Workshop at Rule Out Racism Event on March 25

Please share this with your staff and faculty

NEW-save-the-dateYou are invited to take part in the workshop Fostering Inclusion: Understanding the Respectful Environment Statement and Preventing Bullying & Harassment. This free workshop will encourage you to take part in a thoughtful discussion about your role in creating a respectful and inclusive workplace free from bullying and harassment.

Presented by Linda McKnight, Director, Human Resources Advisory Services and Mark Trowell, Senior Manager, Faculty Relationsé

Workshops will be held on March 25, 2014 at
St. John’s College, 2111 Lower Mall (Campus Map)

Register online at http://equity.ubc.ca/rule-out-racism-workshop/.

2014 Attendance Records Available

For HR Administrators

The 2014 Attendance Record forms are now available on the HR Forms page. Visit http://www.hr.ubc.ca/forms/ to download the 2014 forms.

If you have questions about using these forms, please contact your HR Associate.



HR Project Specialist Opportunity at UBC

For HR Practitioners at UBC

Animal Care Services is seeking a HR Project Specialist for a six-month period. UBC employees are asked to consider this as a potential  secondment  opportunity:

Job Summary

In support of the Animal Care Services (ACS) HR strategic goals the Project Specialist develops and implements new and/or existing HR initiatives, programs, processes such as employee engagement, performance management, professional development, employee recognition, recruitment, and compensation. Provides consultation, advice and support, in change management, communications, and organization effectiveness and project planning as it relates to assigned projects.

View the job posting at http://staffcareers.ubc.ca/17009

About Animal Care Services

Animal Care Services (ACS), the largest animal care program in Western Canada and the second largest in Canada, is a centralized unit that oversees and is accountable for the University of British Columbia’s animal research facilities for both the Vancouver Campus and the Okanagan Campus including the Centre for Disease Modeling, Modified Barrier Facility, Centre for Comparative Medicine, Rederivation/Transgenics, and Facility for Infectious Disease & Epidemic Research.  ACS employs over 100 technical, administrative support, and management and professional staff, and has an annual operating budget of over 10 million dollars that provides comprehensive research support to all UBC researchers in multi-million dollar facilities.  In addition to the housing facilities and services for animals, it also provides veterinary and diagnostic services, as well as training and expertise in laboratory animal medicine, plus veterinary oversight of 23 animal facilities that must meet Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) guidelines regulating governance, facilities and operations, including facilities owned by VCHRI, PHSA, PCHRI and the Open Water Facility (Port Moody), and the Cultus Lake Aquatic Research Facility.  ACS is committed to providing excellence in research support to all UBC researchers.