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Coming Up: Employee Benefits Fair
The employee Benefits Fair is a chance for employees to meet their representatives from University offered insurance plans and retirement programs, on-campus services, and external agencies. The 2015 Benefits Fair will be held on September 14th in the Student Union Ballroom. The fair will last from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, and we hope to see you there! Learn more here.
New Training Workshops for 2015-2016
We recently scheduled our workshops for the upcoming academic year and we're very excited to share them with you! The workshops include sessions such as Transformation Tuesdays, Welcome Home, LEAD: Lead Yourself, LEAD: Lead Your Team, and The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity. To learn more about these workshops and register, visit our training page here.
New Employees: Welcome Home
We are so excited that you've joined the University of Mississippi employee family. To help welcome you to the campus, we throw new employee orientations periodically throughout the year. The next Welcome Home will take place Wednesday, October 14th. Register Here!
Search Committee Confidentiality Agreement
Human Resources, with the guidance of Provost Stocks, Vice Chancellor Clark, and Vice Chancellor Labanc, has developed and implemented the "Search and Recruitment Committee Members Role, Responsibility, and Code of Conduct." Search committee members are advised to review the committee members' roles and responsibilities while serving on a search. It is imperative that committee members use the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct to protect the integrity of the process and the confidentiality of each and every candidate. The agreement confirms the members' understanding and commitment to maintaining the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. The Chair of the search committee is responsible for collecting and maintaining the signed agreements; along with all of the application materials, interview notes, screening sheets, and reference checks.
The academic contract dates for 2015-2016 are available.
Ole Miss Toastmasters
Ole Miss Toastmasters meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday, 12PM to 1PM. What is Toastmasters? Watch this video. For meeting locations and more information about Ole Miss Toastermasters, visit olemiss.edu/toastmasters
Nursing Mothers Policy
In compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA"), which took effect when the PPACA was signed into law on March 23, 2010, the University is required to provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk as well as provide an appropriate location to express breast milk. The new policy is located in the University's Policy Index. Designated Locations of the Lactation Rooms can be found on the University's "Maps" page, under Services and then Health and Safety.