Next Integrated Renewal Program HR update call: Jan. 29, 2019

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Integrated Renewal Program HR update call on Dec. 6 If you weren’t able to make it, or you would like to review the slides and the call, there is a recording available.

Our next HR IRP call-in session will be Jan. 29, 9:00-10:00 a.m. All human resources practitioners at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are invited to join through phone or by video-conference.

Jan. 29 agenda:

  • Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) Update
  • HR Work Stream Update – what has the team been working on and what is planned for the next 30 days
  • Supervisory Organizations – details of upcoming data validation with the community
  • Q & As

If you are interested in participating in the call, please contact IRP at to RSVP.

HR office closures over 2018 holiday break

The HR office will be closed over the holiday break.

Holidays Contacts (Vancouver)

We will be open until 12:00 p.m. on Dec. 24, 2018, and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2019. Each unit has a designated person who will be monitoring emergency inquires over the week. To reach the voicemail of any HR unit at the Vancouver campus, call 604-822-8111.

HR systems maintenance Nov. 21. 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

UBC will be performing system maintenance on Nov. 21, 2018, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Parts of our HR systems will not be available during this time. This includes:

  • ISIS
  • Benefits sign-up system
  • Training catalog and registration
  • Sick leave system
  • Faculty/Department specific job postings

UBC’s external and internal jobs boards, and HRMS/FMS systems will be available during this time.

What will inspire you to work at UBC in 2025? Share your thoughts to shape your future workplace

What will inspire you to work at UBC in 2025? Share your thoughts in a brief survey at It should only take about 10-15 minutes to complete. The survey closes December 9, 2018.

Currently in development, the Focus on People Framework supports the university’s strategic plan and will speak to how the university intends to lead as a first-choice place to work for faculty and staff.

For more information about the framework, visit

Focus on People 2017-18 Benchmark Report

The 2017-18 Focus on People Benchmark Report provides analytics and insights about UBC’s workforce. Taking into consideration the priorities in UBC’s new strategic plan, Shaping the Next Century, the information in the report is intended to begin to inform the university’s ability to:

  • Attract, engage and retain a diverse global community of outstanding student employees, faculty and staff;
  • Support the ongoing development of sustainable, healthy and connected campuses and communities; and
  • Cultivate a diverse community that creates and sustains equitable and inclusive campuses.

Visit to read the full report.

Understanding Your Staff Pension Plan: Aug. 22

We have an upcoming Understanding Your Staff Pension Plan information session for members of the Staff Pension Plan. If you are interested in attending, please register soon as these sessions fill up quickly.

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Detailed location information will be given upon registration.
Presenter: Debbie Wilson, Director, UBC Staff Pension Plan
Register online