HR Focus - Human Resources at Ohio State
Category: HR Focus
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Human Resources’ Scheduling Work and Overtime policy, as well as the Holidays policy have been revised and are effective as of December 20, 2021. Summaries of the changes and the new policies are available on the HR Policies/Forms page.
A revised Human Resources Paid Leave Policy, 6.27, will go into effect January 3, 2021, and expand parental leave eligibility, amongst other revisions. The policy will also be renamed “Paid Time Off.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.