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American Heart Association Recognizes Ohio State as Fit-Friendly Employer

The Ohio State University has been recognized as a 2016 platinum level recipient of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program. Platinum is the highest level of recognition.

Ohio State Professor Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Professor Clark Spencer Larsen (Anthropology) has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of nation’s highest scholarly honors. He joins just ten other Ohio State faculty members who have received this distinction.

Kristi Cheramie Wins 2016-17 Rome Prize Fellowship

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Kristi Cheramie (Knowlton School of Architecture) was recently named a winner of the prestigious 2016-17 Rome Prize Fellowship by the American Academy in Rome.

Gene Smith Named Sports Business Journal AD of the Year

The Ohio State University Vice President and Director of Athletics, Gene Smith, was awarded Athletic Director of the Year by Sports Business Journal.

Ohio State Named Best Columbus Employer by (614) Magazine

The Ohio State University has been recognized as the “Best Columbus Employer” for the third consecutive year by the (614) Magazine ColumBEST awards. Additionally, the Wexner Medical Center won “Best Hospital” and the Veterinary Medical Center won “Best Vet/Animal Hospital.”

Distinguished Staff Awards Honor Significant Contributions by Outstanding Ohio State Staff

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest staff recognition, celebrates staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. Each year, the award honors 12 staff members for their outstanding leadership, accomplishments and service to the university.

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards Celebrate Important Diversity and Inclusion Work throughout Ohio State

In support of encouraging important diversity work throughout the university, the Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award annually recognizes up to five recipients for exceptional diversity efforts.

Ohio State Named One of the Nation’s Best Employers

Forbes has named The Ohio State University as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. The university ranked 53rd in Forbes’ list of 500 employers—securing the top spot in the Big Ten, second in Ohio employers and in the top 15 of all higher education institutions.

Ohio State Named One of 2016 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

Ohio State has been listed as one of 19 universities to be awarded 2016 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs, according to a national study.

Distinguished Staff Award Nominations Accepted Until January 15

The Distinguished Staff Awards recognize and celebrate staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. The annual award honors 12 outstanding staff members for their significant leadership, accomplishments and service to the university.

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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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