Program for the 2011 PDI

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Graduate Assistant Billing
Presenters:
Charlotte Shanahan
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
230 LSC
Description:
Mechanics of the Graduate Assistant billing through Accounts Receivable DPSA Forms Department invoicing process
Goals and Target Audience:
College Business Officers & Accountants/Acct Techs for departments that do Graduate Assistant Billing

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Worker's Compensation, Temporary Modified Duty
Presenters:
Kenda Weigang,Dan Pena,Joanne Robel
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
230 LSC
Description:
Session with cover the Aspects of a work injury at CSU.   The Roles  of Risk Management, Employee, Home Department and Payroll Services once an injury occurs.   
Goals and Target Audience:
Directors, Associate Directors, Department Designated Person, departmental Human Resource person, individuals responsible for tracking and reporting time, completing employee paperwork and providing communications and information to employees, their department and other departments on campus.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
All About Special Course Fees
Presenters:
Lee Nagle,Valerie Monahan
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
203-05 LSC
Description:
Provides training on special course fee accounts - how they work and what is needed to accurately account for these funds. Includes overview of the special course fee request form and the annual review form.
Goals and Target Audience:
Those handling special course fee accounts.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Capital Assets-Is There an Easier Way?
Presenters:
Theresa Todd
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
203-05 LSC
Description:
This will be a fun & interactive session to discuss capital asset property issues with other departments.  Learn from other DPC’s (Department Property Contacts) how their departments organize and handle property management requirements.
Goals and Target Audience:
Fiscal Officers, Business Managers and Accounting Staff

3:00 PM

Session Title:
Employment and Opportunities within the State Classified Employment System
Presenters:
Katie Beamon,Rachel Wilkinson
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
This session will provide an overview of the State Classified Employment System. The rules, regulations, and policies of employment within the State Classified System, as well as the specific policies and procedures here at CSU, will be presented and discussed. This workshop is a great opportunity to get to know your State Classified Employment office and gain a better understanding of the employment system at CSU.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this session is to gain a better understanding of how the State Classified employment system works and why. Anyone who is interested in this topic or wants to get to know your State Classified Employment office is welcome.
Session Title:
Kuali Financial System – Tips, Tricks, and Secrets (REPEAT)
Presenters:
John Hunter,Heidi Barclay
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
CSU has been using the Kuali Financial System for 1½ years, but are you aware of all the features that are at your fingertips? This session will provide information related to frequently asked questions and demonstrate system features and tips to help you get to the information you need. Topics covered will include exploring the systems’ search capabilities; document specific searches; deciphering some of the “secret” codes; demystifying the approval process; balance and transaction lookups; account delegates and what to do when an employee leaves your department.
Goals and Target Audience:
This is not a beginner’s class, and assumes basic knowledge of KFS. Fiscal Officers, Business Managers and Accounting Staff.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Kuali Financial System – Tips, Tricks and Secrets
Presenters:
John Hunter,Heidi Barclay
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
CSU has been using the Kuali Financial System for 1½ years, but are you aware of all the features that are at your fingertips? This session will provide information related to frequently asked questions and demonstrate system features and tips to help you get to the information you need. Topics covered will include exploring the systems’ search capabilities; document specific searches; deciphering some of the “secret” codes; demystifying the approval process; balance and transaction lookups; account delegates and what to do when an employee leaves your department. This is not a beginner’s class, and assumes basic knowledge of KFS.
Goals and Target Audience:
Fiscal Officers, Business Managers and Accounting Staff

11:00 AM

Session Title:
All About Special Course Fees - REPEAT
Presenters:
Lee Nagle,Valerie Monahan
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
203-05 LSC
Description:
Provides training on special course fee accounts - how they work and what is needed to accurately account for these funds. Includes overview of the special course fee request form and the annual review form.
Goals and Target Audience:
Those handling special course fee accounts.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Hiring Best Practices
Presenters:
Christine Haase
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
230 LSC
Description:
Actively participating in the employment search process for open University positions is one of the most critical responsibilities undertaken by Colorado State University employees. Recruiting, hiring and retaining the best and the brightest is essential for Colorado State University’s continued growth and success. So, how can we do our best to recruit and hire first-rate University employees, especially in this era of budget-restrictions? This session will share simple, low cost, best practices that units can easily incorporate into their hiring processes to maximize efforts toward successfully recruiting and hiring top performers.
Goals and Target Audience:
Recruiting and hiring the best people can be a lot of work. The goal of this session is to highlight common hiring best practices and efficiencies to maximize outcomes from recruitment efforts and interactions with potential applicants and potential employees. The targeted audience would be any University administrative professional, staff or faculty member that anticipates being part of an upcoming search or hiring process.

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Student Financial Services 101
Presenters:
Christie Leighton
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
213-15 LSC
Description:
Information will be provided regarding Student Financial Services and the assistance regarding financial aid, student billing, student employment, and residency that is provided to students and families.
Goals and Target Audience:
Staff who may refer students and families to our office. It may also be helpful to staff who are parents of CSU students.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Administrative Professionals - Diverse Voices, Common Issues
Presenters:
Heather Matthews,Dede Kliewer,Toni-Lee Viney
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
214-16 LSC
Description:
Administrative Professionals are a diverse group of CSU employees that range from administrators, research associates, county extension agents, and state foresters, among many others. There are over 2,000 APs located across the Fort Collins campuses, the state, the nation, and even internationally. Come to this session to learn about what the Administrative Professional Council (APC) is and how we represent and work for YOU. Discover the ways that your individual voice matters to your APC reps, your specific job, and the university as a whole.
Goals and Target Audience:
To increase visibility of the Admin Pro Council and educate about our work. Our targeted audience is all CSU APs.
Session Title:
Payroll FAQ & Roundtable Discussion
Presenters:
Joanne Robel,Payroll Staff
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
228 LSC
Description:
This session will provide information on frequently asked questions pertaining to payroll processing through Human Resource Services. It will include information on Faculty, Administrative Professionals, State Classified, Non-Student Hourly, and Graduate Assistant personnel actions processed through Oracle. It will cover deadlines, terminations, issuance of manual payments, taxation, direct deposit and many more payroll related issues.
Goals and Target Audience:
Increase understanding of payroll process and interaction with campus counterparts. College and Department payroll contacts and Oracle Users.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Writing Position Descriptions for H-1B and Labor Certification Cases
Presenters:
Paul Collier
Category:
Administrative Topics
Date:
2011
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
This session will suggest issues to consider when writing position descriptions for positions that may be filled by foreign nationals. Discussion will revolve around the minimum education and experience requirements and how those requirements can affect prevailing wage applications for purposes of H-1B temporary employment and permanent labor certification. Alternatives to H-1B employment may also be discussed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goal - To provide tips for writing effective position descriptions for use in H-1B cases and the labor certification process. Target Audience - Individuals in departments that have HR responsibilities and anyone else involved in hiring foreign nationals.