2016 Fall All-Employee Training Series

You are invited to attend the 2016 Fall All-Employee Training Series, which will take place on September 19th – 23rd!  Come to learn about programs on campus you may not be aware of, discover helpful tips and resources available to you, and become knowledgeable about important campus policies and best practices. You are welcome to attend one, some, or all of the sessions.

Please register by Thursday, September 15th and indicate which session(s) you will be attending. These sessions will take place in the 1965 Room, Room 103, and Phoenix B of the University Union.  There is no cost to your department for you to attend.

For more information about the following sessions, please see the 2016 Fall All-Employee Training Series Flyer.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 – 1965 ROOM:

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.                Starting Strong: Examining Student Employee Hiring Practices

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.      Qualtrics User Interface Redesign – Navigating the New Qualtrics Insights

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.                  WISDM/WISER Training

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.                  Introduction to the Updated Personnel Action (PA Form) – This session is applicable to admin support in academic units, department chairs, and PA preparers.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 – ROOM 103:

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.                Required Response to Records Requests and Records Management

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.              Purchasing Policy, P-Card, Contracts, and Agreements

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.                  Affordable Care Act (ACA) Training for Supervisors

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 – 1965 ROOM:

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.                E-Reimbursements for Travel

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.              Introduction to the Updated Personnel Action (PA) Form – This session is applicable to admin support in academic units, department chairs, and PA preparers.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.                  Wading through the MUC(K)

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 – 1965 ROOM:

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.              Planned 2 Perfection

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.                  Campus Connection Program

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 – PHOENIX B:

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.      Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program – Workshop 1

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.                  Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program – Workshop 2

 

Click here to register for participation in any of the above sessions.  We hope to see you there!

Wellness Program Incentive Reminder

Do you have health insurance through the State of Wisconsin?  If so, did you know that a $150 incentive is available through the Well Wisconsin program?  There are two steps to complete (just one step if you already attended the biometric screening event held on campus this year on April 18th), and details are available at the following link: http://wellwisconsin.wi.gov/home

 

Assistant Professor – Computer Science

The department of Information and Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Computer Science.  The Information and Computing Sciences unit focuses on problems of information, how meaningful information is constructed from data, and how it may be stored, valued, processed, and communicated by both people and machines.  Candidates with interests in Networking, Data Science, Operating Systems, Architecture and Organization, E-Commerce, Internet Programming and/or Computer Graphics are encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach both introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in Computer Science and in Information Science with respect to networking, information technology, and emerging technologies.
  • Contribute to ongoing curriculum review and expansion.
  • Develop and teach on-line course offerings.
  • Establish and develop partnerships with local and national companies including IT-related industry and research centers.
  • Advise and supervise internships and independent studies.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional service and contribute to the ongoing development of the Information and Computing Science department.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, and a commitment to undergraduate education.  Additionally, they should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues. Candidates with industry experience, including consulting and contracted research experience are encouraged to apply.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Custodian (Second Shift) – Open to UW System Employees Only

The University of Wisconsin – Green Bay has a current vacancy for a full time, second shift Custodian in the Laboratory Sciences building. This position works under the general supervision of the Custodial Services Supervisor, and is responsible for maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of their designated areas.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, August 26, 2016.

Electrician

The Electrician reports to the Building and Grounds Superintendent. This position is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the campus electrical system.  The University operates under various electrical voltages including 12,470 at the Substation, 477/280 and 208/120 in the buildings and around the grounds.  Position also includes responsibility of electrical installation during small projects and other repairs/modifications to the electrical system around campus.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Tuesday, August 30, 2016.

Student Hours Reduction

As a reminder, UW-Green Bay student employees must reduce their working schedules down to 25 hours per week starting August 21, 2016 to make sure we are in compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).  

If you have any questions about this, please contact Human Resources at hr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Update

The Flexible Spending Account (FSA) program allows employees to set aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay for eligible medical and dependent care expenses annually.  Employees decide how much to set aside and that amount is deducted from each paycheck before Federal, State and FICA taxes are calculated.  The FSA program is administered by TASC.

TASC has recently released a new Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Participant Guide.  This guide is available through the TASC portal, as well as on the UW System Administration website.  The Participant Guide includes details on each of the programs offered; Health Care FSA, Limited Purpose FSA, and Dependent Care FSA. The guide also includes information on reimbursement options, the TASC card, Carryover limits, and navigating the TASC Account website and Mobile App.

Christine Olson appointed Human Resources Director

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay recently conducted a search open to UW System employees and Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance, Sheryl Van Gruensven, would like to announce the appointment of Christine Olson as Director of Human Resources, effective August 15, 2016.

Christine joined UW-Green Bay in 2008 as a Payroll and Benefits Specialist, where she performed bi-weekly payroll, employee benefits counseling, coordination of annual employee benefits fair and served as campus I-9 coordinator. Christine then moved into the role of Human Resources Manager with duties such as labor relations, recruitment, guidance and oversight for direct reports, understanding and interpreting various state, federal and UW System employment laws and drafting/communication of policies and procedures.  Christine’s final appointment has been as Assistant Director of Human Resources since January of 2016 with duties of managing day-to-day operations of human resource functions at UW-Green Bay, employee relations, contracts, career progressions, policy development, and employee development, just to name a few. Christine holds an Associate’s Degree in Human Resources, Bachelor’s in Business Management and plans to pursue her Master’s Degree in the near future.

Please welcome Christine into her new role at UW-Green Bay as Director of Human Resources.

*Due to budget cuts, Christine’s current role as Assistant Director of Human Resources will not be filled.

Reminder: 2016 Summer Leave Reports

As we wrap up the summer pay periods, please remember that leave-eligible, unclassified employees will be required to submit a “summer leave report” if working any summer service or summer session appointments.

Similar to last summer, there will be no online entry for the summer session/service leave reports. Click here to find one summer leave report that you will use to keep track of all leave taken during your employment over the entire summer.

Specific notes regarding this process:

  • Please print the attached leave report.
  • In the top section, fill in your name and employee ID only.
  • Record absences for any leave taken while you are under contract during the summer (including work performed that was paid via a lump sum payment).
  • If you do not use any leave time for a given month, enter zero in the “Total Hours” row.
  • Sign the summer leave report.
  • Request an approval signature from your summer department chair/supervisor (if working multiple appointments, you may need to request more than one signature).
  • Any sick leave used during the summer will be charged to your primary appointment.
  • This leave report is due to Human Resources by Tuesday, September 6, 2016, regardless of whether or not leave is used!

Please contact payrollandbenefits@uwgb.edu with any questions.

 

Wellness Webinar – Stress and Your Physical Health

stressProlonged, uncontrolled stress is detrimental to our mental and physical health. Stress can kill. This presentation reviews the stress response in more detail and highlights the impact on the human body during each phase including discussions on stress induced weight gain, high blood pressure, depression and anxiety. Review of previous stress management tips and strategies will be discussed as well as building resilience to overcome barriers to effective stress management.

When:  Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Location: CL 735

No need to RSVP or register – just mark your calendar and join us! Feel free to bring your lunch too! :)