Reminder: Office Hours & Institutional Closure – Friday, November 29, 2019

Consistent with HR 14-17-3 “Office Hours and Institutional Closure Policy”, Interim Chancellor Van Gruensven has authorized the closure of applicable offices on Friday, November 29, 2019 for all UW-Green Bay Campuses.  Area leaders will have the discretion to determine essential and non-essential functions and subsequent individual office closures for the day.  Areas which are identified as essential functions under the policy will be required to be staffed on November 29.  The provision of essential services on the Branch Campuses will be covered by the Green Bay Campus Offices (e.g. GBOSS will function as the office for all Branch Campuses).

Employees who choose to work on Nov. 29, 2019 must receive approval from their immediate supervisor and may be subject to reassignment based on institutional needs. Employees who elect to take this day off must submit the absence request through HRS and have sufficient vacation/personal days to be absent on Nov. 29. This closure does not represent an additional holiday.

Offices that close are asked to post notice on the departmental website and display a notice of office closure a week in advance, including notice of when normal business hours will resume.

‘Black Friday’ office hours and institutional closure policy

Consistent with HR 14-17-3 “Office Hours and Instructional Closure Policy”, UW-Greeen Bay Interim Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven has authorized the closure of applicable offices, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 for all UW-Green Bay campuses subject to determination by area leaders. It is at the discretion of area leaders to determine essential and non-essential functions. The provision of essential services on the Manitowoc, Marinette and Sheboygan Campuses will be covered by the Green Bay Campus offices (e.g. GBOSS will function as the office for all campuses).

Employees who choose to work on Nov. 29, 2019 must receive approval from their immediate supervisor and may be subject to reassignment based on institutional needs. Employees who elect to take this day off must submit the absence request through HRS and have sufficient vacation/personal days to be absent on Nov. 29. This closure does not represent an additional holiday.

If your work area is closed on that day, please ensure that appropriate signage is presented not less than seven (7) days prior to the closure, noting the public of the office closure.

 

Benefits & Wellness Fair, and TIAA Workshop, Monday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The UW-Green Bay Benefits & Wellness Fair is Monday, Oct. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union, Green Bay Campus. Stop by to talk with vendors and get helpful information about insurance benefits and wellness. Grab some goodies and refreshments. UW-Green Bay Human Resources will be at each campus to answer questions and help employees with their Annual Benefits Enrollment questions.

Manitowoc Campus Open Lab Session
Thursday, Oct. 10: 9:00-3:00 p.m., Room F146

Marinette Campus Open Lab Sessions
Tuesday, Oct. 8: 9:00-3:00 p.m., Room M-150

Sheboygan Campus Open Lab Sessions
Wednesday, Oct. 9: 9:00-3:00 p.m., Room 3103

TIAA free workshop
“Save Smart, Start Early” will be Monday, Oct. 14 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the 1965 Room, University Union, Green Bay campus.

 

Last call for Oct. 9 On-Campus Job Fair employer registrations

The Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment and the Office of Human Resources and Workforce Diversity are hosting a job fair for on-campus employers and community service work study partners. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms. Employers may advertise current openings, recruit for future positions or simply connect with students who are seeking jobs. Registration will be open until noon on Monday, Oct. 7. On-campus supervisors should have received an email with a link to register through Handshake. If you did not receive a link and would like to participate, please contact Allen Voelker (Student Employment and Scholarship Coordinator) at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556.

Listening sessions for chancellor search are Wednesday, Oct. 2

As the search committee begins the work of identifying a new chancellor for UW-Green Bay, you are invited to attend one or more of the listening sessions to be held on campus next week Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. The listening sessions will be administered by the chair of the search and screen committee, Regent Robert Atwell, and vice-chair of the committee, UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney. All employees will have an opportunity to watch/listen via Skype. More details and links to follow on Monday. All sessions are open to the public. Session times:

Session 1:  Faculty and staff focus
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Alumni Room (UU 103), Green Bay Campus

Session 2:  Student focus
9:45 to 10:45 a.m.
Alumni Room (UU 103), Green Bay Campus

Session 3:  Faculty and staff focus
10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
Alumni Room (UU 103, Green Bay Campus

Session 4:  Faculty, staff and student focus
2:45 to 3:45 p.m.
Wombat Room (2114), Sheboygan Campus

All four sessions will be skyped to all four campuses.

