A call for applications for the 2015-16 UF Leadership Development programs sponsored by UF Training and Organizational Development and the Office of Human Resource Services is now underway, with an application deadline of April 30.
On February 10, the Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee of the University of Florida voted to recommend a 4 percent increase in parking decal prices for 2015-2016. The recommendation now goes to the Board of Trustees for consideration at its April 2 meeting.
In order to accommodate faculty and staff members through the end of the spring semester, expiring parking decals will be honored through commencement weekend. New decals will be required on Monday, May 4, when enforcement will commence.
Get better this summer by taking advantage of opportunities to learn and improve your professional and leadership skills! Training and Organizational Development provides a range of personal and professional development opportunities to help faculty and staff get better.
The University of Florida Integrated Research Support Tool (UFIRST) is now live and may be accessed at https://grants.research.ufl.edu or via the myUFL system by navigating to Main Menu > Grants > Proposals.
All 2014 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) claim forms and receipts must be submitted to the People First Service Center no later than April 15. Participants may submit eligible expenses for 2014 as well as eligible expenses incurred from January 1 through March 15, 2015.
Employees on 9- and 10-month appointments will not have deductions taken over the summer months for UFSelect, GatorCare and/or state plans if enrolled.
The Baby Gator Child Development and Research Centers offer a summer camp program to children entering kindergarten through 2nd grade.
It’s more important than ever to save for retirement—and never too soon to start. FLARE—Financial Literacy and Retirement Education—is a resource offered to University of Florida employees to assist with their financial and retirement planning needs.
The Employee Education Program (EEP) is a popular benefit available to eligible UF faculty and staff. The program provides tuition assistance for up to six credit hours of eligible college-level courses per semester.
Do you know of a team that should be recognized for their great work on an IT project? UF’s IT Awards and Recognitions Program recognizes teams in three categories, with awards presented at the annual “State of UFIT” event on May 15.
The Spring 2015 P2P will be held on the morning of Thursday, April 9, at the Levin College of Law (180 Holland Hall). Among the topics to be presented this spring are TERMINALFOUR, myIT and One.UF.
To ensure you are submitting the most recent forms, remember to always retrieve them directly from the Forms section of HRS’s web site. It’s important that current forms are used to avoid processing errors and delays.
As a biologist working in Latin America to protect tree frogs early in his career, Matt Williams had a revelation. He realized he could continue to conduct his conservation efforts by telling the corporations in the banana, pineapple and cattle industries “how big the fence needed to be” to prevent habitat loss—or he could return to the United States to help the people who consumed the products to better understand the impact the choices they make have on the environment.
This month’s featured “Spotlight on Leadership” article is Creating a Culture of Transparency. In this article, leaders will discover how their actions create a workplace climate that generates trust, engagement, and buy-in from employees.
The Prudential Productivity Awards, an annual event honoring state government employees throughout Florida, has announced its winners for 2015, including the following individual and teams from the University of Florida.
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced that UF is ranked third among 13 top-producing Fulbright research institutions. U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholars are publicized annually in The
Beginning this summer, the UF On Target Classification Project will begin working with departments to provide a comprehensive review and update of UF staff classifications. Reviewing your employees’ position descriptions to ensure they are an accurate reflection of the work they do will help build a solid foundation for the process throughout the upcoming year.
The three UF Human Resource Services departments previously known separately as Benefits, Retirement, and Leave Administration have merged, creating one streamlined department: UF Benefits. Please note that phone and fax numbers haven’t changed, and all emails inquiries should be sent
Since its introduction nearly two years ago, the PrintSmart initiative is projected to save the university $1.4 million per year!
Graduate students interested in GatorGradCare coverage for the summer only and/or coverage for the 2015-16 academic year may enroll now.
Throughout the months of April, May and June, the UF-UF Health Shands Wellness Committee and GatorCare will be providing employees with a wealth of information, programs and resources designed to help us all “Stress Less and Thrive!”
Do you know your numbers—blood pressure, glucose and BMI—and how they compare to recommended guidelines? A free Employee Wellness Event co-sponsored by the University of Florida and UF Health will kick off at the end of this month for all benefits-eligible employees.
UF-UF Health Shands Wellness and GatorCare sponsored the “Get up and Go! Couch to 5K” program in January and February. Participants were provided resources to identify a 5K in the area as well as free pedometers, online resources and training guides, recommended apps and the chance to participate in a Facebook community.