The University of Oregon's Office of Organizational Development and Training is offering a variety of new skills for faculty or staff members looking to improve themselves – from contracts and purchasing to holding high-stakes conversations.
Two recognition programs, one for outstanding classified employees and the other for outstanding officers of administration, are now open and UO Human Resources is accepting nominations through noon on March 7.
The University of Oregon rarely closes, even for inclement weather, because it is a residential campus with 24/7 operations. But with winter settling in, the Office of Human Resources points out that severe weather can force cancellation of classes and/or activities for partial or full days.
Legislation that becomes effective Jan. 1 will make all faculty and staff at Oregon universities "mandatory reporters" of child abuse or neglect. By law, mandatory reporters must report suspected abuse or neglect of a child regardless of whether or not the knowledge of the abuse was gained in the reporter’s official capacity.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to help celebrate the contributions of the UO’s Officers of Administration at the annual Service Recognition reception from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the EMU Ballroom.
University of Oregon deans, directors and department heads have been asked to notify all classified employees represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) that they have until Dec. 31 to request a "cash-out" option for an unused portion of their vacation time.