you register and complete a back-up care profile in your Bright Horizons portal by April 1, you will be entered to win a $50 gift card from select retailers.*
Weather-related resources and closing reminders
It is important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, know your disaster designation and learn how to check the university’s status. Although Ohio State strives to remain open, faculty and staff can be prepared by reviewing this policy and taking note of the resources.
Policy Reminder: Whistleblower
Ohio State is committed to protecting all faculty, staff, students and volunteers who report suspected or actual wrongful conduct. The Whistleblower Policy 1.40 outlines additional details about retaliation and a protected disclosure.
First Quarter Deadline for Lifestyle Spending Account Claims
Ohio State’s Lifestyle Spending Account (LSA) reimburses employees up to $125 quarterly for eligible expenses related to health, fitness, family, emotional and social wellness. The first quarter ends March 31. Employees have until April 15 to submit a claim for eligible expenses incurred January 1 – March 31. Unused LSA funds do not carry over.
Enrollment Window Opens for Summer Semester
Applications for tuition assistance benefits must be submitted each term, and the enrollment window for summer semester 2023 is March 20-May 12, 2023.
Policy Reminder: Nepotism
The Nepotism Policy 1.25 emphasizes that selection of personnel be based on job-related qualifications. Individuals must notify their supervisor if any family member applies for a position for which they will be responsible or may influence the employment actions.
Expanded Family Care Benefits Webinar
Join The Women’s Place, Office of Human Resources and Bright Horizons for a webinar about Ohio State’s new and expanded family care benefits. These new benefits offer eligible employees additional support for managing work, life and family responsibilities. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend this informational session.