These sessions provide an opportunity for members of the campuses and larger communities to offer thoughts and feedback as to the direction for the University’s next leader. Please note forum dates and times. Although forums are directed at particular stakeholder groups, all are open and all are welcome to attend any of the sessions. A Skype link will be available for those who cannot attend in person and we anticipate that the committee will take feedback from those who may not be able to attend via e-mail or survey. Those specific details will be announced on Monday via campus communications.

The search for a new UW-Green Bay chancellor began with the announcement by the UW System on the finalization of the search committee, Sept. 13, 2019. Please see the Board of Regents Protocol for the Chancellor Search & Screen Process for more information on the search committee selection process.

TTC Virtual Town Hall Meeting scheduled for Sept. 27

The UW System will host a Title and Total Compensation online Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 from 3 to 4 p.m. Join the meeting by clicking the link on the TTC Project website. The meeting can help you get an update on the work to modernize job title and compensation structures, learn about upcoming meetings between employees and managers to discuss changes in job titles and job descriptions, and hear about the results of the Employee Benefits Surveys. You may also participate in a live Q&A session. You may submit questions in advance to be answered live at TTC@uwsa.edu. Future TTC Virtual Town Hall meetings are scheduled for Oct. 24, 2019 from 8 to 9 a.m., and Nov. 15, 2019 from noon to 1 p.m.

UW-Green Bay mentors needed for ‘Campus Connection’

The University is in desperate need of mentors to help new staff to become more engaged in the University community. The Campus Connections program is an excellent way to give back and get to know staff across campus. Many mentors are needed for Academic and University Staff.  Please contact Julie Flenz in Human Resources at x2390 to submit your name. Thanks for your consideration – Lynn Niemi, Academic Staff Chair and Kim Mezger, University Staff Chair.

 

Title & Total Compensation Project Open Forum – August 13, 2019

The University of Wisconsin System has embarked on a complete redesign of its current classification and compensation structure. The goal of the Title & Total Compensation Project is to modernize the existing title and compensation programs which will, in turn, attract and retain the best talent for the organization. The project is underway and quickly moving towards implementation (anticipated for March, 2020).

Increased activity and communication will be occurring related to this project in fall/winter of 2019. If you are interested in learning about the background and history of the project, current status, and upcoming fall/winter activities, please consider attending the final open forum:

-Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Christie Theatre

No need to RSVP, just mark your calendar to attend!  Please contact Human Resources at hr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390 if you have any questions.

Title & Total Compensation Project Open Forums – August 7-8 and 13, 2019

The University of Wisconsin System has embarked on a complete redesign of its current classification and compensation structure. The goal of the Title & Total Compensation Project is to modernize the existing title and compensation programs which will, in turn, attract and retain the best talent for the organization. The project is underway and quickly moving towards implementation (anticipated for March, 2020).

Increased activity and communication will be occurring related to this project in fall/winter of 2019. If you are interested in learning about the background and history of the project, current status, and upcoming fall/winter activities, please consider attending one of the August open forums, scheduled for:

-Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Christie Theatre

-Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre
Skype is available for the Thursday, August 8 session

-Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Christie Theatre

Each forum will include the same information. Skype is available for the August 8 forum. Please utilize the following link to join the skype meeting.

No need to RSVP, just mark your calendar to attend!  Please contact Human Resources at hr@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390 if you have any questions.

Mark your calendars, on-campus and community service work study job fair, Oct. 9

The Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment and the Office of Human Resources and Workforce Diversity are hosting a job fair for on-campus employers and community service work study partners. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms. Employers may advertise current openings, recruit for future positions or simply connect with students who are seeking jobs. On-campus supervisors should have received an email with a link to register through Handshake. If you did not receive a link and would like to participate, please contact Student Employment and Scholarship Coordinator, Allen Voelker, at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556.