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Staff Career Development Grant Applications Accepted Until July 31

The Staff Career Development Grant provides staff an opportunity to further their growth and development. Eligible staff can apply for up to $1,250 for individuals, $1,750 for groups of 2-10 and $2,000 for groups of 11 or more towards professional development, education or training costs related to job and/or career goals.

Fueling the next generation: How Zia Ahmed uses food services to enhance student development

Zia Ahmed’s childhood experiences, passion to help students and true love for being a Buckeye have led to what he calls his “dream job” creating an exceptional, sustainable and student-centric experience as Ohio State’s dining services senior director.

2019 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

Ten faculty members received the 2019 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching for their teaching excellence. Congratulations to our outstanding faculty recipients.

2019 Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer

Six Ohio State lecturers were recognized with the 2019 Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer for their passion for teaching, innovative classroom engagement and extraordinary effort in helping students succeed.

President and Provost's Council on Women names 2019 Glass Breakers

Congratulations to the three Ohio State women recognized as Glass Breakers. They’ve been awarded for paving the way with their career successes and paying it forward by encouraging women’s leadership in faculty and administrative positions.

Ohio State named best Columbus employer by (614) Magazine

For the sixth consecutive year, The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer. The magazine recognizes Ohio State’s nationally-ranked programs and the benefits provided to Ohio State employees.

Distinguished Staff Awards honor outstanding Ohio State staff for their achievements

The Distinguished Staff Awards, the university’s highest staff recognition, annually honors 12 staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments and service to The Ohio State University.

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients recognized for their exceptional contributions

In recognition of contributions to enhance diversity and inclusion, five honorees received the Ohio State Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award.

Ohio State Student Life one of 2019's Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

Ohio State’s Office of Student Life has again been named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. This is the fifth year in a row for this recognition.

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards nomination window closes January 18

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.

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New Time and Attendance Standards

Human Resources has outlined time and attendance guidance for university employees. The guidance provides expectations for documenting: time worked, meal periods, paid breaks, start times and tardiness, unplanned absences, approving time worked and accountability.

Career Roadmap resuming development with 2022 launch timeline

Following the pause for Workday implementation, Career Roadmap is resuming activity with a new launch date in early 2022. When launched, Ohio State’s Career Roadmap will be a new approach for hiring, compensating and developing staff.

What you need to know about fraudulent unemployment claims

In the past year, the number of fraudulent unemployment claims filed in the United States has dramatically increased. This is not an issue that is unique to the state of Ohio. However, Ohio State employees need to be aware of the threat and know how to access the resources available.

Ten revised HR policies in effect January 3, 2021

These Human Resources policies have been revised: Reduction in Force Classified Staff, Reduction in Force Unclassified Staff, Staff Severance, Staff Employment, Student Employment, Background Check, Military Leave/Reemployment Rights, Paid Time Off, Staff Recruitment and Selection, and Unpaid Leave.

Updated election process for Supplemental Retirement Accounts

Upcoming system upgrades and policy revisions will impact the timing of new and revised elections to Supplemental Retirement Accounts (SRA) as of January 4, 2021.

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Ohio State voted ColumBEST top employer

For the eighth consecutive year, The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer. The special edition of the local Columbus magazine recognizes the very best our city has to offer.

Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs 2021

For the seventh year in a row, Ohio State’s Office of Student Life has been named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by ACPA-College Student Educators International and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Tuition assistance enrollment window for summer semester ends May 14

Applications will be required each applicable semester to receive faculty and staff tuition assistance. Eligible faculty and staff can apply in Workday (recommended) or with paper forms. The enrollment window for summer semester 2021 ends May 14, 2021.

New enrollment requirements for tuition assistance begin summer semester

Applications will be required each applicable semester to receive faculty and staff tuition assistance and dependent tuition assistance. The enrollment window for summer semester 2021 is March 22-May 14, 2021.

Staff Career Development Grant online applications accepted until March 31, 2021

Applications for the Staff Career Development Grants will be accepted from March 1 until March 31, 2021. Eligible staff can apply for $1,250-$2,000 for professional development opportunities occurring between May 2021 through September 2021.
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