HR memo: CUPE 2278 – Teaching Assistants & Markers – Bullying & Harassment Prevention Training, Orientation, and Dues Deduction (Aug. 22, 2019)

We have issued a memo regarding bullying & harassment prevention training, orientation, and dues deduction for CUPE 2278 – Teaching Assistants & Markers.

Read the memo online at https://www.hr.ubc.ca/memos/cupe-2278-bullying-harassment-prevention-training-orientation-dues-deduction-aug-22-2019/.

Actions:

  • Ensure that new CUPE 2278 teaching assistants and markers in your unit take UBC’s online bullying and harassment prevention training.
  • Ensure that all CUPE 2278 teaching assistants and markers complete a written dues check-off request form.
  • Ensure your department/faculty holds an orientation meeting for CUPE 2278 teaching assistants and markers.

See all HR memos at https://www.hr.ubc.ca/memos/.

Understanding Your Staff Pension Plan: September sessions

The Pensions Administration Office is hosting two upcoming September Understanding Your Staff Pension Plan sessions for members of the UBC Staff Pension Plan. If you are interested in attending, please register soon as these sessions fill up quickly.

These workshops help attendees learn about the plan, about pensions in general, and related retirement considerations.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 17, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Visit https://staff.pensions.ubc.ca/news/workshops/ to register.

New PD workshops this fall

HR is hosting several professional development workshops this fall at the Vancouver campus:

If you are interested in these workshops, you may be able to use your professional development funding. Please visit the page for your employee group to learn more.

Wellbeing workshops: Fall stress & resilience series

Join HR’s Health Promotions team and Dr. Thara Vayali in a three-part Stress & Resilience wellbeing series this fall, to explore the stress response, recognize your stress levels, build resilience, and discover the connection between empathy and stress.

These free workshops will be held 12:00-1:00 p.m., in Neville Scarfe (2125 Main Mall). Register for free in the HR events catalog.

Aug. 13 IRP HR call-in session: The employee lifecycle: Create positions in Workday

The next Integrated Renewal Program HR call-in session will be Aug. 13, 9:00-10:00 a.m., where the team will provide an overview and demo of creating positions (including classification) in Workday. Human resources practitioners at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are welcome to join.

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
  • Overview and demo of creating positions in Workday

Not yet on the Outlook invite? If you are interested in participating in the call, email integrated.renewal@ubc.ca to be sent the invite.

IRP HR Call-In Session Recordings

A recording of all previous IRP HR call-in sessions are available on the IRP Website under HR/Payroll Workstream Resources (https://irp.ubc.ca/resources/hr). New recordings are posted within 3-4 business days of the sessions. To obtain the password to view the IRP HR call-in session recordings, please email integrated.renewal@ubc.ca.

CTLT Summer Institute 2019: Aug. 19-29 & Sept. 4-6

CTLT Summer Institute 2019: Aug. 19-29 & Sept. 4-6

Interested in teaching, learning or technology? The UBC CTLT Summer Institute features more than 30 free workshops for educators on topics such as open education, student wellbeing, learning analytics, and more. This year’s Institute runs Aug. 19-29, and Sept. 4-6. View the full schedule of events and learn more at institute.ctlt.ubc.ca/summer-institute/.

50/50 Yoga Pilates: Aug. 1

Join HR’s Health Promotions team for a free 50/50 Yoga Pilates class on Aug. 1. 50/50 Yoga Pilates consists of 50% standing Pilates work, which integrates Pilates principles into lower-body work, and 50% yoga mat work to strengthen the core with complementary exercises. There will be some mats available however quantities are limited. Participants who have their own mats are encouraged to bring them.

Details:

Date: Aug. 1, 2019
Time: 11:00-11:55 a.m.
Location: Life Building, ARC Main Level Studio [map]
Register online

Search for the new Vice President, Human Resources

Search for the new Vice President, Human Resources

The search has been launched for the new Vice President, Human Resources.

UBC’s Vice President, Human Resources, reports to the President and oversees a human resources portfolio that includes equity and inclusion; human resources advisory partnerships; central operational services; total compensation; health & wellbeing; strategic workplace initiatives; learning & engagement; strategic faculty relations; housing and relocation services; and human resources management systems.

You can view the posting at executive search firm Caldwell Partner’s website, job ID 190525.

July 10 IRP HR call-in session: Delegations in Workday; Subscribe to IRP newsletter

Subscribe to the IRP newsletter

The Integrated Renewal Program newsletter provides information on the project, and helps create awareness and understanding about the program. To learn more and to subscribe, visit https://irp.ubc.ca/news/newsletter.html. The next edition of the newsletter is scheduled to go out this afternoon, and will have information regarding validation and security role mapping timelines.

Next IRP HR Call

The next Integrated Renewal Program HR call-in session will be July 10, 9:00-10:00 a.m., where the team will provide an overview and demo of delegations in Workday. Human resources practitioners at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are invited to join.

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
  • Overview and demo of delegations in Workday

RSVP

If you are interested in participating in the call, email integrated.renewal@ubc.ca to RSVP. A member from the IRP team will send you an invitation.

IRP HR call-in session recordings

A recording of all previous IRP HR call-in sessions are available on the IRP website under HR/Payroll Workstream resources. New recordings are posted within 3-4 business days of the sessions. To obtain the password to view the IRP HR call-in session recordings, please email integrated.renewal@ubc.ca.