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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.
March 13, 2024

How $125 can improve your well-being and bring joy

With uses as varied as our employees are diverse, Ohio State’s Lifestyle Spending Account (LSA) reimburses a wide range of activities and items to help bring joy and alleviate stress – like pet adoption, dance classes, car repairs, marathons, emergency child care, and so much more.
January 26, 2024

50 years of serving the youngest Buckeyes – and their families

The Ohio State University Child Care Program is celebrating its 50th year of providing high-quality, child-led care for the Ohio State community, including faculty, staff and students.
August 2, 2023

Workday Notifications for Merit Increases

Starting Aug. 2, merit increase notifications are available for campus tenure, clinical and research track faculty and non-bargaining unit regular staff. To view your merit statement, log into Workday and click on the merit announcement, located on the home page. Note, merit notifications do not include bonuses or other types of income.
July 28, 2023

Manager resources for onboarding new employees

Managers play an important role in guiding new employees as they pursue successful and fulfilling Ohio State careers. If you are a manager onboarding a new employee, there are many resources you can leverage to welcome and transition your new team member.
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.
March 10, 2023

Enrollment Window Opens for Summer Semester

Applications for tuition assistance benefits must be submitted each term, and the enrollment window for summer semester 2023 is March 20-May 12, 2023.
January 10, 2023

1095-C Tax Form for Employees

Employees will soon receive tax form 1095-C for the previous tax year as part of the university’s reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act. The 1095-C contains information about medical coverage offered to employees and their dependents by Ohio State. Employees can choose via Workday to receive the form online or by mail.
November 23, 2022

Benefits Open Enrollment Summary Available in Workday

Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State benefits can review their 2023 Open Enrollment benefits summary in Workday. The summary reflects enrollment in university-sponsored medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts (FSA), life insurance and short-term disability plans that will be in effect January 1 - December 31, 2023.

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.

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.

Manager Foundations: Getting Started with Technology

A training on Ohio State’s technology platforms, tools and resources is available to help people leaders use administrative technology to perform your work and manage employees. Managers, manager liaisons and administrative professionals can participate in the on-demand BuckeyeLearn training.

Recent HR News

Policy Reminder: Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions

The Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions policy 4.17 helps keep a safe and secure environment for the Ohio State community.

Tuition Assistance Enrollment Deadline

If you are seeking Ohio State’s Tuition Assistance benefit, applications must be submitted each term. Tuition assistance enrollment for autumn semester 2024 is open June 24- August 23, 2024.

Reminder: Time and Attendance Standards

Human Resources has outlined time and attendance standards for university employees to ensure adequate staffing and support the employee experience.

Connect Program

Operational, front-line team leaders are encouraged to join a new development series to improve your leadership skills, advance relationships with the people you lead, build your communication ability and improve team engagement.

Leadership Series: Team Operating Systems

Organizational leaders are invited to join a new development series to enhance leadership skills, advance organizational success and strengthen your network of peer leaders.