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2024 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients with President Ted Carter
May 14, 2024

Outstanding Buckeyes Recognized for Impactful Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Five exceptional Buckeyes are living the university’s Shared Values of Diversity and Innovation, and Inclusion and Equity – earning them the annual recognition of a Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award.
May 14, 2024

Ohio State Voted ColumBEST Top Employer

For the 11th consecutive year , The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer.
2024 Distinguished Staff Award recipients with President Ted Carter
April 22, 2024

Remarkable staff members are making an impact and inspiring others

In a community of people who advance excellence and inspire others, 13 exceptional Buckeyes staff members are being recognized with Ohio State’s highest recognition for staff. Congratulations to the recipients recognized for their outstanding achievements, community engagement, creativity, service, passion for inclusion and demonstration of the university’s Shared Values.
Dr. Taru Saigal smiling while sitting at a desk.
March 28, 2024

Dr. Taru Saigal: Why Ohio State feels like home

Dr. Taru Saigal, a 2023 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award honoree, knew she wanted a career that aligned with her passion for serving underrepresented minority patients. She also wanted her young family to be in a nurturing place. One institution with both qualities stood out prominently – Ohio State.
Orton Hall
December 14, 2023

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards Nominations Open

The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recognizes individuals and groups for their commitment to enhancing diversity at Ohio State. Faculty, staff, students, student organizations and alumni can nominate their colleagues and peers who have made diversity part of university best practices. The nomination deadline is Friday, January 26, at 5 p.m.
Thompson Library at night
December 14, 2023

Distinguished Staff Award Nominations Open

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest honor for staff, recognizes staff members who have made an impact at Ohio State and demonstrated the university’s shared values. The annual award honors 12 staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments, dedication and service to the university. The nomination deadline is Friday, January 26, at 5 p.m.
aerial view of the oval
July 28, 2023

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week July 31-Aug 6

As a celebration and thank you, Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week will include a variety of in-person events, virtual activities and discounts. Thank you, faculty and staff, for your dedication and contributions to Ohio State.
July 19, 2023

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

Faculty and staff can enter for a chance to receive four complimentary tickets to the Ohio State vs. Youngstown State University football game on Saturday, Sept. 9, at noon. Opt in by Aug. 7, at 11:59 p.m. Winners will be selected randomly.
2023 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients with President Kristina Johnson
May 9, 2023

Exceptional Individuals Awarded for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Congratulations to the 2023 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients. Five remarkable individuals have been recognized for their outstanding commitment to the university’s shared values, especially the values of diversity and innovation, and inclusion and equity.
May 3, 2023

Ohio State Voted ColumBEST Top Employer

For the 10th consecutive year, The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer.

HR Focus News

Grow your skills, pursue new interests with LinkedIn Learning

With thousands of opportunities available through LinkedIn Learning, faculty, staff and students are expanding their knowledge, delving into a hobby or earning a certification.

Recruitment Updates to Enhance Manager and Candidate Experiences

As we continually work to improve the experience for hiring teams and job applicants, the latest Workday changes are designed to optimize our processes and elevate the services provided by the Human Resources talent acquisition team. These changes improve how we screen applicants and welcome new employees.

Staff Professional Development Funds

At Ohio State, you can combine opportunities and resources to create professional development that works for you. Staff Professional Development Funds provide a way to identify development opportunities, request funding and expand your skills. If you are interested in pursuing professional development over the next year, apply for funds by May 31, 2024.

Job Posting Process and Review Changes Integrated with Workday

Using feedback from people leaders, finance representatives and HR professionals, HR has improved and streamlined the job posting process. This reflects the continuous effort to provide support for the job posting and recruitment process in Workday.

New Benefits and Pay Dashboard in Workday

A new benefits and pay dashboard in Workday now makes it easier to access your most important benefits and pay information in one place. The new dashboard, called the Benefits and Pay Hub, combines the previous Pay and Benefits apps with more comprehensive details about your compensation history, recent paychecks, health benefits, and more.

Recent HR News

Bright Horizon Benefits Support Family and Personal Wellbeing

When caring for your family – including kids, parents or furry family members – you don’t have to do it alone. As schedules change for the summer months , explore the benefits available through Ohio State’s partnership with Bright Horizons.

Outstanding Buckeyes Recognized for Impactful Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Five exceptional Buckeyes are living the university’s Shared Values of Diversity and Innovation, and Inclusion and Equity – earning them the annual recognition of a Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award.

Ohio State Voted ColumBEST Top Employer

For the 11th consecutive year , The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer.

Ohio State Listening Survey

Ohio State is launching a listening survey to collect feedback from faculty and staff starting Wednesday, May 1, and open until Friday, May 17.

Nepotism Policy revision

The Nepotism Policy, 1.25 has been revised as of April 29, 2024, to further emphasize that employees are selected for positions based on job-related qualifications and not relationship by family or marriage. The updated policy clarifies that no employee can use their position to influence – either directly or indirectly – the hiring process for a family member.