Ohio State embraces an environment where learning is a priority, and the Staff Career Development Grant is one way the university supports continuous growth in developing insight, experience, knowledge and skills.
Eligible staff can apply for a Staff Career Development Grant of up to $1,250 for individuals, $1,750 for groups of 2-10 and $2,000 for groups of 11 or more. Grants can be used for professional development, education or training costs related to job and/or career goals. All applicants are encouraged to review the updated rubric prior to completing the application. Applications...
Faculty and staff play an important role within the university community in keeping Ohio State safe for everyone, and it’s important to know how to identify, disrupt and report sexual misconduct. A new mandatory sexual misconduct prevention online course for all faculty, staff and students has been introduced to enhance the safety and well-being of our community. “Report = Support: Identifying and Responding to Sexual Misconduct” has been assigned to your BuckeyeLearn transcript . Additionally, for more information about the Sexual Misconduct Policy , employees can complete the “Understanding the Sexual Misconduct Policy” training online or...
The "Check Your Blind Spots" Tour will be visiting Ohio State on Wednesday, November 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ohio Union West Plaza. This event is being planned by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in partnership with CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ to help expose the nuances of unconscious bias. Through this mobile tour experience, participants will become empowered with the knowledge and resources needed to strip themselves of preexisting biases and better understand the role they can play in advancing diversity and inclusion.
Bucks for Charity is a way we can give back to the central Ohio community. Choose a cause important to you and make a pledge to a local nonprofit organization, either one-time or ongoing payroll deduction.
Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State medical benefits will have access to a personalized enrollment resource, myBenefitsMentor, in advance of 2019 Open Enrollment . This online tool models projected medical and pharmacy expenses based on anticipated health care needs for 2019. MyBenefitsMentor is now accessible in Employee Self Service .
These resources can help employees decide which medical plan is the best choice for their needs and help estimate their contribution to a Health Care Flexible Spending Account for 2019. Open Enrollment for 2019 benefits is November 1-14, 2018 .
On January 1, 2019, the hourly minimum wage in Ohio will increase from $8.30 to $8.55 for all non-tipped workers and from $4.15 to $4.30 for all tipped workers. System-wide increases for current Ohio State employees will be centrally implemented effective December 23, 2018. The HR Compensation team asks that all hiring managers begin using the $8.55 hourly pay rate for new non-tipped employees starting November 11, 2018.
This week, President Drake announced the fifth year of the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Buckeye Football Game. A large number of faculty and staff have an opportunity to be randomly selected to each receive four complimentary tickets to the Ohio State vs. Tulane University football game on Saturday, September 22.
Everyone is required to "opt-in" at https://hr.osu.edu/appreciationevent/ by July 31, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. for the opportunity to receive football tickets. Tickets will be distributed via a randomized selection process. For more information and details about the game and related activities, visit the FAQs...
The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) is hosting a Conversation with Susan Basso, Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture and Human Resources, on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The event will take place at the US Bank Theater in the Ohio Union from 12-1 p.m. Light refreshments and cookies will be provided. During the event, participants will hear from Susan about the Human Resources’ Strategic Plan, staff engagement and general university themes. Staff are encouraged to submit questions ahead of time to gather input on the themes to be discussed. Submit questions at go.osu.edu/convo .
On Monday, May 7, 2018, the university will implement summer work hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some areas may have additional hours outside of this core, or may choose not to change their hours at all, in an effort to meet customer and student needs. Offices are responsible for communicating extended hours and any schedule changes to their employees and customers. Regular hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., for those offices that do make a switch, will resume on Monday, August 13.
The University Staff Advisory Committee is hosting the inaugural Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo , formally known as the "Hidden Benefits Fair" on Tuesday, March 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ohio Union. The expo will offer opportunities for mini-breakout sessions, biometric screenings, professional headshots, and the opportunity to interact with department representatives and local organizations. The expo is a partnership of USAC, the Office of the Chief Wellness Officer, Buckeye Wellness, OSU Health Plan and Your Plan for Health.