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Tobacco Free reminder

The World Health Organization's annual World No Tobacco Day is Friday, May 31. As a reminder, tobacco use on Ohio State property is prohibited. In recognition of the day, faculty and staff are encouraged to review the policy and available cessation resources and information.

Flexible Work Policy reminder

Flexible Work Policy 6.12 helps the university achieve a reliable and productive work environment that enables staff to balance work and personal needs. If you are interested in establishing a flexible work arrangement, work with your supervisor and review the policy for specific instructions.

Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions reminder

To promote a safe Ohio State community, the Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions policy requires faculty, staff, graduate associates and student employees, appointees, volunteers, third party staffing vendors and individuals interacting with minors to self-disclose criminal convictions that occur within three business days of the conviction.

Conflict of Interest reminder

Ohio State employees are subject to various conflicts of interest provisions under federal regulations, state law, and university policy. As a reminder, please make sure to review the Conflict of Interest and Work Outside the University policy 1.30.

Whistleblower Policy Reminder

Ohio State faculty, staff, students and volunteers are encouraged to report suspected or actual wrongful conduct. Please review the Whistleblower Policy, which is intended to protect individuals who engage in good faith disclosure of alleged wrongful conduct.

Complete the sexual misconduct education for faculty and staff

To help identify, disrupt and report sexual misconduct, the online course “Report = Support: Identifying and Responding to Sexual Misconduct” has been assigned to everyone’s BuckeyeLearn transcript. More information is on the Title IX website.

Nepotism Policy Reminder

The Nepotism Policy emphasizes that the selection of employees is based on job-related qualifications and performance, and relationship by family, marriage or domestic partnership will not preclude hiring or promotion/transfer. Review the policy for details.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

With winter upon us, it’s important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, and know 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.

Paid Leave Programs

Ohio State recognizes the importance of supporting faculty and staff as you balance career, personal and family life. As part of our total rewards package, the university provides paid and unpaid leaves to support employees. All paid leave offerings, eligibility and accrual is outlined in the Paid Leave Programs Policy.

Observed university holidays

Ohio State observes ten holidays per year and provides eligible employees with a holiday benefit as outlined in the Holidays Policy. Please review the policy for employment eligibility and when the holidays are observed.

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HR Service Delivery Pilot Kicks Off

On July 1, Ohio State launched a pilot of the new Human Resources operating model through the Enterprise Project’s HRSD Team as part of the university’s broader HR Transformation efforts.

Enrollment window open for autumn term dependent tuition assistance

The enrollment window for autumn semester 2019 is open June 24, 2019, through August 23, 2019. Faculty and staff can apply online or with a paper application. Dependent tuition assistance applications must be submitted each term. The student must have a social security number on file with Buckeye Link.

Ohio State benefits: Seeking medical care while traveling

Anyone enrolled in an Ohio State faculty and staff medical plan automatically has access to Ohio State Travel Assistance when traveling outside Ohio and abroad.

Recap: Conversation with Susan Basso and HR Leadership

On Wednesday, May 22, the University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) hosted “Conversation with Susan Basso and HR Leadership,” during which a panel of Office of Human Resources leaders discussed the HR transformations underway, including the implementation of Workday and a new HR Service Delivery model. A video of the conversation is now available.

Flexible Work Policy reminder

Flexible Work Policy 6.12 helps the university achieve a reliable and productive work environment that enables staff to balance work and personal needs. If you are interested in establishing a flexible work arrangement, work with your supervisor and review the policy for specific instructions.

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Career Roadmap function descriptions complete, mapping phase to start

The first drafts of function and subfunction descriptions in Career Roadmap are now complete, and new information about the position mapping phase is also available. Position mapping will be the opportunity for managers, staff, unit HR partners and senior leaders to review and confirm how current roles align to Career Roadmap.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

In recognition for all you do, faculty and staff have the opportunity to be randomly selected to receive four complimentary tickets to the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Buckeye Football Game at noon on August 31. Faculty and staff must opt-in by Friday, July 19, at 11:59 p.m.

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.

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