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Welcome to the New HR Website

The OHR website now reflects input and feedback from many faculty, staff and student employees who provided direction on what they wanted to see in new features, improved navigation and more engaging and up-to-date content.

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.

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.

History of Convictions Questions Removed from Ohio State Applications

Changes in Ohio law necessitate the removal of any questions related to applicants’ history of convictions from all Ohio State employment applications by March 11, 2016, including student employment applications, intermittent positions, large recruitment events, faculty positions and third-party application systems.

OPERS Retirement Seminars Planned for March

The Office of Human Resources will host retirement education seminars during the month of March for members of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Register to Receive 2015 Tax Statements Electronically

Online W-2’s are generally available earlier than mailed copies and can be printed, saved and downloaded into most tax software.

Staff Career Development Grant Applications Accepted Until January 31

The Office of Human Resources, in partnership with USAC, offers staff an opportunity to further their growth and development. The Staff Career Development Grant awards up to $1,000 for individuals and $1,500 for groups towards professional development, education or training costs related to job and/or career goals.

2016 Affirmative Action Projects and Activities

The Ohio State University is a diverse community of people and ideas. As part of the university’s commitment to diversity, Ohio State aims to be a standard of excellence for employment equity in higher education.

Weather or Other Short-Term Closing Policy

Unsafe or extreme conditions due to winter weather sometimes necessitate use of the university’s Weather or Other Short-Term Closing Policy. Although the university strives to remain open, there are occasions when it is necessary to cancel classes and/or close offices or clinics.

Staff Manager Development Grants Available for Ohio State Professional Development Programs

The Ohio State University is committed to the career development of all staff and a new change to the Staff Manager Development Grant gives managers greater access to professional development opportunities.

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Open Enrollment ends November 14

Open Enrollment ends Thursday (11/14) at 11:59 p.m. This is your final opportunity to make changes to your benefit elections for 2020. Don’t forget to click “Authorize and Submit” to complete your enrollment. Review plan information on the Open Enrollment website.

Employees to benefit from clear paths to HR support

The adoption of a new HR Service Delivery model across campus and the Wexner Medical Center is a key effort in delivering consistent, high-quality services and a cornerstone initiative of Ohio State’s HR Transformation efforts.

Enrollment window for spring term dependent tuition assistance opens November 11

Dependent tuition assistance applications must be submitted each term. The enrollment window for spring semester 2020 opens November 11, 2019, and closes January 10, 2020. Faculty and staff can apply online or with a paper application. The student must have a social security number on file with Buckeye Link to receive dependent tuition assistance.

Forming the HR Shared Service Center

On Monday, September 9, HR colleagues participating in the HR Service Delivery (HRSD) pilot moved to the Office of Human Resources (OHR) location at South Campus Gateway, hitting a milestone in the development of the center, newly named HR Connection. Pilot partners celebrated their new office space with a welcome event.

HR Professionals and Leaders Look Ahead to New HR Model

On Monday, August 26, The HR community participated in an open house forum to connect with HR leadership in an open dialogue about Ohio State’s HR Transformation efforts. The 400 HR professionals in attendance were able to gain insights and information to help them shape their careers within the future HR model.