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March 9, 2015

Voluntary Request for Faculty and Staff to Indicate Disability Status

The Ohio State University is committed to growing and supporting its diverse community of people and ideas to foster the growth, development and success of our students, faculty and staff.
March 6, 2015

Ohio State Athletics Named One of the Best Places to Work in Sports

The Ohio State University Department of Athletics has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Sports by Forbes.com. Ohio State’s Department of Athletics was the only collegiate organization to make the list of national leaders in sports employment.
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March 5, 2015

Weight Watchers is Back and Better than Ever!

Benefits-enrolled faculty and staff have new opportunities to join the nation's #1 weight loss program this March!
February 24, 2015

Policy Reminder: Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions

As part of The Ohio State University’s Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Policy, all current faculty, staff, graduate associates and student employees, appointees, volunteers and staff provided by third party vendors are required to self-disclose criminal convictions...
January 9, 2015

2015 YP4H Program is Now Open

If your New Year’s resolution includes eating healthier, being more active, managing stress better or taking charge of your preventive health, then there is a challenge waiting for you in the YP4H portal to help you get results.
December 23, 2014

Monthly Minors Memo: Policy Approved and Set for January 1 Effective Date

The Ohio State University reaches nearly 500,000 youth annually through more than 600 activities and programs in all of Ohio’s 88 counties. Throughout the past year, the Office of Human Resources has worked to formulate and approve a renewed policy regarding youth participation in University activities and programs.
December 23, 2014

Updated Family and Medical Leave Policy Effective February 1, 2015

The Ohio State University, including the Wexner Medical Center, provides job-protected Family and Medical Leave (FML) to eligible faculty and staff for up to 12 work weeks (480 hours) of leave during a 12-month period based on qualifying events.
November 17, 2014

Spring Semester Dependent Tuition Assistance Enrollment

Applications for Dependent Tuition Assistance (DTA) must be submitted each term for each dependent. Faculty and staff can apply online using Employee Self Service or via paper DTA applications.
October 20, 2014

Staff Career Development Grants

Applications for 2015 staff career development grants will be accepted starting in January 2015. Additional details will be available soon on how to submit applications.

HR Focus News

Expanded Career Resources in Workday

If you want to advance your Buckeye career, a new Workday internal career site has tools to help you easily navigate and apply for open opportunities across Ohio State.

Ohio State names new senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources

President Walter “Ted” Carter Jr. has named Katie Hall as senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Hall has served as the interim senior vice president since last spring and has been with Ohio State for 24 years.

Weather-Related Resources and Closing Reminders

It is important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, know your disaster designation and learn 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.

New retirement videos help current, new faculty and staff

Human Resources is introducing four new retirement videos to help new and current employees save for the future. New faculty and staff can learn more about selecting a mandatory retirement plan. Current employees can better understand their retirement plan and how to manage investments as well as learn about fees and how they impact your retirement savings.

Manager Foundations Training

A new training on Ohio State’s technology platforms, tools and resources is available for managers, manager liaisons and administrative professionals.