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Engagement in wellness programs leads to greater health outcomes

Earlier this month, the annual State of Health and Wellness in Buckeye Nation address highlighted the impact wellness initiatives are contributing to faculty and staff health outcomes.

Staff member attributes Ohio State resources and relationships to improving well-being

Over the past year, strong relationships and exceptional benefits significantly contributed to Beth Uniacke's personal wellness journey.

Watch Ohio State Staff Set the Stage for the University’s Largest Commencement Ceremony

Staff members from Facilities Operations and Development (FOD) spent nearly five months preparing for this year’s Spring Commencement.

Celebrate Employee Well-Being Month with the Many Ohio State Health and Wellness Resources

Ohio State is committed to being a healthy workplace for faculty and staff by offering programs and resources for health and wellness.

BuckeyeLearn Expands Training Opportunities, Extends to Wexner Medical Center

More than 15,000 users have accessed BuckeyeLearn, the university-wide online training tool, since its introduction in September 2015.

Staff Give Back to Local Nonprofit Agencies

More than 80 HR staff spent time on March 24 making a meaningful difference in the lives of others in the Central Ohio community.

Managing@OSU – What Makes a Good Leader?

Leadership is the most important influence on an organization’s health and productivity. But when employees take new management roles, they may face more responsibilities, expectations and challenges.

Bucks for Charity Exceeds Goal for Local Community

Giving back is core to Ohio State and, this year, more than 4,000 faculty, staff and retirees raised $1,150,960 for Central Ohio community organizations.

HR FOCUS

Submit Flexible Work Agreement online by September 30

As Ohio State continues to support flexible work arrangements - whether remote, in the office or hybrid - all employees need to appropriately document their work locations. All faculty and staff who are working remotely in any capacity need to complete an online Flexible Work Agreement and have it approved by their manager by September 30.

HR Leadership announcement

Dr. Jeff Risinger will serve as the university’s next senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources, effective August 16, 2021. He will provide leadership across the university to support our values, help advance our diversity and inclusion efforts, and continue to foster a Buckeye culture that positively impacts our entire community

Return to campus guidance

HR guidance about planning for the return of employees to campus was shared with faculty, staff and graduate student employees across the university to establish work expectations as we reactivate our campuses. Safe and Healthy Buckeyes also provides guidance on protocols and preparation.

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.

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Enrollment for autumn 2021 tuition assistance closing on August 27

The enrollment window for autumn semester 2021 tuition assistance ends Friday, August 27, 2021. Applications are required each applicable semester to receive faculty and staff tuition assistance and dependent tuition assistance.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

Faculty and staff have an opportunity to be randomly selected to receive four complimentary tickets to the Ohio State vs. University of Tulsa football game on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 3:30 p.m. Opt-in by Friday, Aug. 20, at 11:59 p.m.

Access LinkedIn Professional Development

Learn new skills that are important to help advance your career. Staff can apply to access a free LinkedIn Learning License providing availability to video tutorials covering business, creative and technology topics.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week July 26-Aug 1

In recognition of our incredible faculty and staff, a variety of in-person events, virtual activities and discounts are planned to celebrate. Thank you, faculty and staff, for your dedication and contributions to Ohio State!

Policy Reminder: Ohio State is a Tobacco Free Environment

To promote public health, campus community well-being and the university’s goal to be the healthiest higher education institution, tobacco use on Ohio State property is prohibited. Please review the policy, resources and tobacco cessation information that are available.
